Shoot the breeze Published on September 29, 2017

 

This detail shows the interface between the porch and the outside house wall and chimney.

Every family needs a place to kick back and enjoy the summer.  And spring.  And fall.

We all want to be outside when the weather is mild, and for much of three seasons in New England, a timber-frame porch is a great place to get together with family and friends. This porch is spacious enough for dining as well as visiting.

The natural building materials – wood and stone – suit the outdoor setting. The warm wood tones and patterns made by the shingles, the flooring, and the Douglas Fir frame, are a pleasing counter point to the stone chimney.


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