FOLLOW US >


Plan, Design & Build

Have questions about what goes into timber home construction? Need info on wood species, log profiles and corner styles? Looking for floor plan design tips and inspiration? The answers are at your fingertips.

Keywords
Category
Mira-TF_7542_2018-04-17_16-17
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' favorite log and timber home kitchens.
Mira-TF_7542_2018-04-17_14-55
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...
Contemporary-Kitchen---Kraftmaid_2268_2018-04-10_10-39
10 Timber Frame Kitchen Cabinet Styles
Understand timber frame cabinet styles to make the best decision for your kitchen.
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...
6 Guest Room Tips for Saving Space
6 Guest Room Tips for Saving Space
Make the most out of your guest room by following these space-saving tips.
small-home1
3 Small-Home Solutions
Make the most out of your small timber home by following these easy steps.
7 Jewel Tone Products for your Home
7 Jewel Tone Products for your Home
This year’s hottest colors are rich jewel tones that perfectly pop off the neutral backdrop of wood.
The Benefits of Passive Solar Design on Your Timber Frame
The Benefits of Passive Solar Design on Your Timber Frame
Nature’s best heat and light source provides necessary warmth efficiently. Learn about passive solar design and how to incorpor...
AAH_2268_2018-02-08_12-01
3 Large Timber Frame Windows We Love
Windows play a critical role in your timber home’s design. Think about it: Next to the shape and style of the house, windows ...
MidAtlantic_YBH_2268_2018-02-08_11-50
3 Amazing Timber Frame Floors
When you’re designing a custom home, picking out flooring is one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make. Not only ...
Spatial Effects: How to Fit Furniture into Your Timber Frame
Spatial Effects: How to Fit Furniture into Your Timber Frame
Ensure your home and the rooms inside are appropriately sized by planning ahead.
custom_wave_pattern_island_teak_patina_drift_flooring_3_web_edit_7542_2018-02-06_15-10
5 Hot Trends in Wood Floors
These stunning wood floor trends will take your timber home to the next level.
5 Ways to Optimize a Laundry Room Floor Plan
5 Ways to Optimize a Laundry Room Floor Plan
Tips for designing a beautiful and functional laundry room in your timber home.
Design a Dreamy Guest Room That is Versitile
Design a Dreamy Guest Room That is Versatile
Impress visitors with a well-designed and versatile guest room in your timber home.
5 Tips to Designing Your Dream Great Room Floor Plan
5 Tips to Designing Your Dream Great Room Floor Plan
Follow these 5 easy tips to design the perfect great room for your timber home.
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
Design A Timber Frame Stairway That Blends Design + Function
Design A Timber Frame Stairway That Blends Design + Function
Create and build your stairway to complement your home's design and function
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.