Our Process

Residential Design

Through our sister company, Woodland Home Design, our team focuses on marrying your needs, preferences, and function specifically to the features and demands of your site. We specialize in the custom design of distinctive and livable timber frame homes that serve you, your family, and the environment well.

You may also choose to start your journey with one of our customizable River Series floor plans. Our plans may be modified to suit your needs; they are not intended to be a final solution, but rather a source of inspiration.

Timber Frame Design

Working together with our design team, or the designer of your choice, our engineering team will develop a timber frame design that enhances your vision and inspires your family for generations. Our designers are involved in your frame from the initial conceptual sketches through the crafting of your frame to ensure quality, structural integrity, and the attention to detail that makes your frame unique to you.

Timber Framing

Timber framing is our core. We do not view timber framing as a trade or a craft. It is an art. We have the unique opportunity to craft the structure that will define your dream home; this is a responsibility that our experienced timberwrights embrace and take great pride in.

We employ traditional mortise and tenon joinery while utilizing modern technology and techniques. Our state of the art Hundegger K2 may do most of the heavy lifting, but it is our timberwrights that provide the care and attention to detail on each individual timber.

Our body of work is broad, including: homes of all sizes, barns, commercial structures, outdoor spaces, pavilions, and public works

Building Systems

Upon completion of both your home and timber frame design we work closely with Enercept for the fabrication of structural insulated panels to efficiently enclose your home. The panels will arrive at your site ready to assemble to your design’s specifications including window and door openings and chases for electrical wiring.

To maximize the efficiencies gained by utilizing structural insulated panels we are advocates for high performance triple pane windows. We can provide revolutionary Nordic windows and exterior doors through H Windows.

Frame Raising and Enclosure

Blue Ox offers your choice of a full crew or site supervisor to erect and enclose your timber frame.  Our crews are well versed in the erection of timber structures of all sizes and complexities, applications of tongue and groove ceilings, and installation of structural insulated panels