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Expert advice for building a timber frame home, including advice on timber frame construction, eco-friendly building, window options, framing & trusses, insulation tips, wood choices and construction site management.

Dirt to Done 6: Inside Job
Our timber home journey is nearing its end, as the owners perform the finishing work themselves.
12 Tips for Adding Rustic Charm to Your Home
Whether you have a log home, a timber frame or conventional construction, every house can benefit from a few rustic touches. We...
Dirt to Done 5: From the Outside In
In part five of our Dirt to Done series, the frame and walls are up, and the attention turns to our Colorado timber home’s mech...
This Material Adds Instant Character to a New Home
Here's how to incorporate reclaimed wood into your timber frame home.
Simple Steps Any Homeowner Can Take to Improve Home Security
A streamlined, self-sufficient strategy for home security.
Dirt to Done Webinar: Planning, Designing, and Raising the Frame.
This on-demand webinar outlines the first half of our Dirt to Done series involving the planning, designing, and building of a ...
Design Details: Choosing the Texture of Your Timbers
The texture of your timbers is an integral part of your home’s frame.
Dirt to Done Video: Episode Two
As part of our "Dirt to Done" series, join us for an interview with Timbercraft's Bob Sternquest and writer Griffin Suber, as t...
Dirt to Done: A Fresh Start
Dirt to Done Video: Episode One
As part of our "Dirt to Done" series, join us for an interview with Timbercraft's Bob Sternquest and writer Griffin Suber, as t...
Dirt to Done 4: Rise to the Occasion
It’s frame-raising day at the site of our Colorado build! And there’s nothing more exciting than finally seeing a timber home t...
How to Design a Quieter Home
Expert tips to nullify the noise:
What to Expect on Frame-Raising Day
What you should know about the day your home’s timber frame goes up.
Dirt to Done 3: Lay of the Land
A thorough assessment of this Colorado home site (and a little sweat equity from the owners) helps the Timbercraft crew keep th...
Designing for a Narrow Lot
Make the most of a slender site.
Dirt to Done 2: Better by Design
From a basic sketch to bona fide plans, this is how the McVays’ vision for their timber frame home took shape.
Dirt to Done: A Fresh Start
Dirt to Done 1: A Fresh Start
Our popular project chronicle is back with a brand new hybrid timber frame home! Follow along the journey of planning, designi...
Timber Terms Demystified
Traditional timber framing vs. post-and-beam…what do they mean?

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