The owners of this one-of-a-kind home came to Strongwood Log & Timber Home Company with a desire to create something unique and “outside the box”. This opportunity gave Strongwood a chance to explore an assortment of exclusive solutions using a wide range of construction materials.  You will see from the images that follow, this home is anything but ordinary.  It’s a variety of components that came together to create an aesthetically pleasing work of art that will also function as a reputable home for generations to come.

Timber Frame Construction with

Captivating Components

pickle vat board being applied as a roof on the porch

This timber frame hybrid home features a variety of unique and captivating components.  Here you see reclaimed pickle vat board being applied for the porch roof among the timber frames.


A Blank Slate with Endless Opportunities

a quick glimpse of the almost blank slate before the exterior finishing touches go up

A quick glimpse of the almost blank slate before the exterior finishing touches go up. 


A Myriad of Many Materials

poplar bark shingles, board and batten, black locust posts, cedar shake, stone, and timber frame

This image captures a variety of the materials used to construct this hybrid home such as poplar bark shingles, board and batten, black locust posts, cedar shake, stone, and timber frame.


 Compelling Contrast

compelling contrast between poplar bark shingles and stone

The compelling contrast between poplar bark shingles and stone enhance the aesthetic appeal of this creatively crafted hybrid home.


 Poplar Bark Siding

bark shingles provide an attractive maintenance free exterior with a lifetime guarantee

Poplar bark shingles not only enhance the character among the exterior of this home, they add incredible value and can be an asset to any home. Bark shingles provide an attractive maintenance free exterior with a lifetime guarantee.


 Bringing All of the Materials Together

one of the most intricate features of this hybrid beauty is the black locust railing

One of the most intricate features of this hybrid beauty is the black locust railing. Black locust lumber is admired for it’s strength, hardness, and durability.  It also adds an eye-catching natural style to this home and it’s many dimensions.


Next week we will explore the spacious and inviting outdoor living area of this timber frame hybrid home.  You’ve only seen the beginning!

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