Skilled in fine woodworking, timberwright artisans of Western Timber Frame™ specialize in the ancient art of old-world craftsmanship joinery combined with innovative, cost-effective, cutting-edge technology. ShadeScape® timber frame DIY pergola kits are engineered, designed and built with a forever vision, beyond the immediate gratification of its present-day use in creating distinctive and wide-range commercial, residential and recreational and timber structures.
With a thorough understanding of load paths and design properties, well-seasoned timbers with the mortise and tenon joint systems have allowed for wide-open spaces, cathedral ceilings, great rooms in castles, commercial constructions, expanded bridges and more that have lasted for centuries, sometimes millenniums.
Western Timber Frame™ has improved upon the old world craftsmanship features an award-winning Post-to-Beam™ patent-pending The Dovetail Difference® connection system in all of their timber frame DIY solid timber structures, such as pergolas, gazebos, pavilions, arbors, trellises, post and beam, trusses, and more. The Dovetail Difference® a patented design connection system creates safer, durable structures more resistant to powerful coastal storms, high winds, heavy snows of high mountainous regions and seismic shifting, maintaining structural integrity.