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Reasons to Choose Timber Framing for Your New Home

Why Choose Timber Frame Home Construction? When it comes to building your new house, remodeling your existing house, or even building an addition to your home such as a garage or great room, there are many options to choose from when it comes to framing. But what is timber framing and why should you choose

Upcoming Show Schedule

Chicago – Schaumburg Lake Home & Cabin Show – Jan 5-7, 2018 Location Schaumburg Convention Center 1551 Thoreau Drive N. Schaumburg, IL 60173 Show Website Show Hours Friday 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission Adults: $12 Youth 5-15: $5 Under 5: FREE Madison Home

Northwoods Hunting Retreat – A Different Kind of Deer Camp

For may hunters, the annual November pilgrimage to deer camp involves loading up on propane and blankets and heading north to an uninsulated, one-of-a-kind shack and sacrificing basic creature comforts in the name of tradition and manliness. But the modern day hunting experience is changing and timber frame construction is creating spaces to bring the

Man Cave Party Barn in Northern Wisconsin

Man caves and party barns are what you make of them, and can serve a range of purposes from work space and man cave to backyard bar and outdoor living space. Just think of it as a place you’d like to unwind after a long day of grinding away at your regular 9-5, or the place you’d like to practice your craft after hours.

Timeless Trends For Timber Frame Homes

The home building sector is in full recovery, but some of the lessons learned from the economic downturn are still very present for many homeowners. The design trends of today are carry-overs influenced by forced decisions of past years. Some of the obvious trends that continue are smaller open floor plans, energy efficiency, signature home

What’s the difference between Log Homes and Timber Frame Homes?

Timber Frame or Log Homes – What’s the Difference? So you’ve decided to build a custom home with the enduring strength and beauty of wood. We’re big believers in what happens when you build a custom home made of wood. Before pursuing a project, there is one question we often have to answer for potential

Project In Progress

The project we are currently working on is located in Wausau, Wisconsin.  The finished project will be a barn for entertaining purposes and will incorporate a recording studio.  We are using rough sawn western red cedar for the timber frame, and finishing it with our natural oil finish.  The support posts are 10×10 in size.

10 Keys to Family Fun

STORY BY GINA CHIODI GRENSING | PHOTOS BY GLENN SANDERSON This article originally written for cabinlivingmag.com For many, penning the annual December holiday card letter has become a tradition. Determining what newsworthy details to include can take some picking and choosing. But for Jerry and Heidi Shea, there was a sole purpose for their 2014