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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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Get the Best of Both Worlds with Hybrid Homes
Successful hybrid home design and construction proves you really can have it all.
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Choosing the Right Windows for Your Timber Home
Don’t let your hard-earned cash fly out the window. The right glazing strategy can actually save you money — and make your home...
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Pitch Perfect: Designing for a Sloped Lot
Designing for a sloped lot has its ups and downs, but with creativity and proper planning, you can call a mountainside site home.
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Dirt to Done: The Finish Line
Our Dirt-to-Done hybrid timber home is finally complete! Step inside the result of this Rocky Mountain labor of love.
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Pro Tips: Detecting Roof Damage
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Dirt to Done 7: DIY FYI
The year-plus hybrid-timber-home journey is nearly over, and our couple has the finish line in their sights. To get there, they...
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Q+A: Are Metal Roofs Environmentally Friendly?
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Dirt to Done 6: Inside Job
Our timber home journey is nearing its end, as the owners perform the finishing work themselves.
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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...
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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 mech...
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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 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...
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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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