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November 15, 2017

Press Release – November 15, 2017

For immediate release:   Pioneer’s Pride Launches Cyber Monday Promotion with Authentic Mailboxes Special discount of 10 percent off all orders placed on or before Cyber […]
November 3, 2017

2 Minute easy to build video

October 1, 2017

Press Release – October 1, 2017

For immediate release:   Pioneer’s Pride Introduces Four, Do-It-Yourself, Timber-Frame Kits   Kits use mortise and tenon construction to create high-quality, durable structures that last a […]
August 13, 2017

Pioneer’s Pride Profiles

Pioneer’s Pride Profiles   Todd Schlabach CEO/President Todd Schlabach is CEO/president of Pioneer’s Pride in Hartville, Ohio. Pioneer’s Pride  offers do-it-yourself kits to those who want […]
August 3, 2017

Company Backgrounder

Pioneer’s Pride Company Backgrounder Overview Pioneer’s Pride offers do-it-yourself kits to those who want to build their own timber-frame structures. Designed to easily assemble with simple […]
May 8, 2017

What are the basics of timber framing?

Timber framing is a distinctive style of building construction in which heavy timbers frame the structure instead of more slender dimensional lumber (for example, 2 x 6-in.). Timber framing was a building practice used throughout the world until toughly 1900 when the demand for cheap, fast housing brought dimensional lumber to the construction forefront.
March 7, 2017

Historical timber framing practices

Building a timber frame structure means participating in a longstanding architectural tradition. Found in archeological sites in the Middle East, Europe, and Asia, the timber frame technique has a popular history throughout the world. The joints used to construct timber frame structures appeared as early as 200 B.C.
February 6, 2017

Contemporary timber framing practices

Modern timber framing, while a long tradition, is living and evolving. We are informed by our history, but not bound by it. We choose the tools and technologies that best fit our customers’ needs, so it is not surprising that there is a wide-range of practice within our community.