A Timber Frame Garden Room

The start to the timber frame garden room project made of eastern white pine milled with a planed finish.

Timber Frame start

All the roof panels I had fabricated from a heavy gauge yet light weight steel with a solid 6″ foam core. All panels were screwed together through the fabricated flanges and then screwed straight into the roof rafter timbers.

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The foam/steel panels acted as a webbing to keep the structure from twisting from side to side. Heavy steel brackets were fabricated and bolted into strategic points of the timber frame for the additional support.

foam/steel panels

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Each step will illustrate the thought process in bringing a very natural and beautiful structure into completion as we move along in this illustrated process.

And a very happy home owner watches each process unfold

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Looking out after most of the completion.

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Fireplace and stone walls are about half finished.

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and yet further along..

fireplace stone work partially done

For the ceilings we used primed bead board.

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And the final photos of the completed project.

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Andy Clifford - Clifford Renovations & Restorations

Huntington, New York
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