Battle Ground, WA – Founder of Arrow Timber, Bert Sarkkinen, releases The Art of Hybrid Timber Framing January 19, 2021. As people in the United States feel the unending impact of social distancing, stay at home orders, and the stress of these times, a movement to embrace one’s home environment is happening. Creating unique, personalized, and aesthetically appealing styles in people’s living spaces is a theme in the book as well as a message from this visionary author and leadership expert.
Taking cues from his unpretentious farm-hand beginnings, apprenticing with his father, and life lessons learned along the way, Bert Sarkkinen delivers The Art of Hybrid Timber Framing: 7 Unique Post & Beam Styles to Accentuate Any Design Theme, second edition. The book is for those who want a fresh sense of home style, lovers of architecture and design, and those within the Timber Framing industry desiring a visually-stunning and elegant guide on the subject. Packed with photos and Sarkkinen’s charming writing flair, the book is both a study on the craft of hybrid timber framing, and an inspirational coffee table book that makes for the perfect accent in one’s timber-framed home.
Bert Sarkkinen, known for his knowledgeable advice and “Bert-isms”, weaves his knowledge of human nature into everything he does. To help people uncover their true timber framing style, he developed a personality quiz for potential clients. Ultimately, when their wants and needs are properly analyzed, it results in a personalized Timber Framing experience that exceeds expectations.
Sarkkinen explains, “It is important to think beyond timber framing and focus on what really makes people happy. This is a life experience. It goes beyond architectural design and strikes a chord within all of us. People want to enjoy the process. That’s why teamwork, transparency and creative solutions are the driving forces in my philosophy.”
The Art of Hybrid Timber Framing is available as a second edition in paperback and ebook, and it has an accompanying workbook called The Timber Framing Planning Guide for those ready to take their timber framing next steps. All releasing as a January 19, 2021. Available from Amazon and other major retailers.
About Bert Sarkkinen
When Bert Sarkkinen was 16, he quit his job as a farm hand and went to work for his father as a framing apprentice. This golden opportunity gave him the foundation to become a trailblazer in the hybrid timber framing industry. Bert Sarkkinen is not only the founder of Arrow Timber, he is also the author of The Art of Hybrid Timber Framing. The book is a guide for people who want to explore Timber Framing, and for those who enjoy the unique aesthetics it offers architecture and homebuilding. It is a look into the amazing world of timber framing as well as the repository for Sarkkinen’s unique leadership style and design and life philosophies.
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