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172 heavy timber Ideabooks
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
"rough-sawn timber beams and a horse paddock lend a hacienda feel to a vast Southwestern-style... Decorative heavy timber beams and the same heavy-duty iron plates continue to give the... incorporate heavy timber columns and beams, coupled with rough-sawn wood brackets. Most... rough-sawn timber beams and ceiling, rusticated brick floors and stucco walls evoke the... sawn wood timbers frame the tall coffer in the ceiling, and green paint accents the arched..."
Houzz Tour: Salvaged Parts Form a New-Old Texas Hideaway
Houzz Tour: Los Gatos modern rustic renovation
Roots of Style: Many Cultures Make Their Marks on Mediterranean Design
If you live in California, Florida or certain other parts of the U.S., your architecture may show distinct cultural influences
"supported by heavy timbers where rainwater is directed through spouts in a wall with a parapet... require the heavy maintenance of hand formed or molded adobe. It was fascinating, as well... diminishing timber resources. Look forward to your modern piece! Thanks Artisanworks!... supported by heavy timber or hewn wood posts with decorative brackets, lined private facing..."
Houzz Tour: Cozy Mountain Retreat Near Lake Tahoe
An observation deck, a gourmet kitchen and generous helpings of windows make this California vacation home a storm watcher's paradise
"ed in heavy timber and steel outside, cedar and stone inside, this family mountain... Cedar, heavy timber and native stone allow the structure to look at home in the forest... forest. A heavy timber roof assembly and hot-rolled steel framing reduce the possibility... with heavy timber and steel overhangs, tempered glass in all the windows and vents..."
Know Your House: Components of Efficient Walls
Why You Might Want to Build a House of Straw
Straw bales are cheap, easy to find and DIY-friendly. Get the basics on building with this renewable, ecofriendly material
"similarly to heavy timber. The plaster covering the tightly compressed bales of hay mean... hard and heavy and we asked what kind of wood it was ? He smiled and said .. " marijuana... built timber framed houses. I agree completely that the toxins and gases released... with your heavy handed and bombastic prose. Off with their heads is what I am getting... was a heavy wind; a frozen "O" ring and a landing programmed in the wrong system..."
Beautiful Stairs: Safety Meets Style
Kitchen of the Week: Contemporary Meets Rustic in Southern California
New cabinetry and finishes bring this kitchen up-to-date, but vintage elements give it a hint of the past
7 Out-of-the-Box Retaining Wall Ideas
Look Up: Great Ceiling Ideas
True Grit: Classic, Old-West Style Design
Houzz Tour: A Contemporary Retreat on a British Moor
Once nearly uninhabitable, this 18th-century farmhouse is now a beautiful example of ecofriendliness and self-sufficiency
"and the timber beams and trusses, everything else is new.”... given the heavy workout bathrooms get, I've often wondered about cleaning. How does... we have heavy "thermal drapes" on there that even a traverse rod has an issue with... created a timber framework that referenced traditional designs but had large panels of... the roof timbers were not strong enough to hold the roof up. “They were not in great..."
Room of the Day: Rustic Meets Eclectic in a Mountain Cottage
A Brief History of Headboards
They once nuzzled the heads of pharaohs, but today's headboards can make anyone feel pampered in the bedroom
"iron, timber or upholstered, a well-designed and well-made headboard can become a... co/hz/102 Heavy salvaged five panel doors make beautiful headboards. Wood with character... with the timber fretwork on the headboard. The amount of fabric and the detail in the... of the timbers used during this time. With reproduction furniture, the harder the... the timber species, the more expensive the piece will generally be. More intricate designs..."