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This firm specializes in custom timber frame structures. Free State has been building traditional timber frame structures for 15 years. A recent project was the Mahaffie Heritage Center in Olathe as part of the 1860's Mahaffie Farmstead and Stagecoach Stop.
No job is too big or too small, corn crib to showcase barn, solutions to fit your budget. Estimates are free. Tim and Christine Barnes take pride in sponsoring barn preservation organizations across the country.
Len and Linus Schamber operate this family business from their homes in Damar and Hays. They specialize in historic restorations. Please view their past projects on their website.
Trillium Dell Timberworks
1277 Knox Road 1600 North
Knoxville, IL 61448
Trillium Dell Timberworks is committed to fine craftsmanship and sustainability. They seek local wood for timbers. They dismantle, move, and re-erect barns. They have recently installed a wind turbine to power one of their buildings. Another facet of their commitment is a work-study program and continuing education credits for architects. They have begun restoration effots on a timberframed grist mill in Independence, Iowa. This six-story timber frame mill dates from 1875. You can view it at www.buchanancountyhistory.com/mill.php.