Floor Plan Fundamentals

Here you’ll discover everything you could ever need to know about timber home floor plans.


Big Custom Timber Home on the Prairie

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, […]

Past Meets Present

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 […]

Storybook Style

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 […]

DC Builders

DC Builders is a nationwide contracting team specializing in the design and construction of one-of-a-kind wood structures.

Smokey Giveaway

Yellowstone Giveaway

Timber Home Haven in a Hayfield

A little house on a hill reveals the true beauty of “less is more.”
By Suzanna Logan | Photos by Roger Wade | Styling by Debra Grahl

The scene from Beau and Martha Langfitt’s front porch is […]

Small Timber Home Design Strategies

Smart solutions for living large in your small timber home.

While many continue to believe that bigger is always better, we’re here to tell you that small homes are here to stay. That’s right; despite the […]

Unexpected Style in An Idaho Timber Home

An Idaho timber home features unexpected style and a sense of super strength in a smaller footprint.
Story by Stacy Durr Albert |Photos by Karl Neumann

When you hear about a timber home that’s so well built […]

A Timber Home in the Hills of Pennsylvania

A modern-day camp calls family and friends to the hills of northern Pennsylvania.
Photos by Roger Wade | Styling by Debra Grahl

It’s a common feeling often revealed when conversing about building a custom home — that […]

Floor Plan Design Ideas For Second Homes

Use our design guide to plan the perfect vacation retreat.
Whether you’re rolling out the red carpet for weekend guests, celebrating the holidays surrounded by family or gearing up for outdoor sports with the whole gang, […]

An All-Natural Timber Home in New York

Featuring all-natural materials and one-of-a-kind design, one New York timber home rivals its spectacular surroundings.
Scott Hemenway photos courtesy of New Energy Works Timberframers

Drive two hours north on the Taconic State Parkway, away from the bright […]

A Washington Timber Home is a Hybrid Haven

One Washington timber home offers the perfect blend of modern and rustic elements.
Photos courtesy of Arrow Timber Framing


In today’s world of custom home building, one style of construction does not reign supreme. In fact, a […]