Category Archives for "Timber Frame"

Build Locally with Roundwood Timber Framing

local timber frame

Dimensional lumber — 2x4s, 2x6s, etc., are about as ubiquitous as suburban sprawl is in America. (Maybe there’s some kind of relationship there..?) 2x4s are an industrial product, only becoming a dominant building material in the last century. As priorities have shifted to speed, uniformity, and ease of production, more traditional building styles have fallen […]

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Small Timber Frame House Plans and Workshop

Brian Liloia also known as Ziggy to his friends and well known for his cob house, which I have covered in the past here on the Tiny House Blog, is building a new home using a timber frame structure. The house, code named Strawtron, is designed to be a passive solar, straw bale-insulated house using […]

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10′ x 12′ Timber Frame

by Jon Anderson Over the years, I’ve built a few log structures and along the way, timber framing got into my blood. I love the beams, the posts, and the tight fitting joints made by a builder using mortise and tenon. I remember the first time I viewed the clean lines of a timber frame […]

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