Andy is the third generation living on the family farm in Naples, Maine. In the late eighties he became interested in the traditions of timber frame construction and apprenticed with a local craftsperson in the building of two large barns.
In 1988 Andy built his own workshop/home on the family farm using timbers harvested from the property, and has been building high quality timber frames to meet the unique needs of his clients since then.
Largely self taught, Andy has mastered old school techniques and uses very few modern conveniences to put up these sturdy frames. During the last twenty years, he has demonstrated yankee ingenuity in the true sense with inventive improvisation in overcoming obstacles inherent to custom construction.
In addition to traditional timber frame homes, vacation homes and barns of all sizes, Andy has also been responsible for these unique structures:
an inground pool enclosure
an open expanse workshop that moved to a new foundation to become an arts center
a dining hall for the oldest girls' camp in the nation located in Denmark Maine
an island getaway requiring transport of all materials by boat and raising by hand