Timber Frame Resources

Information about Timber Frame Building
A Stay at the Woodhouse Guest Suite

A Stay at the Woodhouse Guest Suite

Imagine waking up in a historic timber fame house and drinking coffee on the deck while listening to the sounds of timber being cut close by. Or it might be the smell of fresh cut wood that you notice first. This could be a glorious way to start your day, but the best...

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The Little Pine That Could

The Little Pine That Could

This Southern Yellow Pine species once covered much of the Southeastern U.S., and was a valuable source of lumber and timbers for shipbuilding, as well as construction from colonial times through the nineteenth century.

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Stewart Speaks: Defining a Timber Frame Hybrid Home

Stewart Speaks: Defining a Timber Frame Hybrid Home

“Stewart Speaks” is a monthly educational piece written by Stewart Elliott, our resident timber frame expert. Stewart Elliott has been Woodhouse’s Senior Team Leader for the Midwest and Western Regions since 2014. One of the longest standing members of the original...

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Steps to Building Your Home : Construction Phase

Steps to Building Your Home : Construction Phase

You have signed your purchase agreement, designed your dream home with your architect, and have selected your builder team. Now it’s building time! This is an exciting time for owners and the building crew alike. To make things easy, we have narrowed the home...

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The Woodhouse Builder Partner Network

The Woodhouse Builder Partner Network

Having a trusted builder to build you dream home is very important, as their role is essential in making sure that every detail of your new home meets your expectations. In this capacity, a good general contractor, or one of their project managers, will oversee the various trades that are used to complete the house.

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Timber Frame Joinery 101: A Woodworking Tradition

Timber Frame Joinery 101: A Woodworking Tradition

When you think of timber frame homes, you think of the smell of the timber, the big open spaces, and the natural beauty, but you also admire the craftsmanship spent making high quality, super strong structures. The building blocks of all timber frame homes is the...

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Steps to Designing your Home

Steps to Designing your Home

The Woodhouse Design Phase as Part of your Package Do you feel overwhelmed thinking about designing your dream home? It’s not every day you get to design the home you’ve always dreamed of. Whether you are purchasing your timber frame building system directly from...

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