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May 6, 2016
Interested in learning the craft of timber framing? If so, check out Learn to Timber Frame by Will Beemer, Fine Homebuilding author, founding member of the Timber Framers Guild, and…
November 11, 2015
June and Mark Kohler found a lot to love about the property they purchased to build their home. Its park-like setting with commanding views of a reservoir was breathtaking, and…
September 12, 2013
Designed by architect Tony F. Miller for homeowners in North Carolina, this timber-frame pool pavilion has its own guest entry and distinct areas for cooking, dining, and relaxing. The dining…
June 8, 2012
After you've cut a mortise on one timber and a tenon on the other, it's time to drill a peg hole
May 25, 2012
Will Beemer shows how to cut the first half of a mortise-and-tenon joint—the quintessential timber-frame connection
May 17, 2012
Learn from a veteran framer's technique for making large pegged mortises and tenons
May 16, 2012
Veteran timber-framer Will Beemer demonstrates the preliminary steps for joining timbers: laying out and marking tenons
Senior editor Chuck Bickford visits the Heartwood School to get an inside look at one of the oldest forms of home building still in use.
April 29, 2010
Outdoor places over indoor living spaces are just one way this house makes the most of its spectacular site
July 16, 2009
Learn a traditional timber-frame technique for cutting a double-bladed scarf joint.
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