The Face of Post and Beam

Post and beam is a building term both familiar and mysterious. Some hear the phrase and think of a rustic, mountain-lodge style, while others think industrial, such as turn of the 19th Century mill buildings. Still others may think of a barn. It turns out all of these thoughts are correct, and then some. This…

Post and Beam Living’s Top 5 Posts

Having written this blog for over two years now, I’m pleased to share with you the five posts which have become top favorites of readers by receiving the most views since the beginning of this blog. They appear here in the same order as they do on Post and Beam Living’s Stats page. Once I’ve listed the top five posts,…

The Carriage House Lifestyle

As I’m now well into my third year of living in a post and beam carriage house, I’ve discovered there really is something  to the notion of a certain “lifestyle” when living in a building such as this. The idea of creating a smaller footprint and scaling back, while still surrounding yourself with the things you love,…