Media Coverage of Sweet Timber Frames
Built to Last Forever
Source: builder architect
Many builders and architects set out to build "for the ages." They want to create structures that are long lasting and stand the test of time, but they often come up against a prevailing ethic of "build it fast and build it cheap." In Maine, builder John Sweet has spent much of his professional life pushing back against the fast and easy trend...
A Handcrafted Cottage in Maine
Source: Cabin Life
An island retreat is a wonderful thing....
November 2, 2009
John Sweet calls it a barn. That hardly seems the right word for it. This "barn" has 10 dormers. Parking for four cars on the first floor. A master bedroom, a bath and two kids’ rooms on the second, exposed beams throughout and big windows that overlook Sullivan Harbor on the rocky Maine coast...
Sweet Timber Frames Raising Exceptional Frames in Sorrento, Maine
Source: Smart HomeOwner
September 4, 2009
Timber frame construction is one of the oldest construction methods, and many frames built over a thousand (yes, a thousand!) years ago are still standing - and still in use – a testament to both the framers' skill and the timber frame method itself...
Timber Frame Raisings Photo Library
Source: Timber Frame Business Council
Online featured photos of two projects in Sorrento, Maine.
The Art of Timber Framing
Source: Natural Life
Timber framing or post and beam, as it's also known, is a traditional style of construction that is making a comeback. That's because it creates buildings that are strong, sustainable and full of character. In Europe and North America, there are many timber frame structures – homes, churches and barns – that are centuries old....
A Home With a Personal Stamp
Source: Extreme How-To
So many of us work in a cubicle, eat at chain restaurants and drive a car that thousands (or millions) of others drive. So, it's nice to have something that you can really put your stamp on as an individual, and your home can be just that....
Who's Who in National Hardwood Purchasing
Source: National Hardwood Magazine
This feature highlights Sweet Timber Frames among the "who's who" in hardwood builders.
Who's Who in Softwoods
Source: Softwood Forest Products Buyer
This feature highlights Sweet Timber Frames among the "who's who" in softwood builders.
3 Steps to Long-Lasting Attachment
Source: Custom Builder
This feature details the steps woodworkers at Sweet Timber Frames take to creating perfect mortise-and-tenon joints.
Timber Homes Illustrated 2009 Buyers Guide
Source: Timber Homes Illustrated
Sweet Timber Frames is featured in this guide.
Sweet Timber Frames Launches New Web Site
Source: Building Systems
February 4, 2009
Sweet Timber Frames, a longtime timber frame home manufacturer, has launched a new website. The new site features sections which detail the extensive benefits of timber frame building, as well as educational and informational resources.