This Block Island beauty incorporates an architectural feature that's unique to its location.
The residence incorporates two architectural features common to the island: the "Block Island Dormer", where the building...
This home, located on a small lot near a lake, captures great views throughout the house. The contrast on both the interior and exterior of the home communicates strongly with the many unique structural shapes and features.
Question: What do each of these carpentry disciplines have in common; millwork, windows, cabinets, doors and stairs?
Answer: In the not-to-distant past, each of these tasks was performed on-site by highly skilled carpenters. New applications of digital capabilities assure more change is inevitable as shown here with CNC fabrication of complex roof-framing assemblies.
TheTimberTailor, member | December 17th, 201215 comments
Explore framing complexities that result when roofs of two different pitches intersect. A SketchUp model helps clarify how various rafters and framing components are assembled in an "off angle" hip and valley configuration.