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.
Outdoor places over indoor living spaces are just one way this house makes the most of its spectacular site.
Learn how I hid modern upgrades like heating and plumbing to preserve the 18th century authenticity of this 300-year-old timber-frame Colonial. Catch part three in my audio slideshow series.
Part two in an audio slideshow tour of my 18th-century timber-frame Colonial that I saved from demolition, moved piece-by-piece, and rebuilt from the ground up
Hear the story of an 18th century timber-frame home that was given new life in this audio slideshow that follows the transformation of disassembling, moving, and rebuilding an original Colonial
Learn a traditional timber-frame technique for cutting a double-bladed scarf joint.
Some of the most-valuable wood available for builders was already part of a building.
A lack of sheathing inside this cold, drafty attic led to a myriad of structual damage
This home owner-builder shares what to expect when undertaking this decidedly unique proposition
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