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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
"type of wood home construction that allows for generous personal expression... vertical posts that hold up horizontal beams, all made of wood. It's a directness that... craft, post and beam construction has a lot to offer. It's one of my favorite building... First, post and beam construction is just so simple. We just can't get any more direct... basics of post and beam construction, and how to fashion connections that have meaning..."
Houzz Call: Who'll Post the First Snow Photo of 2013?
If the weather's been flaky in your neck of the woods, please show us — and share how you stay warm at home
"of the woods, please show us — and share how you stay warm at home... in the woods! Fires and vintage quilts are our answer. Had a dusting this past Tuesday... ago. Wood stove has been lit since late September. It's still FAAALLL!!! #oprahvoice... love a wood fire in late fall to take the chill off. We've already had a couple of... Sept, we posted this to our FB page. Mount Rose had snow, which means our Reno community..."
Opening the Kitchen? Make the Most of That Support Post
Use a post to add architectural interest, create a focal point or just give your open kitchen some structure
"Use a post to add architectural interest, create a focal point or just give your... or more posts in its place to provide the necessary structural support. Your contractor... options for post sizes and placement. Incorporating a new support system into your... both posts Can anyone tell me the difference between having post inside the structure... support post all the time and the photos above reflect very creative ways to incorporate..."
Post and Lintel
"meets post, the combination pulls its weight in a home... Post and lintel construction has been used for centuries. It consists of vertical... vertical posts combined with an overhead horizontal beam, or lintel, that spans the space... door, post and lintel construction is used to support the weight of the roof or floors... rough-hewn post and lintel construction is a design highight in this room. A carved-wood... stone—the posts are hidden in the walls. This lintel adds support above the hollow walls..."
Posts: Not Just for Structural Integrity Anymore
"though - posts are actually quite common in construction and, handily enough, can even... Heavy wood columns provide a frame for the waterfall in this foyer.... way this post DOES stick out. I think it was smart to keep the beam and post natural... metal posts, but aesthetically, I like the way they contrast with the wood to add... and its posts don't even support anything. In theory, I think these posts would actually..."
"newel post is the post at the end of a balustrade of a staircase. Larger and more... newel post was created with a wood turner, which spins the raw wood across a blade... carved-wood newel post with dentil molding. The white painted portion of this newel... newel post has fluted detail.Browse more newel post photos... newel posts are Craftsman style, and the diamond detail is repeated in the fretwork... newel post can support the baluster at the bottom where the railing makes a turn..."
Up Close: DIY Salvaged-Wood Wall
"photos of wood walls, Hullinger came across a shot of a stacked wood wall from a bar... en we posted a Houzz Tour on designer Garrison Hullinger's Northwest beach house... salvaged wood wall he constructed in his family room. It was a carry-over look from... deck wood from my neighbors deck when he had his replaced last year. I am also... the 1/2 wood wall is just a piece of fabric. The Gold Wall to the Left (pic with the..."
Wonderful Wood Countertops for Kitchen and Bath
Yes, you can enjoy beautifully warm wood counters near water sans worry (almost), with the right type of wood and sealer
"warm wood counters near water sans worry (almost), with the right type of wood and... type of wood and the quality of construction Wood is such a beautiful material and... think wood counters in the bathroom or kitchen and kids don't mix? Well, it ain't... people with wood countertops really think about their care and maintenance. I went to several... have had wood countertops in a kitchen or bathroom, around 90 percent of the comments..."
When to Use Engineered Wood Floors
"engineered wood floor could be your best choice (and no one will know but you)... choose the wood floor right for you. Engineered wood floors and solid wood floors are... plank wood floors, it's time to delve into the world of engineered wood floors.... types of wood floors bring the look of natural wood into a home, they are very different... not all wood floors are equal, and the many species of wood that get made into floors..."
11 Terrific Paint Color Matches for Wood Details
"your wood trim and cabinets with the right shade of wall paint to bring out the... stained wood trim? I generally select neutral colors when I am painting a room with... natural wood details, whether cabinets or stain-grade trim. Greens, grays, whites and... lots of wood beams, wood trim and wood cabinets that are a beige or darker beige color... all the wood trim and wood doors. Would it look bad to have the wood doors and trim..."
Wood in the Bathroom? Absolutely!
Wet places and wood can be a match made in design heaven — see great examples and get tips for sealing and installing bathroom wood here
"places and wood can be a match made in design heaven — see great examples and get tips... things with wood, even in the bathroom. The way it feels, sounds and even reflects light... bath has wood paneled walls and wood ceilings. All the wet contact areas are tile. The... loves the wood ceiling. When you consider your choices in wood take a look at reclaimed... model Wood is close nature. Whenever wood is present in an area, it brings the feeling..."
Warm Up to Wood for an Eye-Catching Wall
Give an accent wall appealing warmth and depth with wood, whether you go down-home rustic or upscale chic
"depth with wood, whether you go down-home rustic or upscale chic... back to wood. A wood accent wall is one of those versatile details that looks good... toward warm woods and textures. They also make me want to eat soup every day, but that's... look of wood in every color and shape. The impact is strong, and layers of texture... Construction. Wood is good :) Loving the rustic modern appeal of the wood usage in these..."
Wood Slats in Design: Repetition, Scale and Light
"Wood Screens Create Privacy, Delicacy, and Sometimes a Golden Glow... Wood slats are a popular device in contemporary architecture. Typically used as walls... pieces of wood allow light and air to often pass through. Yet combined with other adjacent... use of wood slats — far away and up close — illuminating some of the appeal of these... I see wood slats in architecture, I wonder what kind of wood is used and how the..."
Wood for Good Modern Design
Minimalist doesn't have to mean cold. Add life, warmth and beauty to your modern interiors with the help of wood
"tural woods have been a hot topic in interior design over the past few years because... details, wood is fully capable of taking center stage in any home. Here are some creative... Great post to show the many different ways wood can be used for modern interiors... fashioned wood paneling). I especially love the accent wall. Great post! Thanks love... natural wood! WoodForm Concrete by JM Lifestyles makes some wet places more conducive..."
Pro Finishing Secret: Aniline Dye for Wood
Deeper and richer than any stain, aniline dye gives wood stunningly deep color and a long-lasting finish
"gives wood stunningly deep color and a long-lasting finish... color to wood without masking its natural beauty. Is it for you? Read on to decide.... dyeing woods that you first bleach out well with wood bleach. Also, materials like... powder wood dyes, and sometimes liquid wood dyes. I apologize, but I have to respectfully... other wood dye types." True aniline dye is no longer used, and almost all wood... put on wood. Different effects on different woods. Its sodium hydroxide and hydrogen..."