Archive for the 'TFU' Category

Holiday Greetings

Best Wishes for a HEALTHY and HAPPY Holiday Season and New Year Jack Costantino, Pres. TFU Jack and Evelyn Costantino Drew and Jessica Skelton Jimmy and Sheree Vogt Thank you to our clients, colleagues, friends and family for your confidence, support and affection.

Dutch Shultz

What does noted Gangster, Bootlegger Dutch Schultz have to do with our Timber Frame structures….wellllll here’s the answer. A new distillery barn is being built in Pine Plains, New York, for Dutch’s Spirits. The property the distillery is being built on has a rich history from the Prohibition Era. During this time, a lot of […]

Tradition is good… but… WE’RE MODERN THINKERS ALSO!

Our modern prefab home in Massachusetts was built using our eSIPS prefabricated wall and roof system. Our eSIPS panelized home system is a great energy-efficient alternative to conventional construction. With or without Timber Frame elements, your preferences guide our design process. VISIT GALLERY HERE.

Rails Steakhouse

The exterior finishing is in progress at RAILS STEAKHOUSE. Mechanical systems are underway including a MASTER GOURMET KITCHEN with its own AGING ROOM for preparing and delivering Prime Aged Steaks to the tables of our special guests. Close your eyes for a moment…enjoy the aroma. OOPS…be careful…you’re drooling in advance. Treat yourself to this “virtual” […]

OWEGO, NY UPDATE

Our OWEGO, NY clients are powered up and moving along with interior work. Much of the work is being done by Michael and Sheryl in a hand to hand effort with local craftsfolk. Thanks to excellent team work, significant progress has been made toward getting closed in to the weather. Snow has already fallen, and […]

EUROPE…a Timber Frame Lovers Paradise…the FOOD ain’t bad either!!

  We were fortunate to enjoy a spectacular trip this year to Northern Italy and France. As always when travelling abroad I head right for the examples of early Timber Framing…and then the local Bouchon or other emporium of culinary delight. A daily diet of FOIS GRAS and ESCARGOT is an excellent way to prepare […]

TIMBER FRAMERS GUILD JOURNEY WORKER and APPRENTICE SUPPORT CAMPAIGN

If you’re a Timber Framer, Associate or just a good old fashioned Timber Frame LOVER aka HOMEOWNER…you can help support the continuation of this beautiful, sustainable option for home design and construction. The Journey Worker and Apprentice program is literally the bottom line for the success and survival of the craft in these extraordinary times. […]

TIMBER FRAMERS… Do you have a JOURNEY WORKER and/or APPRENTICE CANDIDATE in your SHOP?

It’s possible that you do… and don’t know it? Journey Worker / Apprentice Program If there is a single objective important to the survival of the craft of Timber Framing it may be the success of the JOURNEY WORKER and APPRENTICE PROGRAM. At TFU, we were pleased and privileged to provide Burlington Conference registration for […]

BURLINGTON CONFERENCE

MEMOIR! 2013 TFG/TTRAG CONFERENCE CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE BURLINGTON, VERMONT Heroic Effort and Astounding Results So….as I aimed my new “smarter than me” phone at him in the cafeteria of the Burlington campus this weekend Rick Holder said “……awww you ain’t gonna snap my pic are ya…” to which I replied…YUP. And snap I did. I always […]

We’re CELEBRATING also!

My 54th year as a hands on carpenter/builder…as of June 29th, 2013. Do the math :>) !!! and… Three new members of our TF client family: Ed and Marilyn B., Hillsborough, NJ Dave and Lea J., Readington, NJ Maison and Alicia L., Perkiomenville, PA Thank you for your confidence…we will not disappoint you!