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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…

Started by Steven Quehl

2 Apr 23, 2014
Reply by Steven Quehl

Circa 1776 Timber Frame For Sale

Circa 1776 Timber Frame For Sale Old growth Pine, Oak, and Chestnut Hand-Hewn / Sawn 30' x 40' Built by Colonel Samuel Ashley of Claremo…

Started by Ruby Ferm

0 May 14, 2013

Treated Timbers

Does anyone make out any companies that Import Treated Timbers Frame to homes in US?

Started by Andrew Aiden

1 Dec 29, 2011
Reply by Gravitas Design

Horse Logged Timber Frame For Sale

In 2005, my business partner and I horse logged a timber frame from old growth Southern Yellow Pine from land conservancy lands in Chapel H…

Started by Trip Overholt

0 Sep 17, 2011

aged wood not need finish?

Looking at examples of homes built with 'reclaimed' materials, I notice that much of the old wood utilized in new construction appears to b…

Started by foot chester

3 Feb 23, 2011
Reply by Danielle Taylor

magboard SIP panels

I was just wondering if there are any recommendations that anyone has regarding SIP's or magboard SIP's in particular?  I have my frame up…

Started by JOHN OMAN

0 Dec 15, 2010

Best finish for Timber Homes on the water

We plan to build a timber-frame home on the California coast...right on the bluffs above the surf. We are concerned about protecting the wo…

Started by Shaelyn Strattan

5 Jul 27, 2010
Reply by Danielle Taylor

Makita 7104 Questions

Hi, Having wanted to build a timberframe since I arrived here in the US from the UK. I have gradually acquired the necessary tools to make…

Started by Peter Davis

3 Mar 16, 2010
Reply by Tim Reilly

Danish Oil

Does anyone have any experience with Danish oil on a Hemlcok timberframe ? I have been sanding for 3 weeks anow and am about 1/3 of the way…

Started by Joshua Dickson

2 Mar 7, 2010
Reply by Lisa Warwick

Sanding ??

Ok...I am a a couple weeks into sanding my frame. It's Hemlock that was planed and chamfered. I am might die of old age before I get it doe…

Started by Joshua Dickson

1 Feb 23, 2010
Reply by Heirloom Timber Framing


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