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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
- Covered Outdoor Living Area
- Decorative Trusses
- Kitchen Beams
- Full Timber Frame
- Determine what your unique situation is, your expectations, the size of your ideal investment, and your preferred timber style
- Review any existing blueprints, sketches, and pictures to establish a scope of work
- Get a solid idea of what the best solution may be and how to best proceed with your project
- 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.
- 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
Articles from the Blog
Creating post and beam makeovers is our cup of tea! It elevates our heart rates. We love working with architects and clients and seeing the unique solutions created by the cross-pollination of ideas. In some cases, an architect will approach us with new construction documents or remodel plans and ask us to conjure up an […]
How to Avoid Couch Potato Syndrome. Using 1 Simple Rule. And Other Mental Tricks To Promote Physical Well-Being This article may not seem consistent with content I have provided you with previously… But if you look deeper you can see how it aligns with the core values we at ATF have always promoted: Motivation […]
“I want it big. I want it rustic – Really big!” Ron Veach, the owner of Tuscany Homes was talking my language: big, strong, sturdy, and stout. I knew the project was going to be fun. We had preliminary plans and a short, clear description of the style Ron and his wife Nicole wanted. Also, […]
Maintenance: almost everything in this world requires it. Roads, bridges, buildings, equipment, cars and even your health! Yet we have a tendency to loathe anything that has to do with maintenance. This article is intended to help you in two ways: The first section will expose the “shudder”factor we subconsciously associate with maintenance, and give […]
The invigorating aspect about outdoor timber living is that it adds a whole new dimension to the fun and unity created when you begin to plan, visualize and talk about what could be… Perhaps it is invigorating because of the longevity of big timbers… Your creation will be cherished and valued for a long, long […]
Don’t let this one question catch you off guard…What Type of Beam Finish Is Best For You?Choosing and applying a finish or protective coating for your timber project is deceptively complex. What first appears as a simple decision becomes complicated. You are faced with a myriad of decisions.How can something so simple be so complicated? […]
Creating a signature atmosphere in your home using timbers is sort of like choosing a clothing outfit… you have the outfit itself and then you have the accessories, which control and personalize the entire appearance; Initial Style! The factors you will use for creating the big picture are: A. Room and house shape, depth, height, […]
They Laughed When I Told Them I Was Going To “Brand” My House How to Add Class To Your Home by Carving or Burning a Message Into the Timbers of Your Home. Lettering or art burnt into exposed structural beams is a great way to influence your home and lifestyle with a sense of stability […]
The “message” or the statement that a structure or home gives is a very subjective, broad topic and is influenced by many factors, including the personality and image of the owners. This report will touch on some examples of general messages and themes, give you an adjective/noun screening exercise, and finally ask you to state […]
Building Green is no longer a Luxury, it’s a SAVINGS!Joe and Karen had a few surprises over the winter holidays. Happily they found out they were pregnant, a welcome addition to the family. They also received their heating bill for the cold snap earlier in the month. “Ow!” a startled Joe moaned to Karen: “We’ve […]
Imagine This… Three weeks from now, you have a special team assembled around your kitchen table. Sketch pads, portfolios, color swatches, and laptops are spread out and ready to engage in creating this Timber Design Master Plan to transform for the area of your choosing. Your entry. Your kitchen. Your outdoor living area. The stage […]
What does a mantel symbolize? To best answer this question, perhaps a brief digression into the history of mantels is in order. Mantels began to surface and were popular with the European royalty from the Dark Ages to the early 17th century. They became places for self-expression. Some of these mantels were extravagantly ornate. Many […]
Hello there! Before you dig into this fun little lifestyle quiz about outdoor living, you’ll want to know: I am a timber enthusiast. I have helped many people brainstorm, plan, and build outdoor living structures. These structures have really made people smile for a lot of various reasons. I am also quick to be up-front […]
The following tips have been provided by Sheri Steber, the co-owner of Timber Pro UV, a Portland Oregon based company which specializes in making protective stains for the Pacific Northwest climate. Unlike some protective stains, Timber Pro does not have a plastic look, does not need to be stripped off to apply consecutive maintenance coats, […]
Officially, the story of Arrow Timber Framing started when we got our first post and beam job. A customer asked me to do some authentic Timber Framing on his “shome” – a shop and home combo. But the actual roots go much deeper. The love for and fascination with the aspects of building and creating […]
A Full Timber Frame vs. A Hybrid Timber Frame System… or just Small Accents? Stop. Clean slate. The difference between a full timber frame and a hybrid timber frame is simply the number of decor decisions you will be exposed to. A Full Timber Frame: Dictates that exposed beams are part of the home decor […]
7 Questions You Must Consider Before Choosing An Area For Exposed Beam DesignA Classy WOW Factor From The 17th CenturyTimbers can be used to make a dramatic statement in virtually any room or area: Entryways, great rooms, kitchens, dens, patios, pavilions, barbecue gazebos, and Jacuzzi trellises are examples of areas where exposed timbers create a […]