Timber-framed structures have survived hundreds of years.
Long Creek Timber Framers' careful workmanship of the mortised joints, the
sturdy mass of the timber structure, and the wood peg fastening of the framing,
all speak of solidity, stability, and permanence. The ongoing reassurance of
that strength is plain to see and feel, the first moment you enter a home made
with post and beam construction.
A timber frame provides a powerful
sense of enduring shelter for generations. The Long Creek Timber Frame
is not hidden, it is an ongoing presence. It not only frames, structurally,
but frames space, like a three-dimensional picture frame. Your timber
frame can frame the view from a window, frame the content of a room,
or frame a transition such as an entrance or a passage from space to
space. The massive timbers surround you with the solace of strong shelter,
the intimate warmth of real wood, and the obvious quality of the hand-hewn