Which Timber Type & Wood Species Are Best for My Project?

Increasing numbers of architects, custom builders, and homeowners are choosing heavy timber or mass timber for their construction projects. Building with heavy timber provides unsurpassed strength and durability, as well as timeless elegance and beauty. Heavy timber and mass timber are also popular choices because of the warmth wood creates, its…

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Maintaining Your Timber Frame Structure

When you build timber frame buildings using old-world techniques and the finest selection of raw lumber, you are promised a timeless structure created to minimize building maintenance and remain naturally beautiful, structurally sound, and energy efficient for many generations. Whether you are building an outdoor pavilion, a custom timber frame…

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The Benefits of SIPs in Timber Frame Homes

One of the many things that make timber frame homes appealing to the modern homeowner is the sustainability and energy efficiency that timber framing affords. If homeowners partner with the right timber framer, timber frame homes can be built with sustainable practices and the timbers can come from well-managed forests. Add to these green building…

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Why Timber Frames Exceed Post-and-Beam Construction

A constant that remains in our business is educating others on the differences between timber frames and post-and-beam construction. Many times, the terms are used interchangeably. However, they are not synonyms. Both construction styles honor the rustic appearance of exposed timbers in a building’s profile, adding a natural beauty to the space.…

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Timber Frame Questions? We Have Answers!

Timber frame construction has enjoyed a steady rise in popularity over the past few decades—and it’s not just homeowners who are embracing the versatile building method. From equine facilities to municipal bureaus, more commercial structures are now incorporating the method as well. To learn more about it, let’s look at a few of the most…

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Post and Beam vs Timber Frame? Know the Difference

Before you start your timber frame build process, become informed on the differences between the two types of building methods. Over the years, we have found a lot of confusion exists among consumers, as well as those within the industry, as to the difference between timber frame construction and post and beam construction. The main difference…

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Why Timber Frame Construction Benefits You in The Winter

Timber frame homes are a popular choice for many reasons, including the energy efficiency offered compared to construction of a conventional home. Here are a few energy efficient facts that add up to big benefits with timber frame construction: A Mid-Atlantic Timberframes home is 30% more efficient than other construction due to the use of…

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