This fanciful tower is a hybrid structure with a timber frame roof.
A timber frame cottage in ski country.
A large community picnic shelter we built at the Hubbards Barn, a centre for community and the weekly Farmers’ Market on Nova Scotia’s South Shore.
Music therapist Brenda Johnson is building a beautiful new music room for her work, featuring a hybrid timber frame, near Hubbards.
A sweet octagonal timber frame gazebo with a solid wall and a shed on the back.
A large barn. See photos of the raising and the finished timber frame.
We built the heavy timber frame for the replica of the flume house on the Shubenacadie Canal System which moved goods from Halifax to the Shubenacadie River in the 1800s.
A lovely timber frame boathouse beside a wharf on the South Shore of Nova Scotia.
A custom design developed by Arlington and the clients as a team effort. When the clients are artistic, the end result is often spectacular.
A house based on our Greenwich timber frame house plan, with an added prow facing the sea and a wraparound verandah.
This custom-designed timber frame home has a prow front jutting out towards the water, maximizing the view of beautiful St. Margaret’s Bay.
A timber frame from one of our lighthouse plans, built in hommage to the old lighthouse on Pointe de l’église, a.k.a. Church Point in the west end of Nova Scotia.
A sweet little picnic shelter with integrated table beside the beautiful Stewiacke River, Nova Scotia.
Beautiful big timber frame barn raised in 2012
Beautiful hammerbeams and fully-timbered gables make this shelter an exemplar of the timber framer’s art.
They have been hauling our frames for 20 years. Now they have their own timberframe entrance on their new facility.
A hybrid timber frame house in an octagon shape. The vaulted central area has the kitchen and living room, a backdrop for the owners’ art collection.
A timber framed outdoor kitchen gazebo overlooking fields and river, with a stone fireplace.
A custom designed timber frame house
A little cottage on a spectacular little isthmus. The driveway is the only connection to the mainland. Hybrid timber frame.
Built on our Garage timber frame house plan, a hybrid frame with conventionally-framed garage below and post and beam living quarters above.
Beautiful full timber frame house with three full-timbered dormers overlooking the village of Bay St. Lawrence north of the Cabot Trail.
A beautiful home with a vaulted Greatroom and full-timbered dormers. See finished interior and exterior photos, and a video made by our client.
Large timber frame picnic shelter overlooking the Five Islands and the old lighthouse.
A full timber frame house in beautiful Neil’s Harbour, at the far end of the Cabot Trail.
A unique and creative project with 3 octagonal structures connected to each other by timber framed, windowed, heated breezeways.
This full timber frame for a small home was built on a slab with traditional post and beam joinery, and features a full-timbered dormer.
A post and beam addition on a new, conventionally-framed house, to make the most of the view of the dykelands and National Historic Site.
Built from our Ingonish Lighthouse house plans as a hybrid frame with a timber floor system and a timber tower, and the rest conventionally framed.
We have included some high-resolution photos of this full timber frame under construction. Zoom around and see the traditional joinery up close.
The prow is the bump-out part in the vaulted Greatroom that projects forward with two walls coming together at an odd angle.
We built this timber frame back in 1999, and put an addition on it in 2005.
This project, a “partial” or “hybrid” timber frame house, was completed in 2005.
Beautiful hybrid timber frame home on the ocean. See pictures from the construction and raising to the finished house.
A rugged sign built to withstand the winds in Bay St. Lawrence, Cape Breton, carved in an uncial font, for the church of St. Margaret of Scotland.
Featuring a “dust pan dormer” which creates an interesting third floor attic with an ocean view.
After the church was destroyed by fire, the congregation decided to build a new church using the time-honoured techniques of timber framing.