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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.

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.
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...
Meet the Timber Framers Guild
Get to know the Timber Framers Guild, which unites all who love this timeless craft.
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...
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.
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...
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.
How to Maximize a Mini Design
Sometimes, you have to dream big to build small. Here’s how.
Tips for Creating Your Forever Floor Plan
These are the keys to a home that will transition through life with you.
Draft Your Dream Team
Here’s how to choose the right subcontractors to build your home.
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...
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...
Make Your Home Built to Last
The keys to log and timber home longevity — and low maintenance — start in the construction stage.
Top 10 Reasons You Need a Log or Timber Home
If you never thought a house could improve your health or allow you to leave a legacy for generations to come, then let us make...
Our Readers' Favorite Timber Homes of 20
Here are the timber homes that captured readers' attention in 2022.
Helping Build a Community’s Future, Inspiring Our Own
From the Timber Framers Guild's "Scantlings" Publication
The Top Timber Frame Home Floor Plans of 2021
The Most Popular Timber Frame Floor Plans of 20
We ran the numbers, and according to our readers, these are the most popular floor plans on timberhomeliving.com this year!
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