Macdonald & Lawrence Timber Framing Ltd. is a specialist carpentry company offering a range of services to assist private and professional clients build and conserve timber structures.



At the forefront of ground-breaking and challenging designs.

Steep, rugged and remote? No problem! M&L offers the design, build and maintenance of ziplines, bridges, and aerial courses for ultimate adventure.

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A world leader in the conservation of timber buildings.

We offer a complete suite of conservation planning services from initial on-site consultation to the creation of detailed Conservation Plans.

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Delivering projects in the most complex places on the planet.

From equatorial jungles to uninhabited islands, and from tree-tops to mountain tops, our people have delivered successful projects on five continents.




Unique homes with strong foundations that last for generations.

All of our clients are different and so are their homes. Each timber frame is a custom design that has arisen from a well thought out and executed approach.


We offer a process, not a product.

Anderson Pacific Forest Products Antarctic Heritage Trust Association for Preservation Technology Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site BC Wood Canadian Wood Council Carpenters Fellowship Cascade Engineering Group Cascadia Chapter, CGBC Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre Elkington Forest Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) FraserWood Industries Heartwood School Heritage BC ICOMOS International Log Builders' Association LEED National Trust for Canada Stucturlam The International Polar Heritage Committee (IPHC) Timber Frame Business Council Timber Framers Guild UBC MOA Wildplay Element Parks