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We can safely say, “The very most important thing is for you to have a system and support you need to brainstorm and illuminate the timber living possibilities which resonate deeply within you.” To which, I can sincerely say that we would be thrilled to earn a place as part of your support team.

To Your Personalized Timber Living!

Bert Sarkkinen

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Does your project need creativity? Is your project complex? Could your project use cost savings analysis? Are you wondering how to pull it all together? You have found an honest timber framing company that will knock your socks off, and one that has honed and perfected their unique abilities (superpowers) to address any of the aforementioned concerns you may have.

We promise you Ultra-Personalized Timber Design and Build for residential and commercial use, Satisfaction Guaranteed. You can receive a complete, personalized timber package including any combination of the following:

  • Remodels, New Construction, And Add-Ons
  • Entryway
  • Covered Outdoor Living Area
  • Decorative Trusses
  • Kitchen Beams
  • Accents
  • Full Timber Frame
Four Steps to Success
1.Brainstorm2.Design3.Build4.Maintenance
The ATF brainstorm session is usually held at our office, but can also be held online, on the phone by web conference, or via email. Together we will:

  1. Determine what your unique situation is, your expectations, the size of your ideal investment, and your preferred timber style
  2. Review any existing blueprints, sketches, and pictures to establish a scope of work
  3. Get a solid idea of what the best solution may be and how to best proceed with your project
You will find the ATF Design team to be borderline zealots. This is because the design is the phase which can control whether an investment is a good one or a bad one. In other words, we drill very deep and leave no stone unturned to make sure you are getting what you want. If you could see the countless design ideas we have pursued behind the scenes, you would probably think we were nuts! But this extreme devotion to creating artistic, balanced designs translates to solid investments with low risk for you. Your ATF designer will do any and/or all of the following:

  • Additional brainstorming and troubleshooting with your other team players. (Typically your architect, builder, and interior designer)
  • Create a 3D model of your project- The design options usually get boiled down to two or three options.
  • Show you the options at meeting #3, make notes about your preferences, and make any necessary modifications. This “Dance” continues until a clear winning design emerges.
  • Communicate necessary information and work with your other team players to move your project forward.
You can rest assured that the zealous pursuit for an excellent product is alive and well during this phase also. Shortcuts are simply too painful! Your ATF artisans will:

  • Create all engineering documents required by the engineer
  • Create construction and install documents
  • Hand craft your timber frame at our shop
  • Pre-stain your timber beams if desired
  • Work with your builder and install the timber package at the right time
After your Timber Project is installed, we will inform you about maintenance needs. Indoor beams will require virtually no maintenance, but exposed exterior beams will. We will recommend a maintenance plan to keep your beams looking beautiful. 

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