• Our West Coast crew raised the frame for this family retreat on a 200 acre working farm in Wisconsin. The home reflects the surrounding agrarian style, but has a modern, open floor plan with expansive views created using a mixture of timber and steel. Photo: Werner Straube Photography

  • Waterfront views aren’t the only advantage of this Skaneateles, NY home's pond side setting — a high efficiency, geo-thermal system operates from within the pond. Inside, the house melds steel with timber to create a contemporary and clean aesthetic. We partnered with Holmes King Kallquist Architecture and David Lee & Company on this project.

  • This family home is nestled near the woods surrounded by sloping fields. With natural exterior coverings, the home flows from cedar-sided family areas to the antique barn wood sided garage and ‘party barn’. Both the home design and landscape design offer the homeowners and their young children room to grow.

  • Cascade Range Outlook

    Timber Frame Interiors


    This 3600 square foot Washington home encompasses one floor living with a tower room for getting away and a garden level for guests. Natural materials, intimate volumes, and local craftsmanship make living here easy. Homeowners Jim and Pam say, "It has been a great ride! Thank you for your passion and help and guidance."

  • Timber Pavilion

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    This timber frame pavilion in historic Seneca Falls NY takes its cue from the arch topped church windows of its Anglo-Gothic style neighbor, Trinity Church. When the snow melts, its traditional copper roof will be exposed. Sun or snow, this outdoor space offers shelter to enjoy views year-round. © Tom Watson

  • Reclaimed Timbers

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    The owners of this summer retreat wanted a modest cottage home that looked like it had stood forever in a quiet state of bucolic grace. Crafted of timbers reclaimed from upstate NY barns, the frame celebrates original hand hewn surfaces, old mortise pockets, and peg holes.

  • This modestly sized lake house offers a cozy and charming facade for those passing by on the roadside. Conversely, the home opens up and shares itself fully to the lakeside. Learn what makes this home green, by visiting our Residential Case Studies under Galleries.

  • This timber frame plays double duty with garage bays below and a studio retreat above. Curved bottom chord trusses accentuate the open space and mimic the lines of the gambrel roof. To see more timber frame trusses, view our timber frame trusses gallery.

  • Comfort of Reclaimed

    Pavilions & Pergolas


    An extensive remodel of a timber frame home near Portland, Oregon included the addition of an outdoor living and dining area. The pavilion inspired space was crafted from industrial as-found timbers paired with artisan concrete and an arbor to connect to the home.

  • Elegance & Strength

    Great Room Gallery


    This East Coast home was modeled after heavy timber mountain homes commonly found in the western US. The design style was captured by including stout cross members and large reclaimed Douglas fir timbers accented with metal strapping.

  • Colorado Craft

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    New Energy Works is known for its lyrical timber frame homes featuring dynamic arcs sweeping between posts. Our craftsmen are adept at producing immensely strong curved timbers that will never check or warp and incorporate them seamlessly into graceful designs, like this one that elegantly frames a collection of Colorado mountain tops.

  • Refreshing a Legacy

    Deerfield Country Club


    When Paul and Claudia acquired Deerfield Country Club, they committed to restoring the legacy and facilities of the well-known golf course. New exterior timber porches engage the landscape and frame fairway views. 16" x 16" Douglas fir posts and 12" x 12" beams were rough sawn and custom finished to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

  • The soul of this home reveals itself in the evening, expressing art and structure. Well-dried, antique timbers cut precisely and joined tightly allow for expansive custom glass between the beams. While decks and screened porches offer outdoor spaces.