Timber Renovation Components

Include some post and beam when you build or renovate!

Incorporating partial timber frames in a conventionally-framed home

Timber doorways and openings

Timber frame openings such as the following can be added during renovation:


Above: 4 x 7 knee braces add to the load bearing capacity as well as provide diagonal stiffness to the wall. 8 x 8 timbers frame the 12' opening structurally as well as visually.

Here are some variations:

See also: Timber roof systems, timber trusses, timber floor systems