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Spotlight: Bruce and Cyndy Gardner and Homestead Timber Frames

Bruce and Cyndy Gardner Co-Own Homestead Timber Frames, located in Crossville, Tennessee, just about a mile off Interstate 40. They told us:  “We take our craft seriously.  Our business supports our craft and not the other way around.  We enjoy a great depth of experience spanning decades.  We search for the best design, the best […]

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Carolina Timberworks Pool Pavillion

Spotlight: Eric Morley and Carolina Timberworks

As co-owner and founder of Carolina Timberworks, Eric Morley leads his company in delivering a level of customer satisfaction, attention to detail, and quality that is simply uncommon in the general construction industry. Based in the mountain town of Boone, NC, they engineer, fabricate and professionally install timber frames and post and beam structures across […]

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Dai Yoshito Ona

Spotlight: Dai Ona and Daizen Joinery

(Dai) Yoshito Ona founded and leads Daizen Joinery, located on the shores of the South Thompson River in Kamloops, British Columbia. They are a specialty timber frame operation that carefully balances precision technology and superior hand craftsmanship to deliver the finest quality timber frame construction in Western Canada. Dai discovered log building in an unusual way. He […]

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Founders Chapel

Spotlight: Stephen Morrison and MoreSun Custom Woodworking, Inc.

MoreSun Custom Woodworking, Inc. consists of a busy timber frame shop in Long Creek, South Carolina, and office and furniture shop in nearby Mountain Rest, South Carolina. Founded  in 2002, it began as a simple one-man show when Stephen Morrison had a dream of creating beautiful custom woodwork and timber frames. From the beginning, he […]

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Exterior Timber Finishing

Timber Frame Finishes Simplified

Many times timber frame home owners, craftsmen and builders will liken the timbers used in building a house with fine furniture. While the craftsmanship and detail that goes into these structures is often comparable to furniture construction, the timber frame finishes that are used to protect and preserve the wood are far different than what […]

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Timber Frame House Owner Builder

Can I Be an Owner/Builder for my Timber Frame House?

Are you wondering, “Can I be an owner/builder for my timber frame house? ?“– Owner builders are people that enjoy a challenge and want to build their own timber frame house, either by contracting out the work or doing it all themselves.  Most are also looking to save some money on contractor fees and gain control […]

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