Small Homes

20x20 King Post Frame

20×20 King Post with Shed Roof Plan

Enclose this entire king post plan for a small cabin, or leave the shed roof area open for a rocking chair porch. The king post area is a generous 15 feet wide by 20 feet deep, with the 5 foot by 20 foot shed roof in addition. The main area has a 10/12 roof pitch, […]

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Downsizing - It's All About Attitude

Downsizing – It’s All About Attitude

There’s lots of reasons you may be considering downsizing to a smaller home. You and countless other folks are contemplating the pros and cons of downsizing, and while this task may look insurmountable at first glance, there’s a lot of benefits to scaling back. Whether moving to a smaller home or to simplify your life, in downsizing […]

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Small Timber Frame Construction

7 Tips in Designing a Small Home

Although the size of the average home has nearly doubled in the last half-century, timber frame construction techniques offer abundant design options when designing a small home. 1. Use Open Concept Design Contemporary construction practices and materials make it possible to design small houses without the walls that often divided older homes into small, boxy rooms. […]

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