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Timber Frame Packages

What's in a Timber Frame package?
Log bedroom with loft

Why choose a timber frame commercial or home project?

Magnolia Log & Timber Homes through its manufacturer Honest Abe Log Homes offers Timber Frame design, manufacturing and construction. A Timber Frame home allows for exposed timbers on the interior and the choice of conventional siding, brick, stone or logs on the exterior. 

For those with a desire for the richness of wood components, our Timber Frames have become a popular choice whether they are located in a busy metropolitan setting, a peaceful suburb, overlooking mountains or water or on a rolling country landscape.

Ask Tawana and Russell about Timber Frame/Log Hybrids or traditional stick built homes with Timber Frame architectural details or a heavy timber roof system!

Honest Abe uses timeless construction methods to create a framework of 8”x 8” Douglas fir vertical posts and horizontal beams. This “superstructure” is left exposed on the interior, while insulated wall panels sheath the exterior.

Our Timber Frame System offers old-world country charm with superb flexibility to add color or decorative style to the interior. The attention to detail can be recognized through the quality of the craftsmanship developed in Honest Abe’s 40 years of manufacturing wood homes and commercial buildings. 

Any design or concept for a plan can become a Timber Frame home or commercial structure. Honest Abe’s in-house design team will expertly interpret your ideas into a timber frame plan, or you can bring your own plans or select one of ours. Then we’ll manufacture your custom package. You’ll have the flexibility of combining brick, stone, plaster, drywall, siding and distinctive architectural components to create the finished structure you’ve imagined.

Magnolia Log & Timber Frame Package Contents



Subfloor System

1. Foundation – (By Owner)
2. Treated Sill with Termite Shield & Sill Seal
3. Joist, 2″x10″ @ 16″O/C
4. Double Header
5. Subfloor Girder
6. Subfloor Decking, ¾” Advantech
7. Subfloor Adhesive

Timber Frame Wall System

8. Timber Frame Posts, 8”x8”, Plates, 8”x8”, and Angle Braces, Fasteners, Door/Window R.O Frames
9. Wall Panels – 7/16″ OSB, Insulation, Sheet Rock
10. Cedar Lap Siding, Cedar Board and Batten or Log Siding
11. House Wrap
12. Exterior Finish

Second Floor System

13. Support Posts, 8”x8”
14. Ceiling Beam Girder, 8”x12”
15. Ceiling Beams, 4”x8”
16. Header
17. Tongue & Groove Decking, 2″x6″


Gable End & Dormer System

18. Gable End Timber Frame Posts, Plates and Angle Braces
19. Gable End Wall Panels
20. Shed Dormer Timber Frame Posts, Plates, Angle Braces
21. Shed Dormer Panels
22. Gable Dormer Framing, 2″x4″
23. Gable Dormer Sheathing, 7/16″ OSB
24. House Wrap – Gable Ends and Dormers
25. Exterior Siding – Gable Ends and Dormers


Porch and Deck System

  1. Porch/Deck Piers – (By Owner)

  2. Porch/Deck Framing, 2”x8” treated

  3. Decking – 5/4”, treated

  4. Porch Post/Plate/Angle Braces, 6″x6″

  5. Porch Rafters, 4″x6″

  6. Porch Rafter Decking, 2″x6″ T&G

  7. Porch Rails, 2”x4”, and Spindles, 2”x2”


Window and Door Units

  1. Insulated, Double Hung, Tilt-Sash Wood Windows

  2. Insulated, Wood Grained, Fiberglass Doors

  3. Exterior Cedar Trim, 1”x5”

  4. Interior Pine Trim, 1”x5”

  5. Screens

  6. Fixed Glass Units

Interior System

  1. Partition Framing

  2. Stair Stringers, 2″x12″

  3. Stair Treads, 2″x10″

  4. Interior Doors

  5. Pine Baseboard/Ceiling/Interior Door Trim, 1″x5″


Optional Items

(not included in standard Honest Abe Log Homes Timber Frame package contents)

  1. Tongue & Groove for interior walls, 1″x6″

  2. Clad Windows

  3. Engineered I-Joist or Floor Truss

  4. Heavy-Timber Stair Package

Browse these galleries for selected timber frame projects manufactured by Honest Abe Log Homes that illustrate what Magnolia has to offer.

Langer Home

Dubose Home

Epps/Head Home