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Questions & Answers From Timber Frame Experts
Building a timber home calls for some serious decision-making. To help you make the most informed decision possible, we chatted with the experts and got the inside scoop on some of your frequently asked questions.
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Warm Up With These Inspiring Fireplace Design Ideas
A good fireplace is the ultimate marriage of form and function. It offers up a chance to express your style, showcase natural m...
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How to Add Classic Cottage Charm to Your Timber Home
Steal these clever ideas for bringing classic cottage charm to your home.
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How to Design a Cozy Kitchen
Regardless of the size or style of your kitchen, these tips will make it the warmest place to be.
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This Timber Cottage in Colorado is Just 450 Square Feet
A Colorado couple borrows ideas from the past to create character and authenticity in their new mountain cottage.
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Great Room Design Challenges and Our Favorite Solutions
Great minds may think alike, but in great room design, they typically have little in common aside from containing kitchen, livi...
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How This Family Built Two Houses–One Log, One Timber–on Shared Land
In this tale of two houses, a pair of brothers build on their roots by each constructing a wood home on their family land.
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Six Outdoor Living Spaces Perfect for Cool Fall Evenings
Great indoor/outdoor living starts with great planning. These six cool concepts will inspire you to take the fun outside, day o...
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This Washington Timber Home Is a Mountain Cottage Masterpiece
A West Coast couple discovers that less really is more, especially when it comes to building a comfortably sized timber frame h...
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How to Decide Where to Put Your Timber Home's Chimney
A reader writes in wondering where to put a chimney to get the most bang for their buck...
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How to Design the Ultimate Master Bathroom
Five lessons to help you create the perfect master bathroom for your timber home.
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The Secrets Behind SIPs
Structural insulated panels are among the most energy-efficient building products you can buy, boasting impressive R-values and...
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A New Timber Frame Home With Antique Barn Style
Inspired by the early American pioneers, a Nebraska couple’s timber home blazes a trail all its own.
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How to Make the Most of a Modest Home Budget
Here's how to make sure your money goes where it matters most:
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10 Strategies for a Serene Timber Home
Life can get crazy, but your timber home should be a place of refuge on which you and your family can rely. Use these 10 strate...
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Q+A: Wiring a Timber Home Built With SIPs
A reader writes in with a question on getting a timber home wired with solid-core walls:
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Coastal Decor for Timber Homes
Whether you’re testing the waters with a single room or decorating an entire beach cottage, these coastal-inspired finds will b...
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Your Checklist For Finalizing Construction Plans
You’re on track to build your home this year. What do you need to discuss with your general contractor or builder before the sa...
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The Welcome Home Series Part 4: Passing Inspections
Attention to detail in the design and planning stages allowed this family vacation home to pass a trio of building inspections ...
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The Welcome Home Series Part 3: Raising the Frame
After finalizing the design details, the next step in this Riverbend Timber Framing home’s journey to completion is to cut and ...