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Live the Natural Life — Outside

S ometimes the smallest things can change your appreciation of the way you live, and where you live.

Our New England home had a deck placed awkwardly off the dining room when we bought it. We wanted to love that deck, but we found ourselves avoiding it on most summer days because it was too hot and the…


Added by Tim Schreiner on May 23, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Looking to save some green?

When it comes to home-design preference, we all have a different idea of the size and style of house that will perfectly suit our lifestyle. But no matter our tastes and needs, there's one thing we can all agree on: We all want to build a home that will go easy on our pocketbooks in the long run and maybe, just…


Added by Sara Brown on May 10, 2012 at 10:14am — No Comments

Dream-Worthy Homes

Whether you're building a small, simple cabin or an expansive, ornate estate, some of the best places to find inspiration for your design are magazines that feature homes in the style you wish to emulate. While our regular publications feature a handful of home tours in each issue, they also offer advice on a lot of the nitty-gritty details of planning, building and maintaining a custom…


Added by Danielle Taylor on April 24, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments


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Added by Elizabeth Gallegos on April 12, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Plan Your Ultimate Kitchen and Baths

It may only be April, but the June issue of Timber Home Living is out this week, and if you're not a subscriber, you might miss out on some crucial information for planning your timber home.

Kitchens and baths are two of the most carefully designed spaces in any home, but with many…


Added by Danielle Taylor on April 11, 2012 at 10:17am — No Comments

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Si usted quiere aumentar el libido hay numerosos suplementos naturales en el mercado que son vendidos - El problema con la mayor parte de ellos es ellos son vendidos sin la justificación médica y no trabajan. Las buenas noticias allí son un suplemento probado que realmente trabaja para aumentar el libido (en ambos hombres y mujeres) y es sostenido por pruebas médicas. Es tan eficaz en el libido creciente realmente es referido como naturalezas Viagra. Vaya a mirar como y por qué esto trabaja… Continue

Added by Elizabeth Gallegos on March 8, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Your Guide to a Successful Small Timber Home

Despite what you may think, small-space living doesn't have to be about sacrifice. Many homeowners who thought they'd have to give up on their dream due to budget setbacks have found that they're just as happy in a scaled-down abode than they would be in a larger estate (if not more so).

If you're looking…


Added by Danielle Taylor on February 14, 2012 at 4:22pm — No Comments


My name is Benjamin Robert Bacon.  I have been a self employed carpenter since the 80s.  My company is Benjamin Robert Inc.  I build and design timber frame homes with time honored tradition methods of mortis and tenin.  All frames are hand cut in Vermont to be raised through out the continental shelf.  I also offer custom flooring.  Random plank flooring from 5-12 inches in width, and from 1-2 inch thickness.  I also provide custom stair components and systems.  I am always looking for new…


Added by Benjamin Robert Bacon on February 6, 2012 at 11:54am — No Comments

Timber Frame Home for Sale in Metro Richmond Virginia

Well Crafted Home on over ten acres minutes from Modern Shopping and quick commute routes.  Realtor.com Page…


Added by William Joseph Lahey on January 30, 2012 at 7:47am — No Comments

5 Reasons to Build a Post-and-Beam Home in 2012

Janice Brewster, who has been around post-and-beam homes for many years, put together the following list of the five reasons why people love these timber homes.

Here are the major reasons that discerning people break out of the drywall box and choose a timber…


Added by Tim Schreiner on January 13, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Have you seen this ad?

After running this ad in a few recent issues, we received a deluge of calls from readers wanting to know more about this gorgeous French Country-style timber home. So we posted the article, which originally ran in the June 2007 issue of Timber Home Living, on…


Added by Danielle Taylor on January 12, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Log & Timber Home Workbook

So you're new to the whole world of log and timber homes, and you're starting absolutely from scratch. You probably have a lot of questions (like, say, what's the difference between a log home and a timber home?), but you may feel they're too basic to ask. Or you may be so overwhelmed that you don't even know…


Added by Danielle Taylor on December 27, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Extraordinary Texas Car Barn

Our featured project this week is the East Texas Car Barn, a 20,000 sq. ft. museum for a personal collection of classic cars and tractors. This project, which is private owner-driven (no pun intended) and designed by Texas Timber Frames, will be the largest timber frame structure in Texas and one of the largest in the…


Added by Texas Timber Frames on December 20, 2011 at 10:53am — No Comments

Have a question about timber homes?

We need YOUR questions for the popular Q&A column in Timber Home Living magazine, so if you need advice on a certain situation with your timber home or just want to make sure you're properly prepared in advance, let us know! Each issue, we take one of your questions and consult the…


Added by Danielle Taylor on December 19, 2011 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Cypress Timber Frame Home For Sale or Trade Near Louisville, Kentucky

This 2400 square feet  (additional 2200 sq. ft in walk-out basement finished) Cypress Timber Frame Home was completed 2005 over looking Lake Michelle (private 77 acre). This timber frame is unique with three style of bents all on a ranch style home layout. 

ARCHED Beam (kitchen), HAMMER BEAM (Great Room) & TRADITIONAL KING POST(Master Bath) totally enclosed with ICF (Insulated Concrete Forms) 12 inch thick walls to withstand…


Added by Dale Wayne Mills on December 14, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Timber Home Living 2012 Annual Buyer's Guide is on sale now

... and if you're planning, designing, financing, building or outfitting a timber home, it's the issue you won't want to miss! The Annual Buyer's Guide offers a step-by-step manual to every stage of the process, plus several beautiful home tours that offer aesthetic inspiration and practical case studies that you…


Added by Danielle Taylor on December 13, 2011 at 5:57pm — No Comments

Timber Home for Sale in Eugene, Oregon

Truly one of a kind home located in a secluded, natural setting! Featuring gorgeous woodwork, hardwood floors, and numerous windows, this home has been tastefully updated while maintaining its unique character and beautiful craftsmanship.  The open and airy living room offers vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, and cathedral windows. Great separation of space is provided by the main level master bedroom.  The kitchen and dining room overlook the deck, as does a soothing sunroom with a water…


Added by Barbara West on November 28, 2011 at 2:11pm — No Comments

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Added by ab card on November 22, 2011 at 10:18pm — 1 Comment

Timber frame home in JoDaviess Co., IL

Located in rural Hanover,IL this home sets on 9.4 acres. Part timber and part open prairie. Built in 1999 this home was supplied by Riverbend Timber Co. from Northern Mich. Its frame is a mixture of red and white oak timber.

For details contact our website. www.prairiehaven.info.

Thank You,

Pete  847-533-3718

Added by Peter Loughran on November 3, 2011 at 11:18am — No Comments

And now for something completely different...

Notice anything different about the cover of Timber Home Living's December issue? We've completely redesigned it to bring you the content you love in a format that's sleek, efficient and modern — much like a timber home…


Added by Danielle Taylor on October 25, 2011 at 3:50pm — No Comments

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