Trusses

As an alternative to complete timber framed homes, Pacific Post & Beam offers custom structural timber framed trusses. These custom truss designs integrate well with most conventional as well as non-conventional building systems such as ICF, straw bale or rammed earth construction. The same time, care and craftsmanship is given to these trusses as exists in our complete homes. Whether they are an option for a pre-existing design, for a project with a tight budget or to include a timber frame element in just the right places, Pacific Post & Beam’s truss service presents endless possibilities. Why settle for expensive decorative trusses when the option of structural, hand-crafted, timber frame trusses exist? ┬áThe trusses are cut and fitted in our shop and can be shipped nationwide. Depending on the size of the truss and project location, the trusses can be shipped preassembled ready to crane onto the roof or prefitted and disassembled for your contractor to reassemble on site. If the job turns out to be more than you or your contractor are comfortable with Pacific Post and Beam can also provide the assistance needed to install trusses.

Here are drawings of some typical trusses we have built. There are other truss types not shown, chances are if you have seen it and can show us a picture, we can build it.

Hammerbeam Finial  These hand carved finials add a degree of sophistication to the hammerbeam truss.These hammerbeam trusses were designed for an addition to a home in Santa Cruz to house a pipe organ. Trusses finishedRaised chord Douglas fir truss, installed, San Luis Obispo. Ca.These hammerbeam trusses were designed for an addition to a home in Santa Cruz to house a pipe organ. Trusses installedRaised chord Douglas fir truss finished, San Luis Obispo. Ca.Raised chord Douglas fir truss finished, San Luis Obispo. Ca.Trusses for the Vina Robles winery in Paso Robles, installedTrusses for the Vina Robles winery in Paso Robles, finishedTrusses for the Vina Robles winery in Paso Robles, finishedRoseville trusses exteriorRoseville trusses interiorThis recycled Douglas fir scissor truss is in a home in Carmel CaliforniaThese scissor trusses in a home at lake Nacimiento are decked with salvaged western red cedar.The entry of this timber framed home in Napa features a curved chord truss.These scissor trusses from Douglas fir reclaimed from a mill in Washington state were installed at the Sanford Winery in Buellton These 14/12 raised chord trusses were preassembled in the shop before disassembly and shipment to Dallas Texas.This inglenook truss in a home in Oak Shores At Lake Nacimiento was based on the work of Charles and Henry Greene.These hand hewn Sitka spruce trusses were installed a Villa Toscana in Paso Robles, CaliforniaThis home in San Francisco features Asian style brackedted timbers and round posts.Hammer beam trusses, addition in Templeton Ca.Firestone winery trusses, Paso robles, Ca.These Douglas fir trusses are in a Glendora, Ca. patio coverTruss installation Paso Robles, Ca.Truss installation Avila Beach, Ca.Truss installation San Luis Obispo, Ca.This girder truss is in a home in Portola Valley, Ca.These hammerbeam trusses are in a timberframed home in Santa Cruz.These Douglas Fir curved chord trusses were shipped assembled to Rancho Santa Fe in Southern California and craned directly from the truck to the home.These trusses from kiln-dried oak were preassembled for shipment to Dallas Texas.These hand hewn spruce trusses were installed in a home in the Hollywood hills.These simple king post trusses were shipped to Auburn, California.Small curved chord truss in Los Olivos, Ca.

 

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