Best Timber Frame Builders in BC

Looking at building timber home and want to know who the best timber frame builders in B.C. are?

Timber Frame builders in BC are some of the best builders in the world. If you are in the market for building a custom timber frame home chances are you will be looking for a builder in BC.

It’s important that you do your research and find a company that can provide you the customer service and expertise that you need to build your home. While we build beautiful custom timber frame homes we understand that you may want to explore other options, styles and price points before you make your final decision.

Many people that we talk to ask us to refer to some other companies that we might recommend so they can do a bit of research themselves. So here is our list of the best timber frame companies in B.C.

British Columbia Timberframe Co:
Focused on energy-efficient homes, British Columbia Timberframe Co. provides custom timber frame home packages, wall, and roof enclosed systems. They also provide specialized timber work if you’re looking for a custom timber mantel, deck or truss. They have been building custom timber frame home packages and prefabricated building panels since 2000. An interesting fact, the company founder built the first qualified ENERGY STAR home in the Sea to Sky corridor. They received the 2014 Readers’ Choice Award from Timber Home Living Magazine.

Canadian Timber Frames Limited:
Since 1999 Canadian Timber Frames Limited has been servicing Canada and the United States with timber frame products from frames to walls and roof systems; ceilings and wall finishes, trim and exterior siding. They are located in Golden B.C. and build primarily Interior Douglas Fir, which is found in the area.

Daizen Joinery
Originally located on Vancouver Island, Daizen Joinery now resides in the Kamloops area. Recognized in Japan for their craftsmanship, joinery and woodworking Daizen has over 20 years of experience. Daizen Joinery has maintained memberships with national and international organizations including the Timber Framers Guild, BC Log and Timber Building Industry, BC Wood and the International Log Builders’ Association.

Kettle River

Kettle River Timberworks has been recognized by Houzz for best design and service for a number of years. Located in Burnaby and manufacturing in Squamish B.C. specializes in the design, fabrication and installation of stunning architectural Timberwork, Post & Beam, and Timber frames throughout B.C. and the Pacific Northwest. They are also proud members of many associations including the International Log Builders Association, BC Log and Timber Building Industries, BC Wood and Timber Frame Guild.

International Timberframes
Founded in 2003 by the Swiss Master Timberframer, Sigi Liebmann, after coming to Canada in 1999, International Timberframes helped establish the log and timber industry in Golden B.C. Internatinoal Timberframes hand-cut timbers in the traditional way alongside using state of the art design technology – making for a combination of traditional skills and mastery with a modern style and approach. Their projects consist of full timber-frame packages for homes, decorative beams and brackets, stairs, mantelpieces, decks, gazebos and a range of specialty furniture items.

Okanagan Log & Timber Frame:
OK, Timber Frame is a full-service timber frame company located in Salmon Arm B.C. In addition to building traditional timber frame homes, they also build hybrid homes, mixing other design elements from other timber home styles.

OT Timber Frames:
Located in 150 Mile House OT Timber Frames is a custom handcrafted timber frame manufacturer and fabricator of sustainable timber frame solutions. Their signature product is custom timber frame structures ranging from cozy cabins to commercial buildings.

Purcell Timber Frame Homes:
Situated in the beautiful Kootenay mountains of Nelson B.C., Purcell Timber Frame Homes specializes in luxury timber frame homes. They focus on building natural, healthy and sustainable homes.

Tamlin Timber Frame Homes:
Located in Langley British Columbia, Tamlin Homes has been around since 1977. They specialize in custom timber frame homes with a west coast feel, providing as much timber features as you would like.Timber frame truss

Whiskey Creek Timber Framing:
Specializing in timber frame homes, cottages and cabins, Whiskey Creek Timber Framing and been building since 1980. Located on Vancouver Island makes them a bit more difficult to get to as you have the ferry or an added plane ticket to incorporate.

Zirnhelt Timber Frames:
Using traditional Swiss and German styles for their Timber Frame designs Zirnhelt Timber Frames not only builds the timber frame shell but offers complete construction services.

In addition to these timber frame companies in BC, there are many other companies. Some specializing in Timber frames and others incorporating other log and timber work into their homes as well.

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As always, if you have any questions regarding timber frame or log homes, feel free to email us at info@artisanlog.com and we would be happy to help.