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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.

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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 will different flooring materials affect the look and overall feel of a room, but they will have a big impact on your bottom line, too. As you’re shopping, be sure to consider all your options before deciding on what works best for your lifestyle and home.
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.
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.
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5 Soothing Timber Frame Bedrooms
A timber frame bedroom is where you’ll retreat to rest and relax. Make sure your bedroom feels like soothing a getaway.
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5 Open-Concept Timber Frame Kitchens
A smart open-concept timber frame kitchen layout features a balance between storage, function and style.
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".
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What Window Treatments to Apply to Large Timber Frame Windows
Have huge windows in your great room? Here's what window treatments to use for your large timber frame windows.
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6 Outdoor Patio Products We love
Six hot products to turn any space into a vacation getaway.
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Design Ideas for Built-Ins
Carve out customized units in your timber home to address storage needs and complement your home’s style along the way with bui...
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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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Hardwood Flooring for Timber Homes
Go natural with solid hardwood flooring for your timber home.
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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...
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Floor Plan Design Ideas For Second Homes
Use our floor plan design guide to plan the perfect vacation retreat.
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Small Timber Home Design Strategies
Smart solutions for living large in your small timber home.
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How to Build Your Timber House for Vacation + Retirement
You'll want to think about how you'll maintain your timber home for vacation and retirement as you age.
Modern Timber Porch
3 Ways to Style a Classic Timber Home Porch
3 ways to make the most of a classic timber home porch space
Types of Joinery
What Are the Types of Joinery for Timber Homes?
The joinery in your frame not only connects and secures the timbers, 
but also plays a role in transferring the loads and stres...
Basics of a Timber Frame
The Basics of a Timber Frame
You may find it useful to have a better understanding of the basics of a timber frame—from the wood species used to the joints ...