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A Northern California Timber Home Designed for Hosting
Planned with a purpose, this Tahoe timber lodge is lovingly shared with family and strangers alike.
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An Ornate Timber Home in Texas
One Texas couple chooses an impressive timber frame for their custom home.
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This Rugged & Refined North Carolina Home Proves Opposites Attract
Blending city glamour with rustic wood, this timber home is filled with contrast.
Siting Property
How to Site Your Home to Maximize Energy Efficiency
These 3 basics will make your timber home even greener, and hopefully save you some money too.
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Why Timber Frame Homes are so Sustainable
It’s not only the wood that makes people fall in love with timber frames — it’s their natural sustainability.
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Six Steps to a Healthy Timber Home
Keep your home’s interior fresh and fit with these six hints for cleaner indoor living.
Wires
How to Plan Your Wiring and Ductwork
What goes on behind your four walls requires a lot of planning. Here’s how to get your systems straight.
Who Builds Your Home
Who Actually Builds Your Home?
Whoever builds the home, the best qualifications are that the person provide reliable, qualified subcontractors and that you fe...
Anatomy of a Timber Frame
Anatomy of a Timber Frame
Use this handy illustration as a guide to timber frame terminology:
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Our Checklist for a Smooth Build
Follow these 8 steps to a productive, efficient build.
Raising a Timber Frame
Preparing to Raise a Timber Frame
Preparing for the big day — your frame raising — requires a little homework on your part.
Open Land
Questions to Ask Before You Buy Land
A short and sweet list to help you walk through this big decision.
Empty Land
How to Pick the Right Piece of Property
Scouting your property early in the process can uncover hidden costs and design challenges. Here’s how to prepare.
Designer Vs. Architect
What's the Difference Between Architects and Designers?
Architects design homes. So do designers. What’s the difference, and how do you choose?
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Should You Buy a Stock Plan or Go Custom?
While it’s no secret that a stock plan will cost less up front, a well thought-out custom design may be cheaper in the long run...
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Four Basic Timber Home Terms to Get You Started
Some intro terminology to get you going with your timber home research and planning
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Deciding on a Timber Home Style
Some introductory terminology to get you started in choosing a timber home provider and understanding what the inside and outsi...
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The Advantage of Using SIPs, or Structural Insulated Panels
Timber homes are leading the charge in comfort and energy efficiency, thanks to the use of structural insulated panels (SIPs), ...
Timber Vs. Post-and-Beam
What's the Difference Between Post-and-Beam and Timber Framing?
It's the details that make all the difference after all!
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11 Tips to the Perfect Timber Home
Take it one step at a time, starting with these 11 tips to creating a floor plan that will satisfy you now and in the future.