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How to Design a Functional Outdoor Area
How to Design a Functional Outdoor Area
Just a few extra elements will turn an ordinary patch of grass into a relaxing backyard retreat and outdoor area.
Check out Golf Pro Nick Faldo's West Viriginia Timber Frame
Check out Golf Pro Nick Faldo's West Viriginia Timber Frame
A love for the game drives golf pro Nick Faldo to build an impressive hybrid home in West Virginia.
How to Add Groundcover to Your Log Home Yard
The 3 Key Components of Yard Design
A well-designed yard is broken up into three areas. Here's what they are and how best to use them.
How to Develop a Landscape Plan
How to Develop a Landscape Plan
To make the best use of your timber home's property, start with our easy 3-step process.
5 Ways to Incorporate Reclaimed Materials Into Your Home
5 Ways to Incorporate Reclaimed Materials Into Your Home
Here are a few of our favorite options on how to use reclaimed materials in your timber frame.
How to Find the Best Time to Begin Construction on a Timber Frame
How to Find the Best Time to Begin Construction on a Timber Frame
Construction runs smoothly thanks to a little forethought and attention to detail during the design phase.
Tour this Ohio Timber-Frame Retirement Retreat
Tour this Ohio Timber-Frame Retirement Retreat
With one-part luck and one-part planning, a small-town Ohio couple brings a welcoming and peaceful perspective to their retirem...
How to Build a Functional Timber-Frame Kitchen
How to Build a Functional Timber-Frame Kitchen
Large or small, open-concept or gallery style—every timber home kitchen shares the same five fundamental elements. Here's what ...
4 Unique Timber-Frame Traditions
4 Unique Timber-Frame Traditions
In the timber-frame construction process, there are a few steps and traditions not found in conventional home building, and the...
Timber Frame History: Learn About This Old-World Practice
Timber Frame History: Learn About This Old-World Practice
With its roots firmly planted in Old World Europe, the tradition of timber framing branched out to North America and grew strong.
Cut Energy Costs and Control Your Timber Home From Your Smartphone
Cut Energy Costs and Control Your Timber Home From Your Smartphone
New devices help monitor electricity use and cost and let consumers run their appliances from a smartphone.
Is PEX Plastic Tubing Better than Copper?
Is PEX Plastic Tubing Better than Copper?
Why plastic tubing is replacing copper water pipes in homes.
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A Small Colorado Home with Big Character
Reclaimed timber and blacksmith-forged hardware give a relatively petite Colorado home a look as rugged as its surroundings.
17 Tips for Making Your Small Timber Home Mulifunctional
17 Tips for Making Your Small Timber Home Multifunctional
Multitasking rooms help make small timber homes appear larger.
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A Naturally Energy-Efficient Jewel
A homeowner tells of building his own straw-bale, post-and-beam home.
4 Classic Wood Pieces You'll Keep Forever
4 Classic Wood Pieces You'll Keep Forever
The trend in furnishings is to spend wisely on wood and neutral-toned pieces that will last a long time and won’t soon go out o...
The Case for Straw Bale Timber Frame Homes
The Case for Straw Bale Timber Frame Homes
Why straw bales are increasingly popular for timber-home walls.
Benefits of a Pier Foundation
Benefits of a Pier Foundation
Learn about the uses of a pier-and-beam, or pier foundation, and the pros and cons to building this construction style.
A Sustainable North Carolina Timber Frame
A Sustainable North Carolina Timber Frame
A North Carolina homeowner designs a home around old-growth hemlock trees and rhododendrons.
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These Five Log and Timber Frame Bedrooms Will Guarantee a Restful Sleep
Which log and timber home slumber spots are the "suite-est" of them all? The ones our readers chose, of course. In the comfort ...