The Owner-Built Home


Have tent will travel seems to be my motto this year. This past spring I taught an organic farmer how to build a timber frame fruit stand for his farm.


This fall I taught a father and son how to build a timber frame home.


Many people want to build their own home and some of these people are drawn to the art of timber framing. What I have found so rewarding about this approach to timber framing is witnessing the process of learning, and the sense of accomplishment in building ones own home…

There seems to be a right of passage I see in the faces of everyone the first time they join two pieces of wood together with a wooden peg…

The Owner Built Timber Frame

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