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Know Your House: Post and Beam Construction Basics
Learn about this simple, direct and elegant type of wood home construction that allows for generous personal expression
"post and beam construction has a lot to offer. It's one of my favorite building methods... post and beam construction is just so simple. We just can't get any more direct than... horizontal beams, all made of wood. It's a directness that can result in visual elegance... post and beam construction, and how to fashion connections that have meaning to you... post and beam homes do not have to have exposed beams and posts! Modern homes can be..."
Design Details: Rustic Beams
"rough-hewn beams seen overhead in homes both rural and distinctly urban. Okay, so adding... adding a beam isn't any kind of "quick fix" or "easy update," but what it lacks in instant... decorative beam with fairly little work even long after the home is built. See what... a few beams do for the rooms below — no sleeping with the horses required.... for the beams! Great spaces I love the beams! i need to purchase rustic beams for my..."
Box Beam Ceilings
"crowd, box beam ceilings also present a hidden benefit! The hollow beams are great for... are box beam ceilings. To me they just announce quality, stating this builder took... term 'box beam', so used this name in the article. I wonder if it is regional, or just... as box beam ceilings more than coffered? I am now very curious! Janell Interesting... between 'box beam' and 'coffered', and does seem to be influenced by where you live. Called..."
Exposed Beams: Not Just for Barns Anymore
"exposed beams. They are such a beautiful expression of function necessitating an expressive... utilizes beams. So many different styles embrace them in design. There are I-bars in... exposed beams will add beauty and architectural interest to your space.... exposed beams. Here clever lighting accentuates the beam structure. Here's a much more... e the beams go tropical. This chevron patterned ceiling resembles the belly of a..."
"A beam is a long, horizontal structural piece that transfers and supports weight... The beams of this room have mortise holes where other beams once connected with tenons... and the beam is horizontal. Two steel beams support the transparent roof material of... ated, beams are suprisingly stronger than a solid piece of wood.Browse more beam... steel beams, giving them their blackened appearance. Steel girders create this wall..."
Ceiling Treatments Worth a Look
Add beams, boards and other embellishments to that blank expanse for a room that looks dressed from head to toe
"Add beams, boards and other embellishments to that blank expanse for a room that... the fake-beam look, but wonder if the right proportions can be achieved with "beams"... The beam look is neat too; I especially like the "Asian Kitchen" one- Seems ceiling... structural beams and beadboard or tongue and groove ceilings, like in our previous home... see the 'beams' in this Brooklyn studio? http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/19528101/l..."
Supporting Act: Exposed Wood Trusses in Design
"Beautiful beams, triangular shapes and rhythm of form... truss beamed ceiling, and I'm looking for lighting that will highlight the beams... illuminate the beams, while accentuating the implied ceiling of the bottom chord and relating... than the beams above. legacydcs - Not sure. You might want to click "ask a question"... Exposing beams in an existing home, how would you handle insulation? http://homeguides... resting on beams at the bottom and meeting at a ridge beam above. The horizontal members..."
My Houzz: From a Bakery to a Cool Loft in Brooklyn
Soaring ceilings with exposed beams and a stereotype-defying patio make a Williamsburg artist's home a thing of beauty
"exposed beams and a stereotype-defying patio make a Williamsburg artist's home a thing... post and beam construction and wonderful high ceilings, his home in a onetime bakery... original beams. I just loved it." Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Ed Roth and his... The beams, floors, brick and staircase...gorgeous! You're making me move away from... exposed beams, well done with your use of space. Wish we had the outdoor space, sigh..."
"with beams and panels that evoke old-world artisanship and charm... between beams. Originally devised as a way to lighten the load of heavy stone ceilings... or faux beams, trimmed out with moldings and painted, they can be very formal and detailed... between the beams. The painted beams of this contemporary living room give an appearance... painted beams create the coffered ceiling in this traditional kitchen.Browse more coffered..."
Open Web Steel Joist
"between beams that utilizes the strength of a triangle; the beamed trusses are run... steel beams with steel webbing. This style is an alternative to steel girders or... glulam beams. These joists have the advantages of being inexpensive, lightweight and... between the beams..."
Houzz Tour: Southwestern-Style Florida Mansion
Spanish clay tile, rough-sawn timber beams and a horse paddock lend a hacienda feel to a vast Southwestern-style home
"timber beams and a horse paddock lend a hacienda feel to a vast Southwestern-style... doors and beams were made of salvaged barn wood and timbers.... timber beams and ceiling, rusticated brick floors and stucco walls evoke the feel... wood-beam ceilings. All of the accessories are the homeowners' touch and create... by wood beams and shaped to resemble “donkey” door openings — a unique touch. "Notice... another beam as a display shelf for more accessories. The rear porch is one of many..."
"horizontal beam that transfers weight from a rough opening to the parallel studs, joists... This wood beam is decorative, but there is definitely a header above it providing the... horizontal beam..."
Post and Lintel
A Task Light You'll Prize for Its Usefulness
With its focused beam, adjustable height and ability to swivel, is it any wonder the pharmacy lamp is so popular?
My Houzz: Raw Aesthetics Rule in a Toronto Family Home
Exposed plywood and beams, rough concrete and unfinished walls give the interiors a unique look — and give the family more time together