This Maine CSA farm has a consistently well-written blog; the most recent post features repairs to their barn.
These are Oak timbers, already stained, ready to package for delivery to the job site.
Post and Beam Construction!
Let’s go inside…
Native white pine timbers were chosen for the interior with douglas fir timbers for the exterior area.
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Competitive Bidding / Bid As Drawn
This can be a tough one, if you have a concern based on design aesthetic or worse…engineering. What’s the best way to approach this?
1. Bid as drawn with so many comments and notes in the proposal that you think you are covered.
2. Bid as an alternate, hope they appreciate your attention to detail and concern.
3. Bid it both ways and hope for the best.
What do you think? In various construction methods, this similar situation must come up. We would like to hear your thoughts!
View from the jobsite!
Great progress for day 2 timber frame raising.
Day 3, love that view!
Setting the last full bent
Setting joists in the loft area…
Can you imagine the view looking out the dormer?
Timber Frame Raising End of Day 3
Day 4 begins below!
Day 5, time to wrap it up, setting rafters. Looks great!
View of the timber framing from lake side, nice.
Great job guys, come home!