In a post and beam frame, the bottom of the boards put down on
the second floor are also the finished ceiling on the first floor.
This picture shows the top view of the boards as they go down.
The top will eventually be covered by plywood and carpeting.
The end result is a finished ceiling and the base for the second
floor which will provide years of beauty.
My clients decided to build their dream house and retire there.
They contracted with a New England based timber frame builder to
erect the house frame. Among other tasks, I was contracted afterwards to put down the
pine tongue and groove flooring that serves as the base for the