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Your Timber Home: A Custom Creation
If you want to build a truly one-of-a-kind dwelling, check out this free guide.
The Science of Enclosure Systems
The efficient and energy- minded design of a timber home starts with the enclosure system.
Readers' Choice Awards 2014 – Runners-Up
See the runners-up of Timber Home Living's second-annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey.
2014 Readers' Choice Awards – Winners
Timber Home Living presents the best in home design, chosen by the real timber-frame enthusiasts: you.
Modern Mix: A Mountain Rustic Home
A rustic-meets-contemporary California home blends the best of both worlds.
Hybrid Heaven: A Montana Custom Home
One Montana home boasts a mix of materials for a truly one-of-a-kind waterside retreat.
Industry Insider: Tedd Benson
One of the most celebrated homebuilders in America, Tedd Benson is a true champion of the traditional timber-frame home — with a modern twist.
Panel Discussion: The Truth About SIPs
How SIPS can save you energy, time and money.
Picking Your Property
Before you start designing and building your home, you'll need to pick your property. Here's what you need to know about buying land.
Open Invitation: A Family-Friendly Timber Home
A California couple creates a warm and welcoming timber home in the Montana mountains.
Timber-Frame Terminology
Here are some of the key terms used in timber-frame construction.
9 Fabulous Fireplaces
Your home's fireplacement is serious business. In this photo gallery we share 9 of the all-time best fireplaces to heat up any timber home.
Dream to Reality: A New York Timber Home
Fulfilling a lifetime goal, one couple builds an all-natural, low-maintenance timber frame home.
Cabin Affinity
We highlight three universal reasons why cabins are still so popular.
Suite Dreams: Master Bedroom Design for Timber Homes
No longer just another bedroom, the perfect master suite is all about the details.
Log Building Basics
Donald Parsons of Appalachian Log Structures shares his observations on design trends, frequently asked questions, budget challenges and more.
Outdoor Fire Pit Setup Done Right
Key considerations in designing the perfect fire-fueled al fresco arrangement.
Tree House: A Contemporary Canadian Home
A contemporary Canadian timber home on Vancouver Island’s Pacific side reflects the nearby rain forest.
The Log & Timber Home Show Spring Lineup
The Log & Timber Home Show provides the necessary tools to build your cozy cottage, sportsman's cabin, luxury mountain home or lakeside retreat.
Solid Sustainability: An Energy-Efficient Wyoming Home
Tucked alongside a conservation area in western Wyoming, one home successfully blends sleekness and strength with low-tech applications of energy efficiency.