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2000+Miles Shipped Free – Easy DIY Pergola w/Outdoor Kitchen

By | 2018-11-29T15:17:15+00:00 November 29th, 2018|Pergola Kits|

Today's featured pergola by Design Manager Mark Mackert traveled more than two-thousand miles to reach its new home. It was no extra cost for the Hartley family as shipping a ShadeScape® outdoor shelter from Western Timber Frame™ is free across the contiguous United States. Regardless of whether a local contractor installs your kit, or you do it yourself, our interlocking timbers make the installation simple. We use The Dovetail Difference®, a patented dovetail joint system. That combined with having each piece pre-cut, pre-fit, and pre-stained (our stain is a proprietary water-based UV stable stain), allows installation to be simple even with no construction experience. After installation, this is what the family had to say. We are very pleased with our Western Timber Pergola. Western Timber folks were great to work with from start to finish all people involved [...]

Timeless Red Cedar DIY Pavilion w/Outdoor Kitchen

By | 2018-12-11T08:17:09+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Pergola Kits|

A design that is timeless is concerned with the needs of living and working. It has a strong marriage with the natural elements, utilizing the benefits of sunlight and shade. Timeless is relevant for many generations, outlasting trends, faddism, and a society’s infatuation with come-and-go styles.  From the 8000 Series, this ShadeScape® #DIYPavilionPlan is designed upon principles of natural proportions or the golden ratio. It has with enduring permanence, constructed from materials with methods that have proven to last over a century and beyond. Building a timeless shelter allows for the process of weathering to improve the architecture.  Cedarwood is a luxuriously colorful material that tantalizes the senses. Check out the many hues of this lovely Western Red Cedar on today's featured project in the shop before it was shipped out: Every ShadeScape® kit is pre-cut, pre-stained, [...]

Daybreak Island Deck & Tuscany Style Pavilion

By | 2018-12-11T08:12:59+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Pergola Kits|

Wow! Rich in tranquility and Tuscany Style, this Custom Daybreak Island Pavilion invites you to enjoy the natural surrounding landscape. The arched bridge and Victorian style homes add the old world charm. Tailor-designed from our 8000 Series ShadeScape™ line, the 17'11" x 29'7" DIY timber frame pavilion kit is packed with stunning detail! The support beams are Saddle Notched and dovetailed in the ridge with threaded metal rods spanning through the King posts displaying a mesmerizing masterpiece of architectural artwork. Diagonally designed walls are capped on the ends with two over-sized, solid wood balls and gates that match. Tuscany Style Columns are 20" wide and the timbers are rough sawn. There is an upper and lower deck. A bleaching stain dresses the timber posts and will continue to enhance in beauty over time. The roof is finished in a contrasting, luxurious Rich Cordoba stain. For evenings the [...]

50 Trees Planted Per 1 Avg Size ShadeScape® Pergola!

By | 2018-12-11T08:09:16+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Pergola Kits|

Families are at the heart of everything we do which is why we do what we do; we invest in the future of children. Planting trees with accountability and expertise is a not simply a springboard to the succeeding generation of forests; at Western Timber Frame™ successful reforestation is taking a lead in responsibility as caretakers of our earth. Our approach is that we leave everything better than how we found it. This is why we have fifty-plus trees planted for every average size pergola we do! Wonderfully, trees are a sustainable, renewable resource. Cultivating and growing trees ensures perpetual prosperity, the giving of life. We all need trees to live. They clean the air and release pure oxygen to us. They naturally cool the earth, clean the soil and water. Timberland improves our health; provides food, wildlife habitat; rural livelihoods and [...]

Secret Breathtaking Backyard Getaway in California

By | 2018-11-14T07:30:59+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Pergola Kits|

"Here is a blast form the past. This is one from a few years back in Fresno, CA. It's still one of my favorites!" - Mark Mackert Wow, upon seeing this photograph from a project Design Manager Mark Mackert sent us, my breath was taken away. Whenever I get to see pictures of ShadeScape® shelters creating beautiful backyards, recreation and business spaces, it is fun to show them off.  I have a ShadeScape® pergola in my own yard and it is our favorite place to be. It never ceases to impress me how extremely fast and easy it is to transform your landscape with a Shadecape® kit. Because I am excited about the ShadeScape® product, it is so natural for me to tell you all about the features of a project, design or a someone's unique experience. With this project from the past, however, the image [...]

Custom Dragon Powered 8K Series Pavilion

By | 2018-12-11T08:21:43+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Pergola Kits|

You can make a STRONG impression in as little as ONE Afternoon with a timber frame DIY Pavilion Kit. Claiming outdoor space is super easy with a shelter from one of the ShadeScape® Series. Today's featured project is a custom 8000 Series ShadeScape® with TimberVolt® Dragon Integrated Power. Patio Before Pavilion Installation Adding the Dragon Model to an arbor, cabana, gazebo, pavilion, pergola or ramada kit maximizes a family's backyard living experience. The TimberVolt® Dragon #outdoorpower post is ideal for preventing water and debris from going down inside the post while protecting the wiring or water lines from being punctured from lags and hardware fasteners throughout the installation process. Provides excellent access to lights, fans, and other accessories. The TimberVolt® Dragon Post is drilled to one outlet with USB, light-switch/fan and one GFCI outlet. The outlet is pre-wired and the post is outfitted with [...]

12 Post Western Red Cedar 3 Gable Pavilion

By | 2018-12-11T08:50:35+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Pergola Kits|

Western Red Cedar wood is a magnificent material choice if you are into showing off the physical characteristics, charm, and warmth of real wood in a ShadeScape® shelter. Cedarwood also has a warm, woodsy fragrance that creates a pleasureful, uplifting experience, a bonus for outdoor lovers.  The timbers are gorgeous and inherently designed by nature to repel insects. #3GablePavilionPlan #12PostPavilionPlan This plan for a Western Red Cedar DIY pavilion plan with twelve posts and three gabled roof is a project of Design Manager Mike Jenson for a home in the hills of California. Check out the progress through pictures. Ready for Electrical and Roof... #WesternRedCedarPavilion

California Cedar Pavilion, Pergola & Arch Barrel Top Arbor

By | 2018-12-11T08:53:44+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Pergola Kits|

California charm has just been added upon with the installation of a pavilion, pergola, and barrel top arbor kits. This Cedarwood ShadeScape® setting is the beautiful architectural composition of Design Manager Mike Jenson. Cedar is an awesome material choice for outdoor shelters possessing warm tones and a pleasant wood-like scent. Among a plethora of other beauty, curative and therapeutic purposes, Cedar is a wonderful insect repellent. Finished in a Natural stain, Cedar has a clean, green, untampered exquisiteness, complementary to the pageant of a native environment. The solid #CedarDIYPavilion is a 14' x 18' 8000 Series ShadeScape® DIY Kit featuring Roosevelt Style Beam and Rafter Profiles and full arched knee braces with decorative keystones. It also has the TimberVolt® power post which greatly extends the hours and utilization of an #OutdoorLivingSpace. [...]

Simple Pre-Built Gazebo Kit w/Deck Prescription 4 Health

By | 2018-12-11T08:59:23+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Pergola Kits|

A simple to install, beautiful ShadeScape® Gazebo and Deck, a vision of Design Manager Tyler Jenson, was created for relaxation and fun. The Drage family gathered with friends to celebrate their twentieth wedding Anniversary on their new deck under this magnificent ShadeScape® with integrated power posts. As quick as the gazebo was installed they invited over the Grandparents for lunch. Their parents loved it and they sent us these pictures of lunch for these wonderful people in their lives. As medical practitioners, Mom and Dad prescribe time with their children every evening beneath their beautiful timber frame gazebo. It is also key towards maintaining good health for the family. Fresh air is vital to physical health. It provides energy, improves blood pressure, heart rate, aids in the digestion of food, strengths the immune system and so [...]

Landscape of Love for Autistic Children

By | 2018-11-01T17:57:45+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Pergola Kits|

A labor of love, designed by Henry Barlow of Rocky Mountain Concrete this backyard was a professionally planned for a healing, healthy, therapeutic environment. Here, the quality of life for families are empowered by helping parents to know they are not alone. Parents who devote love and energy raising a child with special needs will run most of their life like a race, with no breaks. Stretched beyond expected limits they daily manage things like tantrums without having a meltdown themselves. Having a child with extra needs deals them situations that regular parents would think were impossible. Sometimes they make decisions with no right answer that pains their hearts and causes them to question everything they thought they knew. I have never known any parents of special needs children who see themselves as the heroes they are, but they will champion their child as one. Every [...]