2 cranes were required for the raising
Lowering the cupola into place
One timberframer at each connection point
Securing the cupola with hidden steel fasteners
Topping off with a pine tree in the typical timberframer’s fashion

    Fit Like a Glove

    The 24' wide timber frame cupola fit like a glove onto the compression ring on the 70' Clear Span Timber Frame Octagon at Sonny’s Place in Somers, CT when our crew raised it in early March. The cupola and compression ring together weigh 13,000 pounds.

    Posted to Blog: Tuesday, April 18, 2017