Barn Inspired Timber Homes

The classic barn design is an inspiration for timber home architects everywhere, creating beautiful structural looks using this clean post and beam trend.

Timber Home Lessons Learned

Expert advice takes the Olsens’ timber-frame project from good to great.
(Just joining the journey? To read more about the Olsens’ timber-home build, start here, then go here and here!)

“Sometimes you have to be smart enough to know what you don’t know.”

This, according to Greg Olsen, has been one of the key secrets to success during his […]

Video: Differences between Architects and Designers

This free video will outline the major differences between architects and designers to help you determine which service is best for your home project.

Video: Choosing a Timber Home Company

This free video will help you decide which company is best for your building project, and what factors are most important to consider when choosing.

Video: 5 Steps to Site Your Home

This free video demonstrates 5 easy steps to help you site your home and understand the impact your property has on your future floorplan.

Laying the Groundwork

With their timber-home plans in hand, this family is ready to break ground and get their frame in place — but not without a few last-minute considerations.

Built to Last

The planning is done. The design is finalized. The timber frame has even been raised. Now it’s time for the Olsens to watch their dream become reality.
Custom-home construction can be an overwhelming idea. Let’s face it — we’ve all heard a few nightmarish stories about everything from costly delays to sloppy subcontractors. But there’s no reason […]

Video: Standard vs Hybrid – Timber Frame Homes

Learn the main differences between Standard and Hybrid timber frame home styles in this informational video.

Traditional Wood Joinery

This article takes a closer look at timber framing, a building method that has been used for centuries.

Window Shopping

Our go-to guide for choosing the best windows for your timber home.