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26' x 28' Carriage Barn Timber Frame

A structural ridge, transom dormer, and 10' wide overhead door openings are just some of the standout features present in the timber frame of the new Carriage Barn on display at our Ellington, CT location. See many pictures of the completed timber frame in this blog post.

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Posted to Blog: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Ellington Display Timber Frame Raising

Yesterday, we raised a 26' x 28' Carriage Barn at our Ellington CT location. The post & beam barn will feature a structural ridge and transom dormer. It was a great day to raise a frame, with lots of sunshine & blue sky.

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Posted to Blog: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

NEW Poly Armor Floor System

Exclusively at The Barn Yard, our new Poly Armor Floor System is available on all sheds. Check it out for yourself at our showcase locations.

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Posted to Blog: Sunday, March 18, 2018

An Exciting Open House at Great Country Timber Frames

Almost 400 people from all over New England, plus New York, New Jersey, and even as far away as Colorado and Canada, came to the third annual Open House at Great Country Timber Frames in Ellington, CT on January 20th.

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Posted to Blog: Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Looking Forward to our Open House January 20, 2018

Our Open House is fast approaching. As we count down the days in anticipation, we can’t wait to share our passion for timber framing with you. We thought we’d compile some of the most interesting photos of our timber frame facility & recent projects as a sort of “appetizer” if you will for the big event on January 20, 2018.

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Posted to Blog: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Timber Frame Kits

This timber frame kit consists of Eastern White Pine timbers with Douglas Fir key beams and Oak pegs. It’s as authentic as you get: complex timber frame joinery, classic design, and fit-like-a-glove construction thanks to being precisely crafted on our CNC machine. This frame, along with our Saratoga frame, is available for shipping nationwide.

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Posted to Blog: Friday, January 12, 2018

Open House January 20


You’re invited! We’re hosting our third annual open house at Great Country Timber Frames on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 9am - 1pm. Tour our advanced manufacturing facility and watch us cut a timber frame Carriage Barn on our CNC machine.

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Posted to Blog: Thursday, January 04, 2018

Merry Christmas


Merry Christmas to you & yours from The Barn Yard & Great Country Timber Frames family.

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Posted to Blog: Friday, December 22, 2017

Bank Barn Interiors

The interior of this bank barn in Pound Ridge, NY is spacious, beautiful, inspiring, _________. You fill in the rest.

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Posted to Blog: Wednesday, December 06, 2017

24' x 32' Bank Barn, Pound Ridge, NY

Based on our Carriage Barn, this authentic post and beam bank barn located in Pound Ridge, NY is a masterpiece of design and construction. In this blog post, we’ll focus on the exterior features of this unique bank barn.

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Posted to Blog: Tuesday, December 05, 2017