Are you considering building a timber frame, post and beam, or log home in the Blue Ridge Mountains? Do you have questions about the design process or want to learn more about achieving your goals for your new home? Timber Ridge Craftsmen, here to answer your questions. We build beautiful custom homes in the Smith Mountain Lake, VA area, including Franklin, Bedford, and Roanoke Counties.


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July 13, 2015

The National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) shared in a webinar format last week the results of its recent ...

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April 11, 2014

Timber Ridge Craftsmen, Inc. is proud to have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNet), the parent of the HERS Energy Rating System, to demonstrate its commitment to building energy-...

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October 26, 2013

With the turn of the seasons to Autumn, possibly the most beautiful time of the year in these ancient Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, we note a shift in consciousness now to progress and action.  Where for several years home building at Smith...

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August 19, 2013

Free Workshop, and Everyone is Invited

(Registration Required - by 12noon Friday 30 August)

The world of home building is changing.

What we have been calling "High Performance"...

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July 21, 2013

Virginia Tech Department of Building Construction has partnered with NetPlus Energy to offer Fundamentals of High Performance Housing  August 20-23, 2013 at Bishop Favrao Hall Blacksburg Main Campus.  To view the curriculum go to ...

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June 29, 2013

Being active in "green" high-performance building design, construction, and education, we are most frequently asked to provide a definition of what "green" is.

Being easier to define...

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May 26, 2013

You are serious about investing the time, money, and effort to build a new low-energy, high-comfort, high-performance home for yourself, or building for your business. Yet the closer you look, you are amazed to find that those you turn to for...

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May 25, 2013

We were invited to present at this year's AIA Blue Ridge Sustainability Conference, held in Roanoke Virginia. The focus of our presentation to 40+ design and construction professionals was establishing a proper framework, a logical and systematic...

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May 10, 2013

Recently listed the ten best and ten worst states in the country for retirement.  Virginia easily ranked in the top ten BEST nationally.  The article starts by stating:

"Virginia isn't just for lovers.  It's for seniors looking...

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April 30, 2013

Join us May 14, 2013

Building Your Dream Home

Date:   Tues, 14 May...

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