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Marriage of the Rustic & Refined in Pool Pergola

By |2019-06-13T08:03:48+00:00June 13th, 2019|Pergola Kits|

Enjoy swimming and entertaining with the Old World look and feel of the romantic Renaissance style. Design Manager Shane Booth did an excellent job of gorgeously blending a traditional rustic timber style with the elegant Alpine Tuscany Style! The union of these two looks is fabulous! Awesome job, Shane. Tuscany Style ShadeScape® 8000 Series Pergola Kit ShadeScape® Type: Pergola Project Type: Freestanding Project Style: Traditional Wood Type: Douglas Fir Timber Size: 8000 Series Knee Brace Style: Classic Stain: Two Tone Stain Notes: Rich Cordoba Upper Post Stain: Alpine White Posts Beam Profile: Roosevelt Step Roof Size: 14x20 Footprint Size: 12x18 Btm of Support Beam: 8' Hardware: 4 Knife Plates Shipping and Job Schedule: 4-5 Weeks

Tile Roof Arizona 24’x20′ Pavilion Kit

By |2019-06-12T10:01:31+00:00June 12th, 2019|Pergola Kits|

ShadeScape® #DIYPavilionKit is a beautiful combination of timber and tile, a vision of Design Manager Mark Mackert. A tile roof has some advantages when installing in the right climate. Here in Arizona, a #TileRoof can last over 100 years. As solid wood timber frame does, tile roofs also perform better in withstanding fire, hail and high winds and carries a class-A rating.  Tile Roof 8000 Series ShadeScape® DIY Pavilion Kit Specs Structure Type: Pavilion Note: 2' Overhangs and Gables on the 24' Sides Project Type: Freestanding Structure Style: Traditional Wood Type: Douglas Fir Size of Timbers: 8000 Series Stain: Rich Cordoba Beam Profile: Roosevelt Step Knee Brace Style: Classic Knee Brace: Includes Arched Knee Braces Roof Size Dimensions: 24' x 20' Footprint Size Dimensions: 20' x 16' Post Size: 8" Height to the Bottom of Support [...]

6 Reasons to Plant a Canopy Instead of a Tree

By |2019-06-12T13:34:28+00:00June 11th, 2019|Pergola Kits|

To plant is to place or fix something into a specified position and often must be well thought out in advance. When setting or positioning a tree close to a home or facility, an important factor is to consider how tall it will grow, how far it will branch and root out. If the benefit of planting a tree is for the comfort of shade, a timber frame shade shelter kit will provide a protective canopy without any obstacles. Timber is temperature regulating just as trees are. Like a good shade tree, ShadeScape® canopy timber kits have a perfect light to shade ratio of 85%. The benefits of building a canopy with a ShadeScape® kit instead of a shade tree are: 1. No clearing tree limbs from overhead power lines and utilizes. 2. No strong winds [...]

Create Shade With 9 Aesthetically Uptown Colors

By |2019-06-05T15:21:12+00:00June 5th, 2019|Pergola Kits|

Making a bold statement or subdued surrounding can be achieved primarily through the premium stain choice. Western Timber Frame™ offers nine classic stain color choices as well as custom stain colors. A new and unique style can be achieved through a combination of multi-stain choices. Two-tone stains colors are popular, adding depth, beauty, and intrigue. Dry space areas such as beneath a porch or deck, are often stained with a lighter stain which gives the illusion of even more height. Families enjoy the open and brighter ambiance it creates. For more color ideas, check out the page links to our nine standard stains with several photos of ShadeScape® pergolas, pavilions, arbors, trellises, gazebos and more. #ThreeStainPergolaKit Navigation Keys For An Array of ShadeScape® Kits In One Stain Color Choice [...]

Fast Swimming Pool Shade w/Integrated Power

By |2019-06-03T13:38:13+00:00June 4th, 2019|Pergola Kits|

Patented interlocking The Dovetail Difference® makes putting a kit together fast and easy and built to last with Old World Craftsmanship. It can be installed for you or it can easily install by yourself with the help of a friend.  ShadeScape® kits are for decks, covered patios, poolside shade to whatever you dream of to fit for each unique landscape. They can be free-standing or attached to a home or business. Today's featured ShadeScape® pergola kit was a project of Design Manager Mike Jenson for a backyard pool area that needed shade. The pergola is equipped with integrated outdoor power, the TimberVolt® Inferno power post. Many people are intrigued as to how we drill a hole through the entire length of such a long post. The actual process is pretty fascinating and requires a great deal of skill from an experienced timber wright [...]

Early American 6 Post 12′ x 24′ Pergola Kit

By |2019-06-03T06:59:15+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Pergola Kits|

Early American gives a solid, earthy appeal to a landscape and is extremely popular in our outdoor solid wood timber frame structures. It is a protective color that gives a sense of belonging. Today's featured project is a six-post 8000 Series ShadeScape® pergola, a design of Design Manager Brian Thompson. When contrasting a darker hue over a light background it creates more depth to a landscape; beautifully done. This DIY shade kit also has the TimberVolt® power post. Early American ShadeScape® 8000 Series 6 Post DFY Pergola Kit Outdoor Power: TimberVolt® Power Post Structure Type: Freestanding Structure Style: Traditional Wood Type: Douglas Fir Size of Timbers: 8000 Series Stain: Early American Beam Profile: Champion Knee Brace Style: Classic Roof Size Dimensions: 12' x 24' Footprint Size Dimensions: 10' x 22' Overall Structure Height: 11' Post Size: 8" [...]

Valley View 2-Tone Pergola Rest Area

By |2019-05-30T18:59:54+00:00May 31st, 2019|Pergola Kits|

Thoughtfully designed outdoor rest area - the vision of Design Manager Mike Jenson - takes in the surrounding beauty with a gorgeous view of the valley below. It is relaxing, invigorating and physically stimulating all at the same time to just sink your feet into the soil, deepen your engagement with nature, while curled up with a good book. The DIY pergola kit features 2 contrasting stain colors and a lattice privacy wall. Thanks, for sending us pictures, Shane! Beautifully done. ShadeScape® 8000 Series DIY 2 Tone Pergola Kit w/Privacy Walls Structure Type: Pergola Project Type: Freestanding Project Style: Modern Wood Type: Douglas Fir Timber Size: 8000 Series Stain: 2-Tone Custom Custom: Lattice Privacy Wall Beam Rafter Profile: Champion Knee Brace Style: Cove Roof Size Dimensions: 14' x 16' Footprint Size Dimensions: 12' x 14' Overall [...]

2-Tone Attached Pavilion w/Arched Knee Brace

By |2019-05-30T10:06:40+00:00May 30th, 2019|Pergola Kits|

Featured today is a beautiful two-tone attached pavilion kit; a design of Design Manager Mike Jenson. An area with an existing structure to connect an attached arbor, gazebo, pavilion or pergola to can be the perfect way to transition from an indoor to an outdoor living space. Arches and vaults are geometrically pleasing in nature, and in architecture. One of the elements that make a place truly beautiful is a careful balance of complexity and simplicity. Adding arched knee braces creates that beautiful perfect balance with an invitation to step inside. Arched timber supports with keystones can be placed on one side, two sides, or on all sides. Wherever the arch is placed, visually it is perceived as the natural entryway. On this timber frame shelter, one arch is perfect! Thank you, for sending the pictures! Attached ShadeScape® Benefits • Seamless Connection Attaching an arbor, awning, gazebo, [...]

Man & His Wife Installs Entire Project

By |2019-05-29T15:19:51+00:00May 28th, 2019|Pergola Kits|

Wow! This project is a must see! Mike Jenson, the Design Manager for this outdoor living project said, "This is one of the largest projects I've been a part of. Bill, our ShadeScape® owner installed the metal roof himself and installed the entire project with him and his wife, Jennifer." They saw us at the March Home Show in Sandy 2019 and just look what they together installed: #FullWrapRoof • 2 large oversized pergolas • 1 attached pavilion • 2-tone ceiling • metal roof It isn’t just that there are three structures but it is all the extra details that were included, such as a FullWrap® roof. The end profile style wraps around the corners. It doesn’t take much more effort to install but because it looks like it does, it can detour some into thinking they don’t know if [...]

He Built A Covered Deck w/Attached Pergola Kit

By |2019-05-17T16:05:40+00:00May 16th, 2019|Pergola Kits|

Building a deck can add a great deal of enjoyment and value to a home. Covering it with a roof is perfect for sunny and rainy days. Western Timber Frame™ manufactures timber ShadeScape® pavilion, pergola, and gazebo kits that make building your own covered deck fast and easy. We just received these pictures today from Jared Allred. He installed a deck with an attached pavilion kit. Beautifully done. Just because it is a "kit" doesn’t mean you have to install it yourself. They are designed, however, so that those who would like to, can do so, easily. As shown here: Easily Build a Fast DIY Beautiful Backyard Shade Structure. Check out more of Jared's attached pavilion covered deck pictures. #CoveredDeck #DIYPavilionDeckCover #CoveredDeck #AttachedPavilionKit #AttachedDeckCover #MetalRailDeck [...]