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Mike Shenton
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  • Fleetwood, NC
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Apr 24
Mike Shenton replied to Community Host's discussion What Made You Choose a Timber Frame?
"Check out our website and Facebook page.    www.mktimberworks.com"
Jun 3, 2016
Mike Shenton replied to Amy Long's discussion Affordable Timber Frame Family Home
"Check out our website and Facebook page.  We are a veteran owned and operated company. www.mktimberworks.com"
Jul 9, 2014
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Jul 9, 2014
Mike Shenton posted a status
"New website for M&K Timber Works http://www.mktimberworks.com/"
Aug 15, 2012
Mike Shenton commented on Mike Shenton's blog post Building our timber frame home
"We moved into our home around New Years Day.  We lived in our camper for about 8 months while we got everything done enough to move in.  We still have a few things to finish.  So far this winter it has been really easy to heat…"
Mar 11, 2012
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Jun 27, 2010
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Jun 27, 2010
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Jun 14, 2010
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Apr 26, 2010
Mike Shenton replied to Ron Mulligan's discussion Infill panels
"I think you will be sorry with anything but sips or wrap and strap."
Apr 25, 2010
Mike Shenton replied to Kathryn Pepper's discussion non-structural decorative timbers
Apr 25, 2010
Mike Shenton replied to Kathryn Pepper's discussion non-structural decorative timbers
"Most timber frame companies don't mind traveling, but if you want someone local check the Timber Frame Business Council's website. You can even put in a request for companies to respond to you but expect a barrage of replies especially in…"
Apr 18, 2010
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Apr 12, 2010
Mike Shenton replied to Kathryn Pepper's discussion non-structural decorative timbers
"Boone, NC. The company is Carolina Timber Works. I have my own timber frame company also, M&K Timber Works and would be happy to give you a quote also."
Apr 11, 2010
Mike Shenton replied to Kathryn Pepper's discussion non-structural decorative timbers
"I worked for a timber frame company that pretty much specialized in retrofitting timber frame elements to existing construction. It's not a big deal as long as you can get to attachment points from above or you know what you are attaching to…"
Apr 11, 2010

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Timber framer with Wood-Mizer portable sawmill. Specialize in small affordable, simple, down to earth timber frames. My wife and I (Kim) are looking for the perfect piece of property to build our little mountain cottage.

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Posted on February 14, 2010 at 9:52pm — 1 Comment

Building our timber frame home

My wife and I are building our second timber frame home. We are building in the mountains of North Carolina in a small town called Fleetwood. We have 5 acres of nice pasture land. We have our driveway in, septic system installed and

have our basement foundation walls up. We used Superior walls for our foundation. I am in the process of cutting our white pine timbers on my Woodmizer sawmill. We are building a 28'x32' frame. We'll be using sips for the exterior with board and batten siding.… Continue

Posted on October 4, 2009 at 9:55pm — 8 Comments

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