Timber Frame DIY

How to Make a Construction Schedule

How to Create a Construction Schedule

Updated – 4-18-2017 Making a construction schedule for your construction project takes time. However, I think you’ll find that you will reap the rewards in both time and money in the long run, by taking some time and making an accurate schedule. We talked in a previous article on the site about the benefits of making […]

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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 Building Codes

4 Tips on Working With Your Local Building Code Office

One of the responsibilities on being the owner builder of a new timber frame home is to insure that the house complies with local codes, DHEC (environmental control), zoning, etc… This means working with your local building code office. This typically takes longer than one usually allots and there is a specific order for getting […]

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