Category Archives: Timber Framing

Power Generating Gym

Recently I designed this Gym for a couple of professional athletes that had moved from Calgary, where they lived around the corner of one the biggest work-out centres in North America, to Kaslo (pop. 1000) with only one small fitness centre – and it’s … Continue reading

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Post & Beam Barn II

Nine foot knee braces, eight inch diameter. Tight joinery.

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Post & Beam Barn

Rob Wilkes is doing a nice job building this log post and beam barn! About a year ago I helped him design the structure and since then he has been working on it in his spare time. He selectively harvested trees … Continue reading

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