Enclosures

Timber Frame Enclosure System

Building a Timber Frame Enclosure System You Can Be Proud Of

After the frame is up, you are going to have to enclose it and there are quite a few different paths that you can choose.  In building a timber frame enclosure system you can be proud of, a couple of overriding considerations need to be taken into account, as well as the details about each […]

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Full Structural Timber Frame

A Quick Look at Hybrids vs Full Timber Frames

What is the difference between hybrids vs full timber frames? A full timber frame house uses posts and beams for all the structural exterior walls and interior walls. This allows great expanses of open space and the frame is completely free standing. Posts, beams, trusses and joists are exposed to enhance the drama and intricacy […]

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Timber Frame Engineering

Episode 3 – A 30 Minute Discussion About Timber Frame Engineering with a Master of the Craft

I’m excited to be joined by David Hourdequin of D Remy and Co. an engineering firm in the mountains of North Carolina. I’ve been working with David for a number of years on several timber frame projects and I thought it he would be a good candidate to be on the show to discuss timber […]

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passive solar timber frame house

How Do I Incorporate Passive Solar Into My Timber Frame House

Timber frame homes have a long history that can be seen in medieval and Tudor buildings throughout Europe. They eliminate the need for the typical studs in house framing and allows builders to fill in the gaps with a variety of materials. Today this same timeless design can be as energy efficient as it is beautiful […]

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Timber Frame Bungalow and House Interior Finish

How To Finish a Timber Frame House

So your timber frame house or bungalow has been raised, what now? Enclosures finish a timber frame house.   You can expect your timber framing company to take care of the enclosures of your house. Most of the companies today are using structural insulated panels also known as SIPs as enclosures to their frames. These […]

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