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Martha's Vineyard Barn

Classic English style barn with traditional and historically correct joinery throughout. (typical of our designs.)The frame is a 4 bent, 3 bay, 28’ x 36’ eave entry barn. The frame is cut from Hemlock and Oak.   more photos

Freedom, NH Barn

This is a 32'x36' barn frame. Full tie and plate frame with English Tying Joint. The frame will be fully insulated with finished living space on the second floor. Hemlock, Oak and Pine.   more photos

Twin Mountain, NH

This is a barn style house frame cut from hemlock and oak. It is 26'x28' with a 12' shed. Full two stories. Design was inspired by the 200 year old West Bethel barn we dismantled several years ago.  more photos

Kezar Lake, ME

Here is a 31' x 41' barn frame cut from Hemlock, Pine and Oak. Full tie and plate frame utilizing the English Tying joint. (plates are full 41' timbers!) There is one clear span Queen Post Truss in the frame. (Not typical to a barn frame, but more common in church or meeting house frames.)  more photos

Freedom, NH

This is a new frame cut from the salvaged parts of the customer's collapsed barn. I had to incorporate some new timber too. Original barn was 36'x36'. It is now 24'x34' (salvageable material dictating the size)  more photos

Sebago Lake, ME

This is a 28'x36' house frame at Sebago Lake. With full ties and plates, this is a modern adaptation of a classic cape. The major rafter roof system has braced queen posts and hip rafters facing the lake. Timbers are Hemlock and Oak. Traditional joinery throughout.  more photos

Parsonsfield, ME

This is the Parsonfield Barn. It is a 36'x48' gable entry New England Barn. The design and joinery are historically correct. Note the full plates and ties and the English Tying Joint. This frame is for a working farm. The frame is cut from Pine, Hemlock and Red Oak.  more photos

Lincoln, MA

This is a 24'x28' frame with an attached 12'x28' shed. The timber frame is Hemlock and Oak. The design incorporates a wedged dovetail (dropped tie) and the English Tying Jiont (at the gables). The frame is completely lofted over for a full second floor. While this frame will be used as a barn, the design would be great for a small two bedroom house. It is located in Lincoln, Mass.  more photos

Martha's Vineyard/Chappaquiddick Barn Frame

This small barn frame is 24’ x 28’ with a 12’ shed. Rough sawn Hemlock and Oak. Half of the barn is lofted.  more photos

Freeport, ME

This is the Freeport Barn. It is 28'x 30' and is cut from rough sawn Hemlock. The braces are Red Oak. The four bent frame consists of three dropped ties (wedged dovetail) and one King Post Truss. Plates and ties are full pieces. (A traditional element typical in all of our frame designs).  more photos

Bickford Pond

This is the Bickford Pond Frame. This frame was cut from Hemlock and Oak. The three bent frame is 26' x 28' with a loft. The first two bents utilize a dropped tie (Wedged Dovetail) to create a knee wall for the loft. The gable bent uses the traditional English Tying Joint.  more photos

Freeport Addition

This is a great room addition in Freeport, Maine. It is a good example of a King Post Truss with common purlins. The timbers are planed Hemlock. The span is 22 feet.  more photos

Moose Pond, ME

This frame is a 30'x34' camp on Moose Pond. The frame incorporates both the English Tying joint and a wedged dovetail tying joint (dropped tie to create a small loft). Timbers in the frame are stained.  more photos

Eaton, NH

This is a 20' x 30' horse barn with an attached 12' shed. It is a tie below the plate frame (wedged dovetail) cut from rough sawn Hemlock. The braces are Red Oak. The barn was designed to house two horses. The shed will accommodate the owner's horse trailer. Note the overhang at the eave side stall doors. You will also see the double tie at the gables. (Typical in antique frames of this style...  more photos

Bethel, ME

This is a 16'x24' addition to a house in Bethel, Maine. The timbers are planed Eastern White Pine. The braces and railings are Oak salvaged from a 200 year old house.  more photos

Hiram, ME

This is a new 20'x30' Barn. The frame is Hemlock with Red Oak braces. This frame incorporates a classic wedged dovetail tying joint. The resulting knee wall in this tie below the plate frame provides a bit more head room in the loft. This design is common in attached ell frames and extended or high posted cape frames.  more photos

Acton, MA

This is a queen post trussed frame, 24' x 36'. The clear span is accomplished utilizing a classic queen post truss. Posts are close to 20' tall and taper from 8" to 14" to accommodate the English Tying Joint. Ties and plates are full, typical in historic frames and most of our designs.   more photos

Moosehead Lake, Maine

Moosehead Lake House. This is an eight bent frame with full tie and plates, 22’x57’. King Post Truss over living room and kitchen. Rough Sawn Hemlock and Red Oak.   more photos

Buckingham, PA

This is a four season porch addition to a late 1700's farmhouse in Buckingham, Pa. The King Post trusses rest on stonework that matches the house. The timbers are Eastern White Pine that were hand planed then stained.  more photos

Freedom, NH

This is a new 36'x36' house frame cut from trees on the owner's property in Freedom, NH. This frame was designed from a classic four bent, three bay English style barn common to the area. Note continuous 36' ties and plates. Wood used is Eastern White Pine, Red Pine, Spruce and Red Oak. Timbers were stained to look older.  more photos

Fryeburg, ME

Here is Maine Mountain Post & Beam's shop, circa 2013. We are located at 417 Portland Street in Fryeburg, Maine. (Just South of town on Route 113) The 40' X 60' frame is rough sawn Hemlock with Red Oak braces cut from the site. Stop in and say hi!   more photos

Gorham, ME

This is a new frame cut from both antique timber and new timber. The frame was designed around the owner's inventory of antique timber that they had salvaged from an older house. The frame is 27' x 46'. (the length of antique timber dictating the size). The building will be used as a small barn/garage. The design of the frame incorporates the English Tying Joint with tapered posts and...  more photos

North Otter Pond, ME

The North Otter Pond Camp. Here is a simple queen post truss roof system for a log cabin. Cut from rough sawn Hemlock, the trusses sit atop a cabin built by the owner. The ties and purlins extend beyond the building to provide a two foot overhang. Half of the building is lofted.  more photos

Brownfield, ME

This is the great room for a house in Brownfield, Me. The frame is planed Pine with Red Oak braces. The design is based on an extended or tall posted cape and utilizes a Wedged Dovetail Tying Joint. The foot print is 24'x28'.  more photos

St.John, USVI

This is a King Post Trussed roof system for a Villa on St.John USVI. We shipped the timbers to St John and cut the roof system on site. (Great winter work!) The wood is Cypress. The three King Post Trusses support hip and common rafters and span 24 feet. This is the ceiling in the Living Room.  more photos

Worcester, MA

Here is a small outbuilding that is used as studio and garden shed. The design was inspired by the owner's vision of a Japanese Tea House. However, we call it the Yankee Tea House since it utilizes traditional New England joinery throughout.  more photos

Conway, NH

This is a 18' x 14' screen porch. King Post Truss. Hemlock and Oak frame.   more photos

Chappaquidick

This Cape and attached Ell are new frames cut from antique timber.   more photos

Waterville Valley, NH

This small barn and two story attached shed are based on a series of antique structures that the customer wanted to replicate. Sawn Hemlock, Pine and Oak frames.   more photos