Technical Articles

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Harmony Timberworks


Harmony Timberworks has published these technical articles:

(Structural Framing Products)
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When preparing to build a heavy timber system, one of the first and most important decisions to make is wood species selection. Different species of wood work better in different environments.... (View Full Article)
(Structural Framing Products)
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For both beauty and longevity, many owners of timber frames choose to apply a finish to their timbers. The beauty of wood is undeniable, but often the right finish can help create a look and feel that... (View Full Article)
(Structural Framing Products)
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The building code was established to protect public health, safety and general welfare as they relate to the construction and occupancy of buildings. Often, necessary construction methods for a... (View Full Article)
(Structural Framing Products)
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Steel connections can be an important part of many timber systems. Steel is a strong material, capable of making connections that can resist very large loads. However, as strong as steel is, it has a... (View Full Article)
(Structural Framing Products)
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The earlier you plan for your timber system, the better off you will be. A Conventionally Raised Timber system will have greater design flexibility and tighter joinery at a lower cost than the same... (View Full Article)
(Structural Framing Products)
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The two most common surface types are concrete and a conventionally framed floor system. In either application type,the base of the connector is anchored down using anchor bolts, thru bolts or lags.... (View Full Article)
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The following illustrations give examples of how to connect different timber components to a structure. Please realize that every structure and every connection to that structure are different and... (View Full Article)