At Home Winter 2017

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InnerCella Home No. 2: Timber Frame

Now Frame This

Custom construction, delivered. / by Kathleen Nalley For design flexibility, durability, energy efficiency, and overall aesthetics, timber frame construction is hard to beat. A technology that goes back thousands of years, timber framing creates open, airy spaces with the warmth of wood and a sense of history. Timber framing lends itself to open floor plans with fewer walls, which allows large windows and maximum sunlight. In timber framing, timbers are cut and notched to interlock using mortise and tenon joinery. The joints are held tight with wooden pegs to create the 58 _ at Home

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