Gerber Leisure Products supplies and installs a full line of shelter designs in both beautiful wood laminated beam and popular steel shelter designs from ICON Shelters. Combine the beauty of a wood deck with steel column support and steel roofing package, and you have the best of both worlds. Contact us today for more information.
The Craftsman Series™ Shelters are squares, hexagons, octagons, gables and dutch-hip shelters designed in the Craftsman style.
LiveShade™ combines a green roof product with ICON's Attractive steel structures to create a cool and attractive shade space.
Four-gabled square shelters that can be extended on any of its four sides, or grouped together with gabled shelters to produce an interesting cluster of nested
Bleacher covers, dugouts, score-keeper booths and other open structures designed for use in athletic complexes.
The Trail Series™ Shelters are small single and double post shelters with tables, benches or display cases for use on trails, walkways and promenades.
The team at Engineered Wood Structures is the most talented and capable group of people in the business of designing, engineering, and fabricating wood shelters, bridges and enclosed structures. Gerber Leisure Products proudly supplies and installs their quality products.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.