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387 timber frame dormer Ideabooks
"wavelike framing and roofing of an eyebrow dormer is work for a craftsman. Eyebrow... eyebrow dormer is a window that brings light and ventilation to a vaulted ceiling or... Eyebrow dormers existed in architecture before glass was used, and the openings were wooden... Eyebrow dormers are a fantastic way to make a house pop! A very skilled craftsman is... fabricated dormer is another option (for a perfect design/cut and lower cost). Good..."
Renovation Detail: The Eyebrow Dormer
Breaking up a straight roofline with curvy appeal, eyebrow dormer windows add a dramatic touch to a home's exterior architecture
"eyebrow dormer windows add a dramatic touch to a home's exterior architecture... eyebrow dormer. Eyebrow dormers have a low profile and raise a wave in the plane... eyebrow dormer was created to welcome light and add ventilation. However, eyebrow dormers... dormers were made popular in the United States when shingle-style architecture emerged... eyebrow dormers were used as an enchanting visual device to break up the long expansive..."
8 Ways to Frame Your Fireplace With Shelves
Make your fireplace even more appealing by bypassing standard shelves for standout designs like these
"some framed photos and knick-knacks from my travels, and voila. I am trying to put... shelves to frame a fireplace as well as added some lighting to the underside of the shelves... floating timber shelves work wonderfully with the color of the steel cladding on the... shelves that frame this fireplace top and bottom suit the space perfectly. Consider downlights... natural timber contrasts nicely with the tiles wrapping around the fireplace surround..."
Houzz Tour: Ocean Views Exhilarate on the Sunshine Coast
Expansive gable windows and French doors offer an uninterrupted vista of the Pacific in this bright British Columbia A-frame
"wanted some timber frame and natural elements to tie it in with the site and felt that... simple A-frame and incorporated timbers for most of the structural components. Simoes'... Douglas fir timber frame and has a metal roof and a rainwater collection system.... Douglas fir timber frame and has a metal roof and a rainwater collection system. " And... ca/plans/timber-frame-plans/davis-bay.html thank you. Love the glass panels for decking..."
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... sawn wood timbers frame the tall coffer in the ceiling, and green paint accents the arched... rough-sawn timber beams and ceiling, rusticated brick floors and stucco walls evoke the... heavy timber beams and the same heavy-duty iron plates continue to give the illusion... that the timbers, posts and beams are actually structural."Authenticity was of utmost..."
Houzz Tour: Salvaged Parts Form a New-Old Texas Hideaway
Know Your House: Components of Efficient Walls
"balloon framing became the norm. With this type of framing, the exterior walls are... platform framing, the method used to build wood-frame houses today. It relies on each... lumber for framing, and the nail. Not only did these two products allow for homes to be... heavy timbers or masonry. In the early 19th century, with the onset of stick-built... Balloon framing died out simply because of the unavailability of wood studs of such..."
Houzz Tour: Ecofriendly Getaway in the Catskills
A salvaged barn frame and modern materials create a cozy and comfortable weekend home for a New York couple
"salvaged barn frame and modern materials create a cozy and comfortable weekend home for a... with a timber frame from a 19th-century barn that was restored and raised on the site... The frame of this home may be from a 19th-century barn, but it's filled with a very... wrapped the frame in structural insulation panels (SIPs) to create an energy-efficient... look at timber frame designs you see how in tune timber frame archys "are" with the..."
Wake Up Your Woodwork With Black
Strike a dramatic note with black window frames, shelves, stairs and more, making features stand out or blend in
"window frames, shelves, stairs and more, making features stand out or blend in... door frames and more, it adds contrast, frames views and brings welcome heft to... instead of timber but hubby wants timber. With tiles, I could consider black perhaps however... mural framed in black on a wall http;//www.mosaicsyourway.com What kind of paint... before the framing was completed. I absolutely love it am thinking of painting the entry..."
Houzz Tour: A Stunning Makeover Celebrates Warm Wood and Artful Salvage
Walnut countertops join hardwood floors and pieces made from leftover framing in a bright Spanish colonial
"leftover framing in a bright Spanish colonial... paint timber!! Thank you for highlighting how rich and warm beautiful timber can... the wall framing and wood lath that was removed in selected locations as finish material... instead of timber Wonerful little mini Cooper Incredible Home!!!!!!! I am in love with... how you framed your light switches in the living room!!! (Photo #7) what a creative... black frame against wood. it works! I also love the custom arched windows, it brings..."
Kitchen of the Week: Resurrecting History on a New York Farm
Built with a 1790 barn frame, this modern-rustic kitchen on a working farm honors the past and makes connections in the present
"1790 barn frame, this modern-rustic kitchen on a working farm honors the past and makes... 1790 barn frame now contains an updated kitchen on a working New York farm. The homeowners... loved the frame and wanted it to help honor their property's history. Architect Kate... kept the frame's high ceilings, exposed rafters, posts and original hayloft ladder,... resurrected frame now connects the farm's 18th-century house with the couple's newly built..."
Roots of Style: Does Your House Have a Medieval Heritage?
"stone or timber frames made up the walls, contributing to their rustic impression.... mimic the timber-frame construction used in medieval times. Though there are thousands... gabled dormers that create cozy nooks for bedrooms. The newer house shown here, obviously... window frames. Natural light plays an important role, and this house is full of clerestory... and shed dormers breaking them. Varying sizes and grouping of openings, and especially..."
A Tepee in the Trees Defies the Ordinary
This Pennsylvania tree house brings a family together, spawns adventures and respects the trees. Have a look
"Lofting Timber Framing — brings the whole family together to enjoy one another's company... More timbers sit atop those initial main timbers, providing a base for the floorboards... roof, a dormer in the loft provides views that would otherwise have been lost. The... weight off timbers that aren't fastened to the tree. The metal brackets slide back and... 8-inch timbers, attached by lag and through bolts, which do not hurt the trees or..."
Union Jack Balustrades Raise the Flag for Railing Style
Do be cross with your porch and deck railings — this intersecting balustrade design shows admirable attention to detail
Houzz Tour: Farmhouse Meets Industrial in a Restored New Jersey Barn
Amish craftsmen, trusting clients and an architect with a vision save a historic barn from a complete teardown
"original timber framing was cleaned, fumigated and then milled to our specifications... original timbers could live on in the new barn — which would be used as a pool house... structure's timber framing adds so much character. Congratulations on the recognition... original timber framing, looks like its been there forever. I like the spacious, light..."