“ Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves. ”

– Julia Morgan

Happy New Year!

January 4, 2023

Our team would like to wish everyone a happy new year! We hope that 2023 brings many blessings to you and yours!

Featured Community: The Cliffs Communities at Lake Keowee

November 10, 2022

Featured Community: The Cliffs Communities at Lake Keowee Sunset, South Carolina We have had the pleasure of using our workmanship to add beauty to many homes in the stunning communities of the Cliffs at Lake Keowee. The Cliffs are private, luxury communities set within the Carolina mountains alongside the beauty...

Featured Project: Luxury Georgia Lakefront Home

August 23, 2022

The Accent Truss team is in progress of fabricating the timber frame for a large lake house. Design is by Wright Design. The following pictures are the first of four loads going out to the site. Keep an eye out for future newsletters as we continue to show the progress...

Design, Workmanship, Beauty: From Our Workshop To Your Home

July 12, 2022

From start to finish, we love creating stunning timber frame products for our customers. Here is one of our current jobs in progress. Stay tuned for more as this beautiful home gets completed! Architect: Anthemion Architecture, LLC Builder: Coogan Custom Homes, Inc. "I appreciate everything you and your team has...

Community Outreach: Academy for Career Excellence Beaufort/Jasper, South Carolina

May 11, 2022

This week the Accent Truss team had the pleasure of hosting a field trip at our shop for 15 students from the Academy for Career Excellence. This was a great opportunity to expose these aspiring young people to the top end of carpentry. We gave them a overview in how we...

Featured Project: The Clubhouse at Blackridge

March 29, 2022

Featured Project: The Clubhouse at Blackridge Hoover, Alabama  From the initial drawing to the end product, we enjoyed adding beautiful accents to Club Blackridge. Builder: Signature Homes Architect: : Nequette Architecture & Design Community: The Landing at Blackridge Project Details: Douglas fir wood Queen post trusses with curved corbels Columns,...

Western Red Cedar: A Delight To The Senses

February 17, 2022

A delight to the senses, is it not? Western Red Cedar. That’s some good stuff. It is light and has some structural properties, typically reddish-brown in color, and aromatic with a sweet-spiced scent- reminiscent of cinnamon. Cedar wood in general is used for its aroma and weight. It is often...

The Modern Farmhouse

January 25, 2022

This look emerged as a frontrunner in the 2010’s and has risen to unmatched popularity in architectural and interior designs. There are two things to consider when talking about farmhouse style. The first is the actual decoration and interior look, as well as the architectural design. The second is the framework for creating this iconic style....

Happy Holidays Everyone!

December 24, 2021

We want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy 2022! We look forward to seeing you in the new year!

Mortise and Tenon: The Quintessence of Carpentry

December 1, 2021

At Accent Truss, our expertise lies in creating heavy timber components and trusses. We regularly use large timbers that weigh upwards of one thousand pounds. Yet, the same joinery technique that fashions your grandmother’s kitchen table is the same joinery method used to connect these colossal beams.  In the art...

“ Architecture should speak of it’s time and place, yet yearn for timelessness. ”

– Frank Gehry

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