Plan Your Timber Frame House

Let us help you plan your timber frame house. We answer all your questions about buying land, timber options and where geographically is the best place to make the home of your dreams.

5 Tips for Building a Timber Frame in Snow Country
5 Tips for Building a Timber Frame in Snow Country
Keep your home wonderful year-round with these tips to building a timber frame house in cold weather
The Virginia Timber Frame That Blends Beauty & Nature
4 Floor Plan Mistakes and Easy Fixes
Four design experts share common design mistakes and how to avoid making them in the first place.
Climate Considerations: How to Design a Floor Plan for the Weather
Climate Considerations: How to Design a Floor Plan for the Weather
Similar to when you're purchasing a property, designing for one is still all about location, location, location.
What Designers Wished You Knew Before Building
What Designers Wished You Knew Before Building
Have you ever wished you had the inside scoop on what designers wished their clients knew before planning a custom home?
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We Answer The Common Questions + Myths about Hybrid Homes
Davis Frame Co. co-founder and president Jeff Davis answers questions often asked about building a hybrid home.
What is a Hybrid Home?
What is a Hybrid Home?
Mixed materials bring new meaning to the term "hybrid home".
Simple Additions on Your Timber Home
Need more space? Adding on to your timber home can save you dollars — and make a lot of sense.
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From Site Plan to Floor Plan
A beautiful home is one that works well for the people that live in it. Follow these guidelines for getting your ideas and need...
3 Ways to Save Space in Your Timber Home
Despite a smaller space, there’s plenty of room for movement. We show you how to make the most of it with 3 timber home space s...
Timber Framing 101: What is a Timber Frame House?
Here's your crash course in timber framing. We cover everything you need to know about how modern design meets traditional craf...
8 Steps to a Smooth Timber Home Build
Construction is the most critical phase of the custom-home buying process, but it doesn’t have to be difficult or stressful. Kn...
Hybrids Homes: The Perks of Combining Logs and Timbers
Thinking about building a hybrid home? Here are our expert tips on combining logs and timbers like a pro.
Wall & Roof Options for Timber Frame Homes
Understand the wall and roof choices for your timber home.
Timber Home Destinations: Traverse City, Michigan
From cherry-picking to wine-tasting, snowshoeing to kiteboarding, there’s a little something for everybody in the midwestern to...
Masonry Heaters and Bakeovens
Combining the ancient wonders of nature with innovative design and technology, Tulikivi masonry heaters bring energy-efficient ...
How a Family Took the Plunge in Building Their Dream Home
What happens when one family takes the plunge and decides the time is finally right to build their timber-frame retreat?
What’s a Timber Frame?
A timber frame is a home that uses a frame structure of large posts & beams instead of the 2X4-stud “stick frames” that are typ...
Choose Your Timber Home Truss System
Strong and stylish, trusses hold their own. Learn how to pick the best timber home truss system for you.
The Benefits of a Smaller Timber Home
Downsizing your home may be the ultimate luxury. There are many benefits to building and living in a smaller timber home.
Reclaimed Wood in Timber Home Design
Vintage charm and one-of-a-kind character make reclaimed wood a winner with homeowners.