Post and Beam Frames ‘Timberframing’, also known as ‘post and beam construction’ or even ‘green-oak framing’, is the use of heavy timbers to provide the structure of a building. The timbers are commonly exposed and therefore celebrated for their aesthetic form. Buildings have been constructed using these methods across the globe for centuries and have primarily remained the same, Read More ...
Timberworks is New Zealand’s leading Timber-Frame company.
We design & hand craft exposed, timber features for your new home or build project.
Building with an exposed timber-frame offers a bespoke, hand crafted and uniquely designed home with a beauty and aesthetic that many people crave. Timber frame buildings allow for magnificent vaulted ceilings, with open plan living for a light and spacious feel; equally they can provide warm, cosy, snug spaces to escape to. Our frames are traditionally hand-crafted to contemporary designs and are competitive without compromise. Wood is a highly sustainable, natural material giving a sense of solidity, permanence and character that can’t be replicated. We are passionate about our craft and apply an attention to detail and quality of finish rarely found.
We’ve completed a multitude of projects from small Gazebos and Boathouses through to large custom-designed Post & Beam timber frames.
Timber-Frame and Post and Beam construction techniques have stood the test of time with buildings still in use after many hundreds of years in the UK, Europe and Asia. “The use of timber framing in buildings offers various aesthetic and structural benefits, as the timber frame lends itself to open plan designs and allows for complete enclosure in effective insulation for energy efficiency.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timber_framing#Advantages
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