News and Articles


FraserWood enters Urban Timber Design Competition sponsored by BSA (Boston Society of Architecture)

Urban Timber Exhibit

Exhibition Opening:
June 26, 2014
Exhibition Closing:
September 30, 2014

Urban Timber: From seed to city

This exhibition celebrates wood as the regions most sensible and abundant choice of material for urban building, highlighting its flexibility and technical qualities, including timber's potential to combat climate change. To view FraserWoods entry in the design competition, Click Here.

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Testing Scarf Joints in Bending, Timber Framing magazine, vol 98, Dec 2010

Testing Scarf Joint in Bending (3.1 MB, PDF)
by Mack Magee M.S.

This article and photos originally appeared in the Dec 2010 issue of Timber Framing magazine.

Wood Design & Building magazine cover

California Retreat article (225k, PDF)

This article and photos originally appeared in the Spring 2011-Number 54 issue of Wood Design & Building magazine.

Integrating with Wood Article

New Connectors and Fasteners Meet a Multitude of Engineering and Aesthetic Needs article.

by Joe Miller PH.D, P.E., P.Eng, a principal at Fire Tower Engineered Timber.

Timber Framing Magazine

Wood Decay and Protection article (875 KB, PDF)
by Mack Magee M.S.

This article appeared in the June of 2011 issue of Timber Framing magazine.

Wood Protection by Design

Wood Protection by Design article (595 KB, PDF) by Mack Magee M.S.

This article appeared in the March of 2012 issue of Timber Framing magazine.

Mortice and Tenon Article Capacity of Pegged Mortice and Tenon Joinery (external link)- by Joe Miller PH.D, P.E., P.Eng, published in June of 2010 by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Shear Key article Design and Analysis of Mechanically Laminated Timber Beams Using Shear Keys (external link) - by Joe Miller PH.D, P.E., P.Eng, a dissertation submitted as part of Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering degree. Also, published in July of 2010 by the American Society of Civil Engineers.