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Drywall and Timber Issue

Hello,We have a Timber Frame cabin, with SIPS used for the exterior walls.  Unfortunately our builder did not elect to have drywall put on the SIPS prior to the SUPS being fastened to the timbers.  As a result, when the drywall was put up, it is a poor fit against the timbers, and there are gaps in places between the drywall and timbers, that are a bity unsightly.  I would like to cover them up or fill in the gaps with out having to repaint, but I'm not sure this is possible.  So far my best…See More
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Drywall and Timber Issue

Hello,We have a Timber Frame cabin, with SIPS used for the exterior walls.  Unfortunately our builder did not elect to have drywall put on the SIPS prior to the SUPS being fastened to the timbers. …Continue

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Started by Steven Quehl in Materials Apr 1.

Editor's Poll: How Important is Green Design to You? 1 Reply

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

Tags: design, efficient, energy, green

Started by Sara Brown in Building a Sustainable Home. Last reply by Steve Doe Nov 19, 2013.

Timbers going up....

It has been almost a year from choosing to build a timber frame hybrid to the raising of the first timber last week.  After all the websites, magazines, etc. I was still surprised at seeing how…Continue

Started by Jeffrey in Building a Sustainable Home Aug 7, 2013.

Circa 1776 Timber Frame For Sale

Circa 1776 Timber Frame For SaleOld growth Pine, Oak, and ChestnutHand-Hewn / Sawn30' x 40'Built by Colonel Samuel Ashley of Claremont, NH in 1776 …Continue

Started by Ruby Ferm in Materials May 14, 2013.

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

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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…


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…

Posted by Sara Brown on June 11, 2013 at 10:02am

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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 […]

Stylish Support: Choosing Your Truss System

From personal appearance to complete home design, fashion-forward thinking is about being distinctive. So why shouldn’t the same rule apply to your home’s individual style? Opting to build a timber-frame home already declares your desire to build outside the box, but the choices you make when designing that home can whisper hints of your style […]

Savvy Shopper: Metallic Decor

Soak it Up At more than seven feet long and almost four feet wide, this extra-large Kelsey soaking tub from Signature Hardware features a gently hammered body and a sleek, decorative base. The nickel exterior creates a beautiful reflective surface and really complements the antique copper finish, making this tub an unexpected focal point for […]

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