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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 ...
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The Best Log and Timber Outdoor Spaces
Outdoor living is an integral part of the log and timber lifestyle. From simple, scenic porches to elaborate landscapes, our to...
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5 Opulent Log and Timber Frame Bathrooms
Our readers' five favorite log and timber bathrooms are overflowing with opulent amenities and practical design ideas. Let the ...
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Charming + Chic Log and Timber Frame Kitchens
Without a doubt, the kitchen is the hub of any home. From timeless antique to farmhouse chic, feast your eyes on our readers' f...
A Log and Timber Home Hybrid Mixes Old with New
A Log and Timber Home Hybrid Mixes Old with New
Preserving decades of memories in an existing cottage — as well as making new ones — was a top priority for this log and timber...
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5 Jaw-Dropping Log and Timber Great Rooms
What makes a log or timber great room truly live up to its name? Kick-up-your-feet style, a jaw-dropping view and the warmth of...
The Impressive Texas Timber Frame
The Impressive Texas Timber Frame
One Texas couple chooses an impressive timber frame for their equally impressive custom home.
A Canadian Lakeside Timber Frame
A Canadian Lakeside Timber Frame
A cherished lakeside lot that was the site of many long-held memories now serves as a fresh start for a Canadian family and the...
The Classic American Farmhouse
The Classic American Farmhouse
This Michigan home combines modern design with the classic American farmhouse.
A New York Timber Frame Retreat
A New York Timber Frame Retreat
One family builds a relaxing New York timber frame retreat with plenty of room to spare.
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10 Timber Frame Kitchen Cabinet Styles
Understand timber frame cabinet styles to make the best decision for your kitchen.
The Makings of a Lakeside Legacy
The Makings of a Lakeside Legacy
Our Welcome Home Series is back! This time around we’re heading north, to Ontario’s picturesque “cottage country,” where we’ll ...
What is a Solar Tube?
What is a Solar Tube?
Solar tubes — also known as sun tubes or tubular skylights — can help to permanently light your home without using extra energy...
4 Must-Haves for Your Not-So-Big Home
4 Must-Haves for Your Not-So-Big Home
Jonathan Orpin, founder and owner at New Energy Works Timberframers, shares four things to include in even the humblest abode.
How to Downsize into a Timber Frame
How to Downsize into a Timber Frame
Moving into a smaller home frees you from the cost and time commitment that comes with more square footage. Here’s how one coup...
The Colorado Timber Frame That Took Decades to Build
The Colorado Timber Frame That Took Decades to Build
This Colorado beauty was three decades in the making — and well worth the wait.
8 Design Elements for a Comfortable Timber Frame
8 Design Elements for a Comfortable Timber Frame
No matter the size of your home, be sure to leave room for these 8 design elements that will make your timber home comfortable ...