New Timber Frame For Sale

Lantern Timber Frame - For SALE

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lan•tern (lan′trn) A structure built on top of a roof with open or windowed walls to 
admit light and air.

Timber frame for sale
This 3020 sq. ft. "BEYOND-THE-ORDINARY" hewn timber frame, with a Dutch-hipped roof and gable dormers is built and ready to install on your site.

A vaulted grand entrance, with curved staircase, intrigues one to step in and discover. Magnificent timbers, with high ceilings and curved beams, highlight the open plan. There are gathering spaces for celebrations, a master bedroom suite, and a breathtaking 14x14 tower room (elevator accessible). The floor plan is adaptable to meet your individual needs. The exterior can be finished however you wish. A couple of options are offered for your consideration.

Above left: detail of the tower's timber frame. Above right: Artist's rendering of a possible exterior design. Below: Front elevation, side elevation, and section of frame. Click to enlarge.
Front elevation side elevation Section


  • 30x46 with a 14 x 14 Lantern-Tower Room
  • 3020 Square Feet
  • 3 Bedrooms & 3 Bathrooms
Main floor plan Second floor plan Third floor Foundation
Suggested floor plans left to right: main floor, second floor, top floor, foundation plan. Click to enlarge.
hand-hewn texture
Hand-hewn finish


  • Timber Frame with Hardwood Pegs
    The hewn-surfaced timbers, a mixture of pine/hemlock & spruce, have a rich dark texture and color. Planed oak timbers highlight the Lantern-Tower room. 
  • Installation labour included for the 48 continuous States and Canada.  Installation also available for other locations. (Some conditions apply, see below.)


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Curved braces Timber frame in shop Heavy braces
Pictures of the timber frame bents under construction in our shop. Below, the hand-hewn finish is achieved with an adz.
hand-hewing the finish with an adz

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Other Options:

  • Timbered entry, porch, deck, sunspace
  • Formal dining room addition
  • Timbered walkout basement with recreation room, wine cellar, sauna and home theater, garage


We will arrange the shipping for you; the cost of shipping is NOT included in the price. Shipping from Nova Scotia to Wisconsin was $4500.00 in January 2008.

Computer-generated renderings of the frame from different angles. Click to enlarge.

Not included:

  • Forklift or crane for unloading frame upon delivery and crane (3-4 days) for installation of frame (estimated 5-7 days to install, depending on site);
  • Shipping from Nova Scotia to site;
  • On-site electrical power supply;
  • Engineering stamps, building permits and any other legal documents required by any legal entity.

Please contact us to discuss the possibilities, payment terms, shipping, scheduling and site preparation.

TimberhArt Woodworks (formerly Acorn Timber Frames)
L. Daniel and Kimberley Reagan
195 Fuller Rd., Hantsport NS B0P 1P0
Tel: 902 684-9708 || Toll Free: 1-866-395-3838 || Fax: 902 684-9844
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