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Affordable Timber Frame Family Home 3 Replies

Hello, we are in the very early stages of planning our retirement home from the military. When my husband retires we will have 5 children under the age of 8. We are actually hoping to only build a 3…Continue

Started by Amy Long in Design. Last reply by Mike Shenton Jul 9.

What Made You Choose a Timber Frame? 12 Replies

What made you choose a timber frame home?  Did you purchase a home with the perfect mountain view, or did you have one custom built?  What was the deciding factor when you chose your home?Continue

Started by Community Host in Introduce Yourself. Last reply by Derek Jon Swanger Jul 6.

Editor's Poll: How Important is Green Design to You? 2 Replies

As the editor of Timber Home Living, the only national publication dedicated to timber-frame homes and the people that are enthusiastic about them, it's a question I get asked often: What makes a…Continue

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Started by Sara Brown in Building a Sustainable Home. Last reply by Ingrid Kus May 2.

timber finishes

what are the best ways to finish interior and exterior green wood timbers.  I am thinking about tung oil for inside but what will protect outside timbers from elements while not allowing mold/etc to…Continue

Started by Bill in Design Apr 29.

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A Home That's "Just Right"

When I first began this job a year ago, one of my first editorial assignments was to interview Michaela Mahady, architect, author and all-around happy-home expert. Although we covered a lot of ground in that hour-long conversation (Michaela had just come out with her new book, Welcoming Home, and it’s safe to say…

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Posted by Sara Brown on February 4, 2014 at 5:02pm

You Spoke, We Listened



Blame it on the media — now more than ever, we’re being inundated with all things related to home design. From entire networks dedicated to buying homes, building homes, decorating homes — you name it — to flashy magazines (yes, this one included) and…

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Posted by Sara Brown on October 3, 2013 at 9:52am

Take it Outside

Come late spring, the longing begins. For most of us, this is the time of year we start to pine for the days when the sunlight lingers past 8 p.m., the warm air wrapping around us like a sun-dried beach towel. It’s the…

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Posted by Sara Brown on June 4, 2013 at 11:53pm

Builder Insight: Q&A with Rick Stockmann of Specialty Built Construction

If you're a Timber Home Living subscriber, have picked up the latest issue on newsstands or downloaded a visual copy to your tablet, chances are you've noticed Russ and…
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Posted by Sara Brown on June 11, 2013 at 10:02am

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Open House: A Vermont Hillside Home

A house nestled inside a glass snow globe is basically the quintessential picturesque retreat. Now, imagine being inside that tiny house looking out. That’s a bit what it feels like for the homeowners of this Vermont hilltop house, with its myriad windows and panoramic view that seem to make the trees, mountains and sky part […]

Savvy Shopper: Red, White & Blue

Hooked on a Feeling Throw pillows are a great way to switch up your home’s style without too much long-term commitment. Perfect for the warm-weather months (or all year round), the Wool Hooked Throw Pillows from L.L. Bean are our pick for the summer, thanks to their whimsical designs and removable cover. $39 each. (800-441-5713) […]

Hybrid Heaven: A Montana Custom Home

The art inside Chris and Rob Schumacher’s summer home on Whitefish Lake in Montana all depicts water in one way or another. In fact, the Schumachers were so enamored with their waterside location, they jokingly dubbed the home “The Whitefish Yacht Club.” And the rustic style of the home goes swimmingly with the all-natural, waterfront […]

Industry Insider: Tedd Benson

Ask any member of the timber-frame community who has had a major impact on reviving the art of traditional timber framing in recent years, and you’ll most likely hear the same response time and time again: Tedd Benson. But for Tedd, the owner and founder of Bensonwood in Walpole, New Hampshire, which opened its doors […]
 
 
 

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