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Finding The Right Tools For The Job

 If you are a DIY fanatic, then you know what having the proper tools means. DIY people will try to fix or make anything themselves, even if it would be cheaper for them to buy a brand new product, or have a professional fix it for them. And it can be really frustrating if you start a job, and find out that you do not have all the necessary tools to finish up. Here are some very useful tools that you should have in your possession, locked and loaded for use.…See More
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Infill Pane advice needed Please. 4 Replies

Hi everyone, New to the forum and these posts are so old I may not get a response, but I can hope.  My wife and I live in SC and are designing a timber frame home. We are a fan of the outdoor exposed…Continue

Started by Doug Skaggs in Design. Last reply by Doug Skaggs Oct 14.

Timber renovation options?

I'm buying a 1970 single story brick ranch style home that is built above a crawlspace on a slope. Like many older homes, the interior consists of relatively small chopped up rooms and low ceilings.…Continue

Tags: hybrid, house, ranch, Renovation

Started by Chris McCracken in Design May 27.

Move right tnto this Amazing Timber Frame Home 1 Reply


Started by Jan Burke in Design. Last reply by Jan Burke Apr 1.

Editor's Poll: How Important is Green Design to You? 5 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

Tags: design, efficient, energy, green

Started by Sara Brown in Building a Sustainable Home. Last reply by David Kaski Sep 4, 2014.

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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…


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…


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…


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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