There are basically two types of beams. Sawn Cut or Hand Hewn. Varieties include Hardwood or softwood. The type varies by region. Whatever was prevalent near the construction of the building, was what was used to build the barn. Typically pine is the soft wood. All beams were used in structural activities. There are mortise pockets and other slots other where other beams were attached. Freshly sawn vintage woods to custom specs from various available species cut to order. Patina may vary from gray to natural wood color. We offer additional custom services. Milling, sanding, varnish, seal are available upon request.