EWP Cabin with SIP-Supported Rafters

Timber frames come in all shapes and sizes. Not every timber frame has to be a traditional post and beam structure. This cabin, located near Park Rapids, MN, integrates Eastern White Pine timbers with structural insulated panels (SIPs) instead of posts on the exterior walls. Given the width of the great room, the owner thought adding [...]

Timber Skyscrapers on the Rise

The construction of multi-storied buildings made out of wood is trending across the world. While Blue Ox Timber Frames will not be adding skyscrapers to our portfolio anytime soon, our timber frames have the same fundamental benefits. Timber buildings have a relaxing effect: "People associate wood with green spaces, they have an affinity for it." This statement [...]