Digital Magazines for Your Custom Wood Home

February 12th, 2015

Was your new year’s resolution to take the next step in your custom log home or timber home project? Regardless of what stage your project is in, you can find valuable information and inspiration in Rustic Architecture and Elegant Wood Homes.

Cover-RA_15SPIn the Spring 2015 issue of Rustic Architecture you’ll gain access to exclusive photos of a rustic handcrafted log cabin, a hybrid log and timber weekend retreat and an Asian inspired timber frame home.  Additional articles include details about setting a budget, ways to make your new home look aged, and outdoor kitchen layouts.

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Explore three timber frame homes and their floor plans in the Winter 2014 issue of Elegant Wood Homes.  In the Lifestyle section, read how to translate your dreams into your home’s design alongside a story of how a hillside in Kentucky became one family’s dream vacation destination.  This issue will also help you figure out who will design your timber frame home and what role windows play in your home’s efficiency.

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Floor Plan Spotlight: The Rimrock

January 9th, 2015

2,996 Liveable Square Feet, 808 Sq. Ft Decks and Patios

This Adirondack-inspired design forgoes the prow of traditional log homes in lieu of impressive clerestory windows inside crossing log beams and matching dormers on each side.

The Rimrock’s layout has a grand entrance through a porte-cochère into a large foyer that flows to the great room. The luxury master suite includes a fireplace and upstairs are two additional bedrooms, each with their own bath. Explore the floor plan.

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The Rimrock can be easily customized to meet your needs. Need more bedrooms or additional rooms? Consider modifying the current bedroom space or adding a basement. See examples how this plan has been customized.

Introducing: The Hawksbury Floor Plan

November 25th, 2014

2,861 Livable Square Feet,  1,388 Sq. Ft. Decks and Patios

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At just under 3,000 square feet this cottage style design is cozy yet spacious and has qualities that make it a great starting point for your mountain style home.

The main level layout includes a great room and formal dining room which open to a wraparound covered porch, perfect for enjoying panoramic views. A master suite, also on the first floor, is secluded from the public spaces and has private access to the porch.

Upstairs two bedrooms and a bunk room provide plenty of room for guests. Explore the Hawskbury Floor Plan now.

Explore Home Stories and Floor Plans

November 12th, 2014

Don’t miss out on all the information packed into the newest Rustic Architecture issue including three featured log and timber home articles with floor plans:Cover-RA_14W

-An adzed timber frame home in Idaho
-A hybrid log and timber vacation home on Windermere Lake in Canada
-A milled log home on the Maine coast

You’ll also read about project timelines and how wood textures and metal can affect the overall look and feel of your custom wood home.

In the planning stage of your project? Subscribe to Rustic Architecture for a year’s worth of helpful insights, information and inspiration.

Elegant Wood Homes Magazine Fall 2014


The latest issue of Elegant Wood Homes also features amazing content for those who love timber framing and timber frame homes. Articles will  help you describe the look you want for your custom home and consider unique advantages of different building locations.  Our feature stories this quarter include the popular Acreage Reflections as well as a lakeside and farm inspired design. Get the Fall Issue of Elegant Wood Homes today.

Floor Plan Spotlight: The Buffalo Creek

September 24th, 2014

8,067  Sq. Ft, 1,219 Sq. Ft. Garage, 1,100 Sq. Ft. Decks & Patios


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PrecisionCraft’s newest design concept, The Buffalo Creek, combines authentic handcrafted log walls and heavy timber frame truss work to create a Western look and feel.

Designed for a stepped lot, the home flows with the natural slope of the land and places its main entrance and view capturing windows on the same side.

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The plan’s expanded master suite, located on the second floor, takes advantage of the view with personal access to a covered deck, with fireplace.

At over 8,000 square feet the Buffalo Creek also provides ample space for entertaining; the second floor has a large great room, gourmet kitchen and guest suite.  Downstairs there is a rec room, and two additional bedrooms.

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