from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as gangsaw.


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  • "I'm a carpenter," said Mr. Steele, who builds timber-frame homes.

    Farming Out the Details on Gas Deals

  • They may be an imitation of timber-frame buildings of the era.

    Early medieval architecture in Britain: examples from the era

  • An unnamed, 681-acre island with an airstrip, a seven-bedroom, six-bathroom timber-frame main house, a gym and staff buildings has been on the market for $55 million for 2½ years.

    My Own Private Island

  • "I'm going to build a timber-frame studio the old-fashioned way, using hand tools."

    Tina Traster: The Great Divide: Men and Thier Tools

  • Perhaps it was because Pacific Grove rests upon an extensive granite shelf, or because the town is mostly of newer timber-frame construction and therefore more flexible, but in general the community suffered only modest structural damage.

    In The Shadow of The Cypress

  • The RuralZED is a timber-frame house designed around the idea of easy upgradeability.

    PREFAB FRIDAY: The RuralZED Zero Emission Home | Inhabitat

  • The von Dörnbergs rent out a small structure at the entrance to the castle, to the left of the timber-frame building, to a couple who run a small café.

    Tales from a Hilltop Castle

  • Barely 30 years ago Stavanger was a quiet backwater port, reliant on the changing fortunes of its shipping and canning industries; now, the timber-frame buildings of the old town house fashion boutiques and ethnic restaurants.

    Temptation At The Pumps

  • Mr. Samborn, a 39-year-old software executive, says the couple wants to replace the 1955 structure with a 2,600-square-foot, timber-frame house.

    The Architect Will See You Now

  • The Amish are known for careful woodworking, whether using the timber-frame technique, in which thick beams are assembled with wooden pegs and mortise-and-tenon joints, or the conventional "stick frame" approach using machine-milled lumber and nails.

    From Barn Raisings to Home Building


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