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Things to Do in Hot Springs, Arkansas
Hot Springs, Arkansas, offers a relaxing respite with many outdoor activities where you can literally soak your cares away.
Appalachian Getaways in Pocahontas County, West Virginia
West Virginia's Pocahontas County offers year-round outdoor attractions for the whole family.
Easy Access: A Wheelchair-Accessible Timber Home in Ohio
An Ohio couple designs an attractive timber-frame barn home to accommodate handicap accessibility.
Understanding Universal Design
Because universal design takes into account a range of lifestyles and physical characteristics, it’s perfect for the lifetime o...
5 Great Fireplace and Hearth Designs
From rustic wooden mantels to towering stone hearths, today's post-and-beam homeowners have lots of fireplace design options. C...
A Guide to Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs
With legislation phasing out traditional incandescent light bulbs, it's time to brush up on your energy-efficient light bulb op...
Eco-Smart Products for Your Timber Home
There are lots of ways to green your home top to bottom, inside and out. These products will help get you on the right track.
Exploring Apalachicola, Florida: The Quiet Side
Discover one of the last undeveloped stretches of the Florida Panhandle, perfect for a relaxing retirement getaway.
Things to Do in Chattanooga
With its blooming arts district, spectacular natural landmarks and deeply ingrained historical memory, Chattanooga offers a wea...
Mountain Art: A Post and Beam Home
High in the Rockies' San Juan Range, a post and beam home proves to be just as gorgeous as the art gracing its walls.
On Happy Trails: A Hybrid Vacation Cabin in North Carolina
A horse-loving homeowner builds a hybrid vacation cabin in the North Carolina mountains.
From Antique Dutch Barn to Lone Star Lake House
From Antique Dutch Barn to Lone Star Lake House
A New York barn heads to Texas when a couple decides to build a secluded timber frame house for summertime.
Luxury Lodge Inspired Timber Frame Home
Luxury Lodge Inspired Timber Frame Home
A rustic timber frame home built along side a golf course fairway takes its cues from secluded lodges.
A Timber Frame Barn for the Ages in New York
A New York timber frame barn becomes a Texas retreat.
Keys to Buying Raw Land
Finding the perfect home site goes far beyond discovering a spot with a great view. Before you buy, read on for a few factors y...
3 Essential Tips for Being Your Own Contractor
Thinking about acting as the general contractor for your own timber frame-building project? Here's what you need to know.
The 4 Rules of Eco Friendly Decor
Choosing decor that's as gorgeous as it is good for the planet has never been easier.
Best Plan Between 2,500 and 4,000 Square Feet: Honorable Mention
The Blue Ridge by the Log Connection, winner of honorable mention for Best Plan Between 2,500 and 4,000 Square Feet in the 2011...
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5 Steps to a Home that Saves You Money
Increase your new or existing home's energy efficiency and save money with these 5 steps.
22 Budget-Saving Kitchen Tips
Get ideas for cutting costs while planning and designing your timber frame kitchen.