Cocks & Delaney

327 Main St. Mahone Bay
Nova Scotia
Canada
(902) 624-0827
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Past Timberframe Projects: The Shad Bay House

This post and beam house on Shad Bay near Peggy's Cove is visible from Route 333 for a long distance.

Earlier photos are below in chronological order, later photos at right in reverse chronological order so that the most recent is at the top.

Raising the timber frame
Early morning on the day of the raising of the timber frame. The mobile crane is standing by while Arlington Frame Company's crew starts raising the first posts.

Raising the bents
Many hands and a crane make light work! The crane lifts a bent into place.

Timber frame raising

The raising of the timberframe

Lowering the first roof truss
The first roof truss is lowered into place

Raising the timber frame

Raising finished
The raising is just about done.

Installing roof insulation
Installing roof insulation

Posts and beams and ceiling
The window trim matches the wood used for the frame.

Cedar shingles on house
The cedar shingles are on.

Master bedroom ceiling
The ceiling in the master bedroom
cedar shingles
We're starting to put on the cedar shingles
windows installed
The windows have been installed.
timber frame with siding being added
A stick-wing addition to the timber frame has been added. view from driveway
Here's a view of the addition from the driveway side.Framing the stud wall
The stud wall is being framed on the timber frame.Trimming the overhang
Trimming the overhang