There is no easy answer to this question because there are so many factors that go into the price of a timber frame. For example, the timber species, complexity and even the type of joinery can greatly alter the price of a timber frame. These factors put the cost of a timber frame in the range of $50,000 to $500,000 and up. Typical residential customers usually spend around $75,000-$200,000 for an addition, $50,000-$250,000 for a barn, $9,000-$50,000 for a pergola and specialty projects can be anywhere on that spectrum.
Buckley’s Tavern, in Centreville, DE, has been a local favorite for over 60 years. HLTF was very excited to be contracted to create a rooftop pergola for the restaurant which is currently under going extensive renovations.
Under the new timber frame terrace will be an updated rooftop bar and dining area.
The owners selected planed and sanded mixed Oak material for the frame. There was no finish applied to the timbers due to their desire for a natural aging process.
Traditional mortise and tenon joinery was used in conjunction with steel connectors to the existing structure to create a beautiful and sound frame.
2×8 Southern Yellow Pine tongue and groove decking, also unfinished, was installed to cover the timber framed terrace.
The covered terrace creates a canopy providing shade and protection from the elements for the restaurant patrons.
HLTF is very excited to be part of the renovations of such a long-standing community establishment and we are looking forward to the re-opening.
Check out Buckley’s Tavern on Facebook for more information about the re-opening of the restaurant.