Timber Frame Barn Package for only $62,580
14 June 2018
If you are looking for the best barn home for your farm, Black Dog Timberworks might just have the perfect structure for you. This incredible timber barn is made from the top-quality wood material in the country. The frame of this barn home is an all-wood structure. The house comes with a simple yet timeless structure. It has two doors, one located in front while the other one is on the side. This barn home can fit at least two horses. You can also put a chicken coop inside your small barn. In addition, it can also be a perfect shed for your gardening tools and a storage area for the things that you rarely use. Instead of nails, Black Dog Timberworks used wooden pegs to complete the structure. The pegs were thick and made from the same wood material. The windows are made from wood and are bare from glass covers. You have the option to leave it as is or install glass or railings to close them up. The house has a high ceiling, allowing you to store tools like ladders inside. You can stow away hay and other farming stuff as well. The house is then covered […]
Jaw-dropping interior of a dream lodge (11 HQ pictures)
15 June 2018
This dream lodge that can be found in Montana. It was made by Pearsons Design Group to showcase their inventive and creative spirits. This well-crafted work of art does not only demonstrates originality, it also displays a balance between collaborative work and architectural intellect. Calling its interior magnificent is an understatement. The house emanates elegance and intricacy. The entirety of the house is a combination of stone, glass, and wood. Before even entering the house, an odd looking chair will welcome you. This chair enhances the beauty of the porch especially with the fur sitting on it. The front door doesn’t open inward nor outward, it rotates. Brilliant, isn’t it? There are bone wall decorations, too. The glass wall lets ample sunlight to keep the room well-lit during the day. It has a living room with huge couches, a wooden center table, a fur carpet, and a fireplace. It even has a swing inside! This lodge also has a dining place with a spectacular outside view and a fireplace. On the next level, there’s a gaming area with a bar, a billiard set, and a wooden table. It’s a perfect place for boy’s night. The bedroom has an enormous bed, […]
Beautiful Timber Frame Residence (18 HQ Pictures)
9 May 2018
Do you fancy some regal timber frame houses? Ae you looking for a sophisticated home design? If you do, the Living Stone Construction will provide the best timber frame houses that your imagination allows you to reach. Take this beautiful Timber Frame Residence as your example; you can definitely see some fine work going. Just by simply strolling pass this house, one can already tell that the inside is certainly grand because of how wonderfully made the outside is. Designed with a stone path, a garden with lush shrubbery and flowers, and a welcoming front porch, the whole look of the house definitely looks so promising. Also, just by standing outside, you can already tell how impressive it would be inside since every arc, wall, and color is made with such mastery and grace. Just as what you can expect from this marvelous house, the interior parts are well crafted. Elegant furniture and a carpet are placed in the living room while a fireplace is kept to warm the area. The dining room comes with a wooden table and chairs beneath hanging lights. The kitchen is kept spacious, clean, and a bar is located in between. Bedrooms and other areas […]
Wooden castle lodge that will make your jaw drop (20 HQ pictures)
15 January 2018
Words cannot begin to describe this jaw-dropping lodge. Designed by Centre Sky Architecture Ltd., the truly magnificent Elk Ridge Lodge looks like a wooden castle in the snow. It spreads out across the ridge where it stands on and offers an amazing view of the mountains. With a sense of presence, quality of detail and durability in mind, this building is designed as a Montana Legacy family home. The Elk Ridge Lodge is situated on a high ridge on top of the Spanish Peaks Club in Big Sky, Montana. Various architectural techniques were employed to fit the house naturally into its environment. Design elements were meticulously thought of and chosen in order to assure that the house stays true to its “elegant ranch” vibe. This home harkens back to more dated times with its use of historic wood planking and the many fixtures that seem to belong to medieval times. The house’s structure makes sure not to set aside the many fascinating views that surround it as there are a number of exterior decks and patios. The lodge is spacious and roomy and applies an open concept. The great room, kitchen, and den are connected to each other, and […]
Modern Lakeside Timber Home in Texas.
11 June 2018
“Wow” is the only word that can describe this majestic house. The Modern Lakeside Timber Home, made by Texas Timber Frames, is the grandest of grand and would make one feel like a modern king. The picturesque view that the backyard offers, with its swimming pool and jacuzzi, is the perfect place to set up a barbecue or pool party. The guests can either lounge on the cozy chairs while enjoying the view or chill beside the pool. Situated on a hill, the house is overlooking a lake, and what a breathtaking view it is. Matched with the design of the outside, the inside space is accented with wood arches that give it a rustic feel. However, the chic furniture provides a splash of modern in the large space of the house – a contrast that is very pleasing to the eyes. Speaking of space, space is something this house has plenty of. The living room is large enough to accommodate about 20 people while the master bedroom is large enough to have its own TV and fireplace. This bedroom has a glass panel wall which gives a perfect view of the outside. The bathroom is also spacious, complete with […]
Stunning Lakeside Timber Clubhouse (7 HQ Pictures)
31 May 2018
The instant you see this tremendous timber clubhouse, you will feel at awe thanks of its grandeur and elegant structure. This timber clubhouse by Rill Architects is one of the most talked about clubhouses in the area, and we certainly understand why. For starters, the house looks like a plain brown structure on the outside, but upon closer inspection, the clubhouse has something more to offer. Some of the best areas inside the clubhouse include an exercise area, an indoor pool with jacuzzi, a living room with a pool table on the side, a covered porch with a view, and a serene-looking lake at the back of the clubhouse. The exercise area is quite spacious and has a huge mirror on the wall which allows you to perform your workout routine with ease. The living room with pool table on the side is also a perfect place for bachelors to get together and catch up on each other’s lives while the porch area and the indoor pool can be the spot for the ladies to have their own fun. The porch can also be used as a breakfast area and a venue for a tea party. The vast lawn covered with lush […]
Upside-Down Illusionary Wooden House for Fun Lovers!
9 January 2018
Have you ever been inside the upside-down house? Well if you haven’t then we recommend to try it and visit one close by when you get a chance! One of our readers found this home while traveling through Eastern Europe. Even though you can’t buy it nor we have the floor plans, but we still decided to share this quick tour around this lovely and funny looking wooden house. Our readers were walking around and having a look at one of the most beautiful resorts in Eastern Europe, when they unexpectedly stumbled upon this crazy looking house which was upside down. As John mentioned it looked impressive and funny at the same time. Without much thought, they decided to enter and see what was inside. To their surprise the house made them laugh on every step as they did not expect that the brain will feel confused due to all the furniture sticking to the ceiling. The gravity felt different, John said that he was constantly bumping into walls, feeling dizzy and sort of drunk. On the ceiling, they found attached furniture, beds, clothes and even slippers! It was all created as if it was a real home except this […]
Extraordinary ski chalet that you can not miss (6 HQ pictures)
15 January 2018
Made possible by the creative minds at Zabala Erickson, LLC this astounding ski chalet is a model of sophistication; With the combination of brick stones, intricate woodwork, glazed features, and superb interior elements, anyone would agree to the extraordinary architecture it depicts. Somehow resembling the eclectic 19th-century style of design, there are a variety of contrasts, as well as complementary details in its entire makeup. It has a traditional and modernist appeal from the use of materials, finishing, and neutral color selection. The unhidden structural members, especially the wooden trusses and wood connections making up parts of the building, seem to coordinate well to the interior design, which makes it even more appealing to the eyes. They did not incorporate suspended ceilings to hide such structural members but use it to the design’s advantage instead through making it look as good as any other visual aesthetics found inside the chalet. Adding to its grandeur is the seemingly excellent play of both vertical and horizontal arrangement of wooden parts of the structure. The living room alone leaves an impression with its high ceiling and a tall, wide glazing features for you to enjoy a scenic view outside. A floor to ceiling glass […]
How to Build Energy Efficient Timber Home?
On top of aesthetics and durability, another main factor that we should not overlook in building a new timber home is its energy efficiency. This won’t only be beneficial budget-wise, but this is also an environmentally friendly move. To help you enjoy an energy efficient timber home, consider the following tips. On Heating & Cooling A house’s heating and cooling system could consume the greatest expense. In fact, this is said to cover 56% of the energy use of an average American home. Given the rise of energy rates, it’s about time to choose the most energy-efficient alternatives. You can start with solar water heating and geothermal heat pumps. Solar Water Heating Heating water consumes a quarter on each penny spent for energy bills. Thus, it’s ideal to simply install a solar water-heating system. This includes collectors, plumbing systems, and storage tanks. It’s very simple. Even your grandparents know how it works. Instead of consuming electricity or gas, the constant energy of the sun powers the solar thermal systems to heat water for a home. Since electricity or gas consumption is cut down, huge savings can come your way. Not to mention the perk that there are some states offering […]
Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) – Ultimate Money Saver for Your Timber Home!
SIPs or structural insulated panels, also known as stress-skin panels are a great option as they’re reliable, cheap, and eco-friendly. The wall system of SIP can stand the test of time while keeping your budget intact. Professional companies who want the most efficient systems make use of structural insulated panels to surround their house projects since they are faster to install and can minimize thermal bridging. It’s a budget-friendly choice as well, given the increasing cost of the heating and cooling systems today. The use of SIPs can help homeowners save around 60% on their energy costs per year. Let’s talk about the facts The new building code requirements for residential construction has now been made stricter in terms of wall and ceiling energy efficiency. To meet this requirement well, SIPs is the best option. The best part is that SIPs fuse a strong wall, hearty installation, and exterior sheathing to a single step: fasten the panel to the home’s exterior. This enables a quick and simple installation. Though different products from different manufacturers may vary, SIPs today generally have a firm core of insulation packed in two good layers of OSB or oriented strand board. Other materials needed in […]
The Truth About Ecology and Timber/Log Homes
More than 90% of all houses in the US are built with wood-framed roofs and walls. A regular single family home (2,190 square feet) could have 14,200 board feet of lumber and a maximum of 14,000 square feet of different panel products. This covers wood products, from sheathing, paneling, and trim to floorings and structural beams. Home constructions, renovations, remodeling, and home enhancements have the biggest consumption of wood products, like timber and lumber. This is around two-thirds of the entire wood-product use in the United States. America’s Abundant Forests Environmentalists and eco-friendly users might wonder if this huge consumption of log and timber is already harming the country’s forest preservation and the ecology as a whole. The good news is that America’s forests are still far from danger. The US ensures the practice of reforestation. In fact, the forests in the country have grown in size for the past decades. A third of the US’ 747 million acres is wrapped with trees. As a matter of fact, there are more trees today than 70 years ago. On average, around 4 million trees are planted every day. In terms of the country’s commercial forests, the net yearly growth exceeds the […]