Blog entries

HP&B founder Ridge Shinn, stands in the lock chamber before the new gate, while pumps keep the water from filling the chamber.

Never in over our heads

Published on November 11, 2016

We built these canal gates in 1986.
(Still holding water.)

Window with shutter

Looking back, keeping up

Published on October 13, 2016

Take a peek at what we did at the 2016
Timber Framers’ Guild Conference.

Topping out

Published on September 15, 2016

We do it. Builders of skyscrapers do it.
Just what IS topping out?

Dog days got you down?

Published on August 9, 2016

Next summer, keep your cool
in a timber frame home

Round post, square beams

Published on July 31, 2016

Rustic residence boasts
homegrown center post


Everything’s coming up arches

Published on May 11, 2016

Trusses, windows, and more.
What’s not to love?

clark farm timber frame stand with garden

Goodbye summer, hello apples

Published on November 9, 2015

There’s a nip in the air

Leominster exterior large & small pavillions

Happy Birthday, Leominster

Published on September 14, 2015

Three’s a charm

Moore's plane at airpark lg

Flying high

Published on July 29, 2015

Out the door and up and away

int looking toward cupola, unfinished

Anchors aweigh!

Published on May 8, 2015

Spring takes off

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