Free State Timbersmiths

Producing the highest quality timber frames since 1995

Timbers and Logs

When choosing the type of wood for your desig, it is important to understand the characteristics of each species, as the wood chosen greatly affects your project. Each type of wood considered could limit the building's design in its own unique way, therefore having an affect on the design of the building. Some species are very strong, butlimited in length or may not be dried. Others are longer, but have poor reactions to tension, which require longer tenon. Knowing the capabilites and limitations of the materials you choose will impact the design by its strength capacities.

Free State Timbersmiths are experts in wood. We will share our knowledge with you and help guide you through the decision making process to achieve your dream design.