Floor Plan Fundamentals
Here you’ll discover everything you could ever need to know about timber home floor plans.
A Michigan couple creates a custom timber home that evokes the flavor of pioneer days.
Story by: Stacy Durr Albert
Photos by: Joseph Hilliard
If there’s one thing Dan and Susan Hope wanted to capture in their custom timber home, […]
A Canadian retreat blends the beauty of yesterday and today.
By Stacy Durr Albert
Photos by Heidi Long
When you think of wood homes, you probably don’t envision 18th-century villas or castle-like exteriors. Yet if you take a […]
A Michigan couple breathes life — and an unusual purpose — into a fairytale-themed cottage.
Story by Suzanna Logan
Photos by Roger Wade
Styling by Debra Grahl
Tucked away in a grove of white pine trees and surrounded by […]
While some people still subscribe to the “bigger is better” mantra, for many custom-home designers, this is the age of small homes. Despite a smaller space, there’s plenty of room for movement. We show you […]
Timber framing 101: modern design meets traditional craftsmanship in today’s timber frames.
A timber home is a kind of house that uses a frame structure of large posts and beams that are joined with pegs or […]
A warm mix of materials meets smart, simple design in this Washington timber home.
Photos courtesy of Natural Element Homes
When you live your life in the fast lane, surrounded by the hustle and bustle of the […]
Construction is the most critical phase of the custom-home buying process, but it doesn’t have to be difficult or stressful. Knowing how the process unfolds will allow you to preview the work ahead and know […]
When disaster forces a Texas couple to rebuild their waterfront timber home, they’re determined to make it even better than before.
Story by Suzanna Logan | Photos by Heidi Long
I n the early morning hours, Russell […]
One timber home mixes refined rustic and a modern feel in the Montana mountains.
Photos by Karl Neumann
In the world of custom-home building, it’s all about scale. And in southwestern Montana, with its towering mountains, endless […]
At just over 2,000 square feet, this Colorado home showcases space planning at its finest.
Photos courtesy of Frameworks Timber
In life, we’re told not to sweat the small stuff. But sometimes, in certain special circumstances, it’s […]
A natural choice for wood houses, stone fireplaces look right at home in a timber frame.
Most timber homes just wouldn’t be complete without a fireplace, and stone fireplaces are often homeowners’ first choice. If your […]
Longing for comfort? Follow these five design ideas and soon your timber home will be the coziest place around.
What does “cozy” mean to you? A mug of coffee on the porch during sunrise? A good […]