Designing and handcrafting custom timber frame homes.
  • Harvard, MA Raising Video

    We’ve gathered up our photos of the raising in Harvard, MA, and stitched them together to create this stop-motion video. The home is weather-tight now (thanks to Foard Panel and the hard-working crew at Landmark Builders). We’ll get some progress photos up sometime soon, so check back in a little while. Harvard, MA Raising Video
  • Harvard, MA Raising

    In early December, we spent a week in Harvard, MA, assembling and erecting a timber frame for a new home.  The home is a hybrid of traditional timber framing and new SIP technology (the frame will be wrapped in SIPs as well).  These are repeat clients (we handcrafted a timber frame for their original home
  • Re-Jigged 2015 Festival Sponsor

    Once again, Gillis & Company Timber Frames will be sponsoring the Re-Jigged Festival in beautiful Downtown Dartmouth this coming October 23 & 24 (www.rejiggedfestival.com).  Re-Jigged is a unique, family-friendly festival that focuses on new and emerging talent in Celtic music, dance and performing arts.  The festival hopes to educate attendees and thereby encourage new art
  • Restigouche River Experience Centre

    We were busy this summer, working on a number of projects, including the Restigouche River Experience Centre, in Campbellton, New Brunswick.  This multi-purpose restaurant, museum, meeting space is situated right on the river (adjacent to the bridge to Quebec), and will be a great resource for the fine folks of Restigouche County, NB. Our work
  • Authentic Seacoast/Sea Fever Project

    We just wrapped up installing a 42′ x 92′ Douglas Fir timber frame for the fine folks at Authentic Seacoast Brewery and Sea Fever Distillery, in Guysborough, Nova Scotia.  The building was designed by Architect Dale Archibald, of Archibald and Fraser Architects Ltd. of Antigonish, NS, and the timber frame was designed and engineered by
  • WoodWorks Atlantic Award

    We are extremely proud to announce that our President/Owner/Engineer Mark Gillis, P.Eng. was awarded WoodWorks Atlantic’s inaugural Atlantic Engineer Award at their Awards banquet on March 25, 2015 (that’s him, second from the right). Joining mark in accepting awards that day were Keith Tufts (Lydon Lynch) for the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre (Gillis & Company