This three story, North Idaho, timber frame home is made up of approximately 5,500 square feet of living space and a 1,400 square foot garage. It was designed to capture the views of Sandpoint, Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort, and Lake Pend Oreille.
Unlike typical timber frame post-to-beam construction, which utilizes mortise and tenon connections, the connections for this residence are made of steel plates, bolts, and lag screws. The majority of the connections were designed with knife plates and other concealed connections. As you can see in the picture of the truss, only the bolt heads are visible.
This home was featured as a cover story for the Timber Home Living Magazine.