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Modern in Pennsylvania

Kintnersville, PA

Designing a home for your parents? Chuck was up for the task and created this modern, clean-lined timber frame for his folks. The streamlined form of this two-level home is highlighted with a modest mixture of exterior materials. White oak timbers with their warm texture and tones–that will grow warmer and softer as the wood ages–were the choice for this frame. Desiring a natural look and feel, the timbers were left unfinished. A few of the long lines of the frame were created with 12"x12"x26' timbers, no small find when it comes to oak. A hard wood in the truest sense, oak challenges blades, bits, and muscles, but remains beloved by many.