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Planning a timber frame home involves more than just the floor plan; here you'll find expert advice on everything you need to get started, including budgeting, buying land, choosing wood, specifying a timber frame style, and more.

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Creating a Single-Minded Design
There’s no shortage of benefits to single-level living. Here are a few–plus some pro pointers!
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Building From the Ground Up
Before you invest in a piece of land, make sure to uncover any hidden costs or terrain challenges that may arise.
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Which "Wood" You Choose?
We’ve spelled out these characteristics so you can understand the role they play in your timber home’s evolution.
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How to Pick the Best Property to Build On
Want to land the perfect piece of property for your timber home? Here are the down-and-dirty questions that need to be answered...
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Let’s Get Together with ADUs
Family compounds and accessory dwellings are more than a trend, they’re a movement. Log and timber home environments are perfec...
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Don't Be Clueless About Costs
If you’re on the brink of buying a well-earned retirement abode, make sure your budget is enough to keep you within your means.
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A Timber Frame Floor Plan to Balance Privacy and Entertaining
Just like each project that Colorado Timberframe is a part of, this floor plan was designed to both exceed clients’ expectation...
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Meet the Timber Framers Guild
Get to know the Timber Framers Guild, which unites all who love this timeless craft.
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Where Does the Money Go When Building Your Home?
Everyone works within a budget. When building a home, there are ways to maximize your money and close the gap between price and...
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Become a Master of Multifunctionality
Design your mid-size home to be everything you want and need it to be, now and in the future.
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See The Jerry Rouleau Award Winners of 20
Awarded by the National Association of Home Builders for their exceptional approach to design, these three timber home plans ha...
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How to "Rightsize" Your Home
To help you get started, we tapped Woodhouse, The Timber Frame Company for their expertise on the right way to rightsize.
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How to Maximize a Mini Design
Sometimes, you have to dream big to build small. Here’s how.
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Tips for Creating Your Forever Floor Plan
These are the keys to a home that will transition through life with you.
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Draft Your Dream Team
Here’s how to choose the right subcontractors to build your home.
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Where the Smokies Meet the Rockies
This hybrid timber home is reminiscent of the lodges of the West, and it’s the perfect showcase for a husband’s passion for the...
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Staying Energy Efficient Amid Chillingly High Heating Costs This Winter
The average cost of home heating is expected to increase by 17.2% since last winter, according to the National Energy Assistanc...
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Make Your Home Built to Last
The keys to log and timber home longevity — and low maintenance — start in the construction stage.

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