Advantages of Timber Frame Structures

Timber framing and "post-and-beam" construction is a general term for building with heavy timbers rather than "dimension lumber" such as 2"x4"s. Traditional timber framing is the method of creating structures using heavy squared-off and carefully [...]

By |March 18th, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Anmore Woods progress pictures

We began designing this massive hybrid log and timber frame home back in 2008. It is great to finally witness it coming to life and it's sure to be amazing once complete. Anmore Woods, BC [...]

By |March 8th, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Dovetail Joinery in Log Homes

The word “dovetail” refers to a specific method of joining logs or timbers at wall corner intersections. Dovetail style joinery has a long history, and can be seen in historical homes wherever wood has been [...]

By |February 5th, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

What is a wood cabin?

What is a Wood Cabin? A wood cabin is a house built from logs. It is a fairly simple type of wood house or more commonly know as a log house. A distinction should be [...]

By |January 25th, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

6 New Log Home and Timber Frame Floor Plans

We have added 6 new log home and timber frame floor plans to our plans section. Click on the links below and call us anytime to further discuss. Keep in mind that any of our [...]

By |January 4th, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Houzz.com feature

A great article/tour of our Davis Bay design on the Houzz web site; Houzz Tour: Ocean Views Exhilarate on the Sunshine Coast - click here to view

By |January 4th, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Happy holidays to you and yours!

Happy holidays to you and yours! Just a reminder that Streamline will be closed for the holidays after Dec. 21st, returning Wednesday, Jan. 2nd. Thanks for another great year!

By |December 20th, 2012|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Georgie Award Finalists

We are very pleased and honored to be Georgie award finalists for, 'Custom Home Valued Between $750,000-$1,500,000', for our Davis Bay timber frame! View The Davis Bay Plan Here View The Professional Photographs Here  

By |December 18th, 2012|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

A Down and Dirty Timber Frame Tutorial

A Down and Dirty Timber Frame Tutorial By Brice Cochran - Timber Frame Head Quarters • December 5, 2012 Read in original format here When builders and architects say “timber frame” what they mean is [...]

By |December 11th, 2012|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Photo gallery of a Custom Hand Crafted Log Home added to our portfolio

We added photographs of a Custom Hand Crafted Log Home that we designed in Berthound, CO. A compact, cost-effective floor plan with a total of 1,450 sq.ft. We even included a lookout tower to access [...]

By |November 28th, 2012|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

New Web Site

Welcome to our fresh new website! The general feel and theme are the same, but we have provide a fresh, new navigation with updated and improved content. We have also added 7 new log home [...]

By |November 12th, 2012|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

New photo gallery added to our portfolio

Professional photography of our Davis Bay residence. A beautiful Douglas Fir, free of heart timber frame with a touch of class. An amazing home on a beautiful piece of property with an magnificent view. We [...]

By |October 18th, 2012|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Video tour – Elegant hand-crafted dovetail log home with antiqued timbers and stunning details.

A sneak peak at the personal residence of Toshi at Big Rock. We are truly delighted to have been a part of this project... it's the master works of a true artisan and was clearly [...]

By |October 18th, 2012|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Luxury Home Canada magazine – Streamline Design Feature

As the future of his very own company, Simoes has numerous projects in mind: “We’re only limited by our imagination, our clients’ budget and the site/location requirements.” The Mixal Heights Waterfall A very special aspect [...]

By |June 20th, 2012|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Energy Efficient Homes – Magazine feature

We are delighted to have the Pomeroy residence featured in Energy Efficient Homes Magazine, Spring/Summer 2012 edition Bold & Beautiful Smart and stylish, this Canadian beauty proves how gorgeous green can be. PHOTOS BY DOM [...]

By |April 25th, 2012|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Proud Sponsor of Scouts Canada

We're pleased to be working with/sponsoring Scouts Canada as they build their new 2700 sq.ft., 5 bay machine shop, complete with 1 ton hoist and paint booth. They're also adding a 2300 sq.ft. storage shed [...]

By |January 25th, 2012|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

An Amazing Dovetail

We had the pleasure of visiting this local project before the Holidays. This amazing dovetail is the personal residence of Toshi from Big Rock Homes Ltd. The time invested and attention to detail is nothing [...]

By |January 13th, 2012|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Wishing You a Happy Holiday and a Prosperous New Year!

By |December 20th, 2011|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

And the Georgie Awards FINALISTS are …

We are please to announce that we are Georgie Award finalists for; 2011 Best Single Family Detached Home up to 2,000 Sq. Ft. over $350,000 - Reichman Residence 2011 Best Unique Feature - The Sweet [...]

By |November 10th, 2011|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Photos of a Unique Timber Frame

We just received these professional shots of a very unique Timber Frame home we designed in Sun Peaks . We started designing this vacation residence in 2008 and the clients took occupancy in September. Some [...]

By |October 19th, 2011|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Ruby Lake Photos

We started this project in '06 and it is finally complete (minus a few finishing touches). In '09 it was approx. 70% complete, but unfortunately was completely burnt down (arson). This is an impressive getaway [...]

By |October 1st, 2011|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

When do I need a Log and/or timber frame designer?

Even before people find themselves in the process of building a new house, they usually already have a preconceived idea of what they want their house to look like. After all, we all grew up [...]

By |September 16th, 2011|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Building Life Cycle & Material selection (Part 3 of 3)

Building Life Cycle & Material selection (Part 3 of 3) READ PART 1 HERE READ PART 2 HERE 'Green’ materials to consider: Low Maintenance exterior finishes - composite decking, railings and siding. Trex, prairie fence, [...]

By |September 1st, 2011|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Web site updates

We have updated our picture gallery and added 5 new designs to our portfolio. Check them out below! Gallery New plans: Big Rock (2,344 sq.ft.) Black Water (2,983 sq.ft.) Davis Bay (3,958 sq.ft.) The Alpine [...]

By |September 1st, 2011|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Mixal Heights, Lot #6, finished pictures

On July 27th, the clients officially took possession of this home on lot #6 Mixal Heights Rd., located in Garden Bay on BC's Sunshine Coast. It was a very fun project that allowed much creative [...]

By |August 25th, 2011|Categories: Blog|0 Comments