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Clydesdale Frames Timber Frame Blog

Our blog provides updates on current projects, finished projects not listed in our main gallery and news about Clydesdale Frames.

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Too big. Too small. Just right!
Nearly every floor plan available lists room dimensions. Yet many continue to struggle with grasping the “feel” of the room. Will the bedroom be too…
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Simple Design
Since we opened our doors, we are always answering questions regarding home design and timber frame design. Some are different while some are ones…
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Five Fourteen
When the owners approached us to build their new timber frame, one thing they requested was that the home take advantage of the views surrounding…
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Bridge update!
The work continues on the bridge we have heading to Enid, Oklahoma.
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Phase Three!
We’ve started the third phase of a project we’ve been working on in Oklahoma. This phase consists of an 84′ long covered bridge. While other…
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South Dakota Raised
The crew is back home with another successful raising under their belts! They were able to raise the six bent frame in a few days without significant…
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The Big Bang
Homes always reflect the character and occupation of their owners. This is especially the true when the home has been designed from the ground up by…
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Independence Day!
Tomorrow is July 4th, 2015 and we would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Independence Day! Thank you to everyone who has worked to preserve the…
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South Dakota straight ahead!
Here are some quick snapshots of the frame the guys will be raising in South Dakota. Hope you enjoy them and have a great weekend!
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Next Up!
We always like to keep people informed of what’s going on. So with this post, we’re giving you a sneak peek at what the next frame we raise will look…
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The Simple Life
It only takes a few minutes of digesting the news before a firm realization forms that today’s world is more connected and moving faster than it has…
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More sawdust!
The guys in the shop continue making sawdust. We’ve posted some new pictures below. Be sure to take a look at the portfolio pages as these are only a…
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Busy busy!
Things are staying very busy around the shop. We have one frame ready to go out the door with another two on the shop floor. Here are some pictures of…
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Something new!
After years of hinting, suggesting, and requesting, we’re finally making some furniture with the character found in our frames! The pictures show a…
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South Dakota up to bat!
We’ve started our next project heading to eastern South Dakota. View the photos below to see the fitting process as it unfolds. Only a few pictures…
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The Ring-Neck
When a full timber home isn’t going to fit into your budget, many times the conversation turns to hybrid timber frames. A hybrid timber frame is…
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Raising Sequence
This time lapse video was taken using a trail cam. As things are, the tele-handler was required to trip the shutter for each of the pictures. Looking…
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Now why would we do that?
There are times when site restrictions dictate where we must set the crane. In a rare circumstance like this, we were actually unable to sit the crane…
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Oklahoma frame is up!
The guys just wrapped up the second phase of the latest project we were working on. It’s located in northern Oklahoma. A 9,000 sq. ft. wedding center,…
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Fire in the shop
Yes, we had a fire last night. Thankfully, no timbers were damaged and it was localized to one corner of the shop. The rest of the shop and office are…
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