Contemporary timber homes often blend Natural materials like timber and stone with steel and glass.
Dogs are good people and appreciate timber frame great rooms…
A working cattle farm on the New River, rich in flora and fauna…a marriage of modern amenities cloaked in old reclaimed wood…while inside fine art and fine craft engage in dialogue and soliloquy.
White Oak modified King Post timber frame trusses in a Jonesborough, TN Living Room
Reclaimed wood stairway and Great Room in Linville, NC
Eastern White Pine timber frame trusses and ridge beam with curved braces give this Great Room a lodge-like feeling.
One thing about wood posts: people like touching them, and we think the round Cypress log posts in this Virginia lake house will get a lot of attention over the coming years.
One of the first timber frame homes we built using radio frequency kiln dried (RFKD) Douglas Fir timber.
Yes, this is a timber frame castle in Banner Elk, NC. We built the timber frame trusses from Radio Frequency Kiln Dried (RFKD) Douglas Fir.
The dimensional stability of dry timber is particularly well suited for the clean lines of contemporary architecture
Radio frequency kiln dried Douglas Fir trusses and a ridge beam add visual interest and a mountain feel to this living room in a mountain home.
One of our favorite barns: a two-story Party Barn in Bedminster, NJ. We cut the timber frame from new rough-sawn Douglas Fir timber which was subsequently faux-finished to mimic the appearance and patina of reclaimed timber.
A timber framed Great Room, loft, and kitchen in a lake house on Lake James, NC
Inspired by a visit to Blackberry Farm, the owners converted part of an existing barn on their property to a gorgeous Party space–using reclaimed timbers from two Pennsylvania barns. Design by Meyer Greeson Paullin Benson. To read the Garden & Gun article about this project, visit the Our Story/Publications section of our website.
We like how curved timber softens the lines of timber framing–as in the curved struts and lower chords of these King Post trusses.
A Living Room in Asheville, NC with timbered ceiling from new White Oak wood beams
White Oak modified hammer beam trusses with a metal tie rod create a beautiful timber frame Great Room in Campbello, SC
Weathered beams and siding reclaimed from the original house were re-purposed for this Living Room ceiling.
The rectangular holes (mortises) visible in some of the beams in this Linville, NC mountain home tell a story: these particular weathered beams were reclaimed from an antique timber frame (the timbers were connected by pegged mortise and tenon joinery)–as opposed to a post and beam structure (bolted or nailed together).
We like how the curved lower chords in these Living Room timber frame trusses soften the straight lines of timber framing–in addition to replicating the radius of the curved window. Note also the subtle curve in the bottoms of the arched timber braces.
The Owner desired more sustainable and dimensionally stable wood than green timber, so we sourced Standing Dead Ponderosa Pine for the ceiling beams in this NC Living Room.
A timber framed Groin vault from Eastern White Pine timber in a Charlotte, NC Living Room.
A structural Douglas Fir timber frame with steel tie rods supports the roof of this mountain lodge Great Room
Round logs meet square timber in this timber framed Great Room in Blue Ridge Mountain Club
What began as a fishing cabin ended up as one of our favorite general contracting projects: a 3 bedroom home on the banks of a trout stream in Linville, NC
The freestanding fireplace focuses all living areas and helps define each space. The timber frame further helps delineate spaces into sedentary, work areas and circulation, introducing a rhythm to the volume that keeps the scale manageable. Design and comments by Bob Mann of A.T.T.I.C. Design in Banner Elk, NC.
Reclaimed wood timber frame Great Room in Greenwich CT
Curved lower chords soften the lines of these King Post trusses in a Greatroom
A structural reclaimed wood timber frame Great Room in Highlands NC. Design by RMT Architects of Avon, CO.
As soon as you enter the Great Room, you can’t help but look up and and feel safe under massive curved timber trusses.
This family purchased an antique timber frame barn and engaged an architect to design a home around it.
Curves soften the look of timber framing
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