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The Advantages of Timber Framing

Jul 09, 2013
timber frame great room

Timber framing creates more than just an elegant, authentically built home. Timber framing also brings energy efficiency, structural integrity, design flexibility, and centuries of craftsmanship and tradition to every home. Let’s take a look at several benefits of timber framing, summarizing an article courtesy of the Timber Framers Guild. Energy Efficiency Energy efficiency is critical […]

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What Will The Frame Look Like?

May 21, 2013

You’ve made the decision to build a timber frame home and are on the brink of entering the design process. However, have you thought about what your actual timber frame will look like? During the design process, there are three elements that can be changed to create a home unique to you. These three elements […]

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Log Home Expert’s View on Timber Framing

Apr 02, 2013
timber frame loft

This week, we asked log home industry leader and editor of the Log Home Directory, Tom Heatherington, what his thoughts were about traditional timber framing as compared to log homes. Read below as he shares his opinion. What are the main differences you see between log and timber frame homes?  It’s amazing to me how […]

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Blending Timber Structure and Design

Jan 22, 2013
timber frame ceiling detail

You know you want the natural beauty of traditional timber framing flowing within your future home. You’ve even found some floor plan concepts you’ll use to inspire your project’s layout. But, have you considered the framing itself? What do you want your truss and bent systems to look like and how will you interpret that […]

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Defining Timber Framing

Aug 07, 2012
mortise and tenon

As you visit multiple wood home manufacturing websites, and read about various building systems, it sometimes becomes confusing. While the character and beauty seen in a wood home instantly catches the eye, not every wood house uses the same construction methods or building materials. Here are some explanations to help define timber framing from other […]

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The Open Space of a Timber Home

Jul 10, 2012

One of the most cherished elements of a traditional timber frame home is its lovely open space. Bents and intricate timber skeletons provide the necessary structural support, reducing the need for interior load-bearing walls. This results in spacious, flowing layouts. Whether it is the beautiful continuation of your kitchen into your dining and great room, […]

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