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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 they're all part of the charm and history of the timber-framing craft.
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 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 timber home combines modern design with the classic American farmhouse.