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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.

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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 mechanical systems.
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This Material Adds Instant Character to a New Home
Here's how to incorporate reclaimed wood into your timber frame home.
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Simple Steps Any Homeowner Can Take to Improve Home Security
A streamlined, self-sufficient strategy for home security.
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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 ...
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Design Details: Choosing the Texture of Your Timbers
The texture of your timbers is an integral part of your home’s frame.
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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 writter Griffin Subar, as ...
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 writter Griffin Subar, as ...
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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...
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How to Design a Quieter Home
Expert tips to nullify the noise:
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What to Expect on Frame-Raising Day
What you should know about the day your home’s timber frame goes up.
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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...
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Designing for a Narrow Lot
Make the most of a slender site.
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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...
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Timber Terms Demystified
Traditional timber framing vs. post-and-beam…what do they mean?
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What is Shou Sugi Ban?
The ancient Japanese heat treatment of Shou Sugi Ban is the latest trend in wood homes.
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How SIPs Help You Save Money
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Get an Insider Look at This Home's Timber Frame Structure
An impressive timber frame is the backbone of an awe-inspiring home. Read on to get the scoop on how it’s done.

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