Designing and building your own home is no easy task. When it came to creating our timber frame house plans, we knew that we were going to pour our bodies and hearts into this project for many years, so we wanted to make sure that we started it precisely right.
The Home Design Journey
At first, building a large timber frame home was part of our ten-year-plan. Long story short, our timeline was accelerated for this project, and we ended up starting in year two instead.
The initial plan was to build a simple and small timber frame garage that we could live in while we built a larger home, but after living on our property for a few months, we realized that the land around us gets scorching hot in the summer. We realized that it would be wise to utilize the hillside for its cooling benefits for a permanent house, and that such a build was no small feat.
Knowing this, it made more sense to us to build our home right the first time, . . .