Category Archives for "Timber Frame"

Timber Frame Cabin

In my search for more information on building tiny houses I stumbled across Mark van Roojen, a professor of philosophy at the University of Nebraska and his project and construction of a small 10 x 14 timber frame cabin in the back woods of Wyoming. His information will give you first hand experience on what […]

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Straw Bale and Timber Frame

Straw bale works extremely well with timber frame construction. It is a great infill for tiny houses and small cottages. Andrew Morrison of Jacksonville, Oregon with his company at StrawBale.com has designed the neatest little cottage using these two elements. This peaceful little cottage is perfect for the do-it-yourselfer who is interested in learning about […]

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Tiny Timber Frame Houses

timber frame structure

Timber frame construction was used by early settlers. It is recognized by its large timbers and intricate joints. The strong structural timbers support the roof without the need for support from the walls. To give lateral support and to help resist the wind, diagonal knee braces are used throughout.There are many different ways to complete […]

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