Log homes and timber frame homes are structures that are built to last. These buildings can potentially last for centuries and are beautiful and dramatic showcases for builders and homeowners alike. In lieu of dimensional lumber, both methods use solid timber construction materials.
During one of my first Timber Framers Guild Conferences, I heard a talk by Vico Von Voss about his various projects. He referred to square timbers as the male form and round timbers as the female form, and that you …