A Home That’s Part Art: Timberpeg Post & Beam Custom Home

Posted: May 7th, 2013
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Laupheimer RenderingWe are currently building a custom Timberpeg home in Lincoln, MA. An article about it recently appeared in The Lincoln Journal. The 3200 square foot home is inspired by the American Arts & Crafts movement and will feature soaring cathedral ceilings and exposed beams, typical of a Timberpeg project. The home will meet the town of Lincoln’s “stretch energy code”, giving it a five-star energy rating. During the month of May, the Lincoln home is being featured on Timberpeg’s Spring Open Home event.

In this photo, HCGB carpenter, Emile Bryson, places  a pine bough on the highest roof peak during the “topping off” ceremony. DSCN4446The pine bough represents good fortune for the new homeowners and honors the trees and land which made building the house possible. This tradition can be traced to Native American Indian tribes as a symbol of thanksgiving and respect.  We are proud to be an independent representative for:

To visit this home this month, email: susanh@howellcustombuild.com
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