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88 timber framed carriage shed Stories
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..."
Wagon Wheels Are on a Roll
Shedding their ignoble status, wagon wheels are turning up as decor and even art in fashionable interiors of all styles
"Shedding their ignoble status, wagon wheels are turning up as decor and even art... wheel," she'd say as we studied scouting photos — and no further discussion was needed... Horseless Carriage Wheel. It ties together the wild west and the working class industrial... metal rims frames this patio and gives off a vibe that's more industrial than country..."
Supporting Act: Exposed Wood Trusses in Design
Bring in Warmth and Character With Reclaimed Wood
Got a hankering for that natural touch? Go rough or refined with these ideas for using salvaged wood indoors and out
"adding a timber note, but why not think laterally and use planks as a headboard or driftwood... driftwood to frame a mirror? If you want to create a stripped-back vibe, here are 10 ideas... house timber and sarking timber reclaimed from the local school bus shed. Oh and... (from a timber-frame barn) from Logs End Flooring in Ottawa, and it was absolutely... cabin timber frame addition.Building in progress. What oil was used on the wood?..."
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
"heavy timbers where rainwater is directed through spouts in a wall with a parapet... as wood-framed pitched roofs covered with clay tiles. With the eventual exploration... diminishing timber resources. Look forward to your modern piece! Thanks Artisanworks!... now wood framed as are most houses across the country. Not to be outdone, I'm including... things are frame , but right in northern N.M. there's lots of adobe being built all the..."
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... lean-to or shed structure was often placed on the rear elevation, which defines the saltbox... and the shed roof is beyond that in the rear, though the proportion and adornment are... window frames. Natural light plays an important role, and this house is full of clerestory..."
Houzz Tour: Fairy Tale Gatehouse in Minnesota
This cozy cottage in Minnesota blends fine antiques with reclaimed materials from bridge pilings, city streets and Midwestern barns
Roots of Style: Pueblo Revival Architecture Welcomes Modern Life
Centuries-old details of adobe construction still appeal in the desert Southwest, adapted to today's tastes
"into wood-framed buildings, maintaining the appealing features of the original pueblos... and door frames and occasional classically referenced columns of territorial style.... desert sky. Timbers make up the porch beam, posts and decorative brackets for this New... However, shed overhangs at the large windows form from the adjoining higher walls and..."
Hello Again, Corrugated Panels
"industrial sheds, Quonset huts, or even shanty towns. But architects designing in a c... of our carriage house some 20 yaers ago: No rust! Live in Austin, Texas. I was talking... using wood framed corrugate for fencing panels. Anyone seen this application and would... would frame the steel in wood, the bare edges of this stuff are not attractive in... attractive framing etc. Rain stains and rust are issues. Good post John. Am also enjoying..."
Raw Appeal: 9 Wonderful Ways With Natural Wood
"leaving timber in as natural a state as possible. Products incorporating bark and twigs... has been framed with a white border to give it the feel of an artwork, while a pendant... in the timber. 7. Run it along the hallway. Hallways are another good place to use... different timbers. Don’t be afraid to mix different types of wood and different finishes... fencing and sheds are obvious uses of wood, consider something sculptural to make a real..."
Landscapes Make a Privacy Statement
Between a fortress and a wide open space lies the sweet spot for just the right amount of privacy in your exterior spaces
Storage Surprise: Turn Colorful Tool Cabinets Into Fun Furniture
Reimagine your handy chests as nightstands, bar carts and kitchen storage for a bright interior alternative
5 Places to Love Corrugated Metal in Your House
It’s budget friendly, versatile and even colorful. Is it any wonder this popular exterior material is making inroads indoors?
"garages and sheds, corrugated metal has traditionally been thought of as a humble outdoor-only... became pig sheds, or worse! No thanks, after growing up on a ranch, I want my home to... my out sheds, where they belong. lol. We decorated our basement in a "Down Under"... Australian tin shed. Rustic, fun and looks wonderful. "When we build let us think we build... potting shed whenever we get a chance to turn it into a guest space, but now I'm thinking..."
Key Measurements for the Perfect Garage
Get the dimensions that will let you fit one or more cars in your garage, plus storage, mechanical and whatever else you need
"garage door frame, you will sympathize with your ancestors, who may have driven even larger... was the carriage part of a former carriage house and once held 8+ vehicles. Each of... like a carriage house in the backyard with only the alley side showing that the building... added a shed to the side for a lawn mower, snow blower and grill. The back of the... narrow carriage doors. Impossible to use over the many snowy and icy months of a..."
5 Questions to Ask Before Installing a Barn Door
"the door frame you’re covering. Here are five questions to ask before installing a barn... the door frame instead of hinged on the sides.) They work beautifully! Our guest suite... at Post Frame Accessories specialize in sliding door hardware and would be glad to... comment Post Frame! There are so many things to consider that people aren't aware of and... around the frames and slide with very little effort. Cheap (but not necessarily inexpensive..."