Floor Plan Spotlight: The Crested Butte

September 14th, 2015

3,055 square feet, 637 sq. ft. Garage, 1,444 sq ft Decks and Patios 

Crested Butte Hybrid Log and Timber Frame Home
This award winning design concept has inspired many log and timber frame homes. Let’s take a look at the features that make the Crested Butte such a popular floor plan.

Crested Butte Structure Sample Construction -Designed as a hybrid log and timber home with square log walls, timber posts and custom timber trusses the Crested Butte has a sophisticated look and feel.


Sample of Crested Butte Log Home Floor Plan


Size and layout – The floor plan itself has many of the most requested features in mountain style home design: an open layout, a main level master suite, a two car attached garage, a mud room and a covered back patio.


Exterior features -A mix of materials, scissor timber trusses, and rooflines make up the Crested Butte’s front elevation. The turret staircase adds additional architectural interest to this showstopping mountain design.

Home inspired by the Crested Butte Log home and timber frame floor plan
Many custom homes, like the one shown, have been built using the Crested Butte as inspiration. To explore the plan in more depth, including additional photos of finished homes, visit the PrecisionCraft website.

Floor Plan Spotlight: The Cascade

June 18th, 2015

2,675 Square Feet, 1,342 Sq Ft Decks and Patios

The Cascade design utilizes a variety of angles and shapes to create a memorable, modern timber frame home.   Floor-to-ceiling glass walls provide light to the entire home and a view from every room. The flow between the great room and covered porch is conducive to an indoor outdoor lifestyle, and can be opened up a large bi-fold glass door. See the Cascade’s layout.

The Cascade is part of PrecisionCraft’s Mountain Modern Design Collection.


Log and Timber Home Summer Reading

May 6th, 2015

Relaxing around the pool, pond or lake? Headed up to the mountains for the weekend? Be sure to charge your tablet or mobile phone and download the latest issues of Rustic Architecture or Elegant Wood Homes before you go.


  • In the Summer 2015 Issue:
    – 3 Feature Home Stories
    – Maintenance of Your Home
    – Focus on: Closets
    – Interior Design: Reclaimed & Recycled
    – Snapshot: North East Pennsylvania
    – Mother-In-Law Quarters
    – A Deeper Look at Sustainability
    – The Many Benefits of SIP Construction
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  • In the Spring 2015 Issue:Cover-EWH_15SP
    – 3 Timber Frame Home Stories
    – The Layout: Garages
    – Complexity of Design
    – The Legacy: More than Beautiful Homes
    – Cottage Lifestyle
    – Building on a Slope
    – The Energy Efficiency: Breath Easier
    – Building for Comfort
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New Mountain Modern Design: The River Run

April 16th, 2015

The second plan in our Mountain Modern series is the River Run, an exciting, single level timber frame floor plan concept.

The timber frame plan’s exterior features two vaulted roof sections that meet above the great room, creating an asymmetrical butterfly shape from the side elevation. Inside, 2,618 square feet are divided between the kitchen, dining and great room space and two bedroom wings on either side of the main corridor. The design also includes a two car garage, mudroom and two back porches with timber pergolas.

Explore the River Run Floor Plan Concept


To learn more about PrecisionCraft and M.T.N Design’s Modern Mountain Floor Plan series, visit PrecisionCraft.com.


The Modern Log and Timber Home

April 9th, 2015

Introducing the Mountain Modern Series

PrecisionCraft’s in-house firm M.T.N Design is excited to introduce four new floor plan concepts.  These designs mix modern architecture with M.T.N’s signature style of combining wood, stone, glass and metal to create a mountain home reflective of today’s contemporary aesthetic. The Brighton is the first new design to be added to the Mountain Modern series.

The Brighton

The two-level, L-shaped home was designed to take advantage of sloped lots. This 3,516 square foot plan includes spacious open living areas, 3 bedrooms, and a master suite with deck access.

brighton modern mountain floor plan


The Brighton joins our existing modern plans:

           The Cascade                       The Crescent Rim

Cascade modern timber frame home floor plan crescent rim timber frame modern mountain floor plan design