Low Pitch Laminated Curved Beam Shelters
One piece laminated wood beams span from columnto-column. Columns can be treated Southern Yellow Pine (SYP), Alaskan Yellow Cedar or tube steel. Bay spacings are maximum of 8’-0” O.C., but may be adjusted for custom sizes and/or roof load requirements. The standard roof pitch is 3/12. Alternate pitches are also available as an option. Overhang offsets are 24” all around the perimeter.
Solid and Open Arch Shelters
Two-piece laminated wood solid arches, and three-piece laminated wood open arches span from column-to-compression ring on the polygonal shelters, and column-to-ridge in rectangular shelters. These Gothic-style arches are used in hexagons, octagons, squares and rectangular shelters.
Timber Truss Shelters
Open Timber Truss gabled shelters have heavy laminated beam trusses that are engineered and fabricated at the factory. The gluelaminated wood is typically architectural SYP. Roof decking is #1 SYP 2x6 T&G. The steel connection plates are e-coated and powder coated for maximum corrosion resistance. All fasteners are galvanized.
Post and Beam Shelters
Squares, Hexagons and Octagons are simply and economically fabricated with architectural grade glue-laminated SYP rafters, purlins and tie beams. Columns can be architectural grade treated glue laminated SYP, Alaskan Yellow Cedar or e-coated and powder coated steel tube. Standard roof pitch for hexagons and octagons is 3/12. Standard roof pitch for gables and squares is 4/12. Cupolas, handrails and knee braces can be added at extra cost.
Bandshells and Amphitheater Structures
Two-piece laminated wood solid arches, and three-piece laminated wood open arches span from column-to-compression ring on the polygonal shelters, and column-to-ridge in rectangular shelters. These Gothic-style arches are used in half-hexagons, half-octagons and tapered rectangular bandshells. Also available are laminated wave beams for a unique appearance. EWS’s exclusive wall system, utilizing decorative grade laminated red cedar timbers, can be added for back drops and side rooms to use for storage when not in use and for dressing rooms.
Restrooms, Concessions, and Park Activity Buildings
Adding walls to any EWS to enclose or partially enclose any structure can result in any number of building types. Restrooms, concession buildings, cabins, multi-use buildings, visitor centers and nature centers name some of the uses for Engineered Wood Structures with solid wood walls. Restroom plumbing and electrical fixtures are available for all packages, as well as restroom partitions, interior and exterior doors, windows, roll-up concession doors and garage doors.
One piece laminated wood beams or arches are the superstructure for wood pedestrian bridges.Clear deck widths are available from 4’-6” to 8’-0”, and spans from 10’-0” to 80’-0”. All laminated wood components are Southern Yellow Pine. Decking is treated 2x6 Southern Yellow Pine or recycled plastic planks. Connection plates are galvanized HRF and all fasteners are galvanized.
Gazebo designs are available in a variety of sizes. Each gazebo is constructed using glue-laminated Yellow Alaskan Cedar columns with architectural grade glue laminated SYP rafters, tie beams and purlins. The roof decks are #1 SYP T&G with “V” groove on the ceiling side.
Facility, School and Park Equipment including playground equipment, bleachers and stadium seating, benches, receptacles, planters, shelters, sports and skatepark equipment in Wisconsin.
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