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.
May 14, 2008
Some of the most-valuable wood available for builders was already part of a building.
March 7, 2008
A lack of sheathing inside this cold, drafty attic led to a myriad of structual damage
July 1, 2007
This home owner-builder shares what to expect when undertaking this decidedly unique proposition
July 1, 2006
A traditional design adapts nicely to a residential site.
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