Archive for the 'TFU' Category

WOW! Now that’s a truly…”GREAT ROOM!”

Although wonderfully spacious Master Suites and Media Centers are increasing aspects of current home design, the central core of a homes living space is where much of the living gets done. What makes a Great Room…GREAT?…is your ability to enjoy all aspects of living…inside and out. Connecting the Great Room to the kitchen and dining […]

TFU “Timber Talk”

OK…let’s GUILD this Lily… Every summer…our Lilies reappear. Needless to say they’re not only beautiful…but incredibly reliable. The pleasure they bring is truly amazing, tangible and appreciated literally…as well as beneath our consciousness. As if they are enjoying us…enjoying them!!! As we approach another thing of beauty…the TFG CONFERENCE in Manchester, NH, August 7th -10th…TFU […]

ROCK n’ ROLLLLLLLLLL !!!!…

What???? Is that veteran Timber Framer Jeff Davis of Davis “Timber” Frame Co. in this Poster for the Sullivan, Davis, Hanscom Band? Well I believe it is! I always knew there was something special about that boy. And to prove it Jeff has offered a dozen COMPLIMENTARY copies of their BARE WITNESS album to all […]

IN MEMORY OF GAGE

After 16 years of love and dedication we sadly say goodbye to GAGE. TFU Field Managers, Jessica, Drew and Marleigh Skelton’s wonderful Lab peacefully left us this week nestled in the comforting arms of his family. A sweeter PUP would be hard to find. At TFU and DFC HQ we’re sad…but proud to have known […]

The EVOLUTION of DESIGN

(How it begins and ends) Our FREYBURG, MAINE PROJECT for Rich and Karen R. THE SEV PROCESS (Site Evaluation Visit) Step ONE: Pull up a BOULDER! Yup…not kidding…unless we visit the Site and sit on a rock with our clients, we’ll have no idea where or how to begin. Step TWO: Evaluate for Energy Efficiency. […]

RAILS RESTAURANT

The 44,000 SF TOWN CENTER PROJECT in TOWACO, NJ is pressing forward to completion. A major improvement, combining retail, residential and the 12,000 SF RAILS STEAKHOUSE launches this quiet North Jersey community as a destination for shoppers, commuters and fine dining. Our client’s dedication to detail is evidenced in his participation and input in every […]

HOW MUCH DOES A TIMBER FRAME HOME COST?

How about $66.94 / SF for our 1800 SF CLASSIC HOMESTEAD MODEL shown below Including: Complete Timber Frame, SIP Shell Farmers Porch and TF Posts ALL interior floor and wall framing Roofing, Siding and Exterior Trim Andersen Window and Door Package Exterior perimeter drywall 1×8 Pre-Finished, T&G Vaulted Ceiling COMPLETE Material Only Package Price: $120,500.00* […]

Winter Wonderland. Really???

OK…we surrender! Here are a few reasons why.   1. Vehicles bursting into flames on I-78 East (miraculously no injuries) during my recent trip to Gettysburg, PA to attend the TFBC BoD meeting. 2. Accompanied by my own 540 degree spin out and collision with the guard rail…luckily alone on the road at the time. […]

The Log and Timber Home Show

As always our homeowners…current and future…along with friends and family are invited to visit the upcoming Timber Frame Home Show in ALLENTOWN, PA from March 28 – 30th. Clik above link for schedule, location and other info. Simply CLIK HERE and request complimentary passes for the show. Provide the names of all attendees. Your passes […]

DEDICATION or INSANITY?

(You be the judge.)   “Nor rain, nor sleet, nor snow, nor minus 7 degree mornings will keep our dedicated (and a little crazy) frame raising crew from their appointed rounds.” I must admit…even with 54 plus years as a carpenter/builder, our recent Timber Frame raising in Whitehouse Station, NJ was a bit harrowing. (See […]