CONTEST POINT, IDAHO

From conception to completion, we designed and built this home, utilizing an eclectic mix of naturally curved timbers, shou sugi ban finishes, and hand-forged, custom hardware from the preeminent blacksmith, Jake James. This guest home stands upon a prominent mountain lookout with commanding views of Lake Pend Oreille and local eagle nests.

Contest Point, Idaho

From conception to completion, we designed and built this home, utilizing an eclectic mix of naturally curved timbers, shou sugi ban finishes, and hand-forged, custom hardware from the preeminent blacksmith, Jake James. This guest home stands upon a prominent mountain lookout with commanding views of Lake Pend Oreille and local eagle nests.

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Ketchum, Idaho

We designed and build the timber frame for this family home in Ketchum, Idaho which I based around my long held love for historic barns. 

House of Good Cheer

A craftsman's take on the half-dovetail cabin, using delicate crooked wood and fragrant, hand-planed Port Orford cedar. Collin Beggs designed, built, and oversaw this home as a general contractor. 

Praise from landscaper Nate Lynch →

 
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Spokane, Washington

A selectively eco-friendly Timber Frame designed and built by Collin Beggs, with an English-style roof system and a variety of heavy timber details. 

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Hidden Valley, Idaho

A highly insulated, eco-friendly Douglas fir building with Welsh medieval cruck entry, which Collin Beggs designed, built and oversaw to the last detail as a general contractor. 

 
Oregon

Oregon Cruck Barn

One of the largest pure Timber Frames in Western North America, a 7,000-square-foot aisled cruck barn in Western style designed and built by Collin Beggs. A large community helped in the raising.

Praise from expert Jack Sobon →

 
 
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Victor, Idaho

A mix of rough sawn and veneer hewn Douglas fir, just over the pass from Jackson Hole. Designed and built by Collin Beggs, and featuring a King Post truss with an integrated cupola.

 
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Small Timber Frames

A variety of smaller projects: a garden gate, decorative industrial support, an exhibit booth, entryways, signposts, an extended covered porch area, and so on.

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Historical Restoration

Re-construction of Joseph Smith's family cabin in Palmyra, New York. A project designed by historians and New York State Barn Company, which Collin Beggs worked on as a restoration carpenter.

 

Sandpoint, Idaho

A small and cozy Timber Frame home of about 1200 square feet, designed by Collin Beggs and built alongside owner/builder, Thomas Jenkins and a few of Jenkins' students.

 

Cross Gable Pavilion

A structurally complex outdoor three-season seating area with a fireplace. Due to tight access between other buildings, Collin Beggs designed it so the Western Red Cedar roof could be lifted into place.

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Schweitzer Mountain

High atop Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort, a structural post and beam house using reclaimed wood and reinforced with decorative metal. Designed by Boden Mountain Architecture.

 
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Sagle, Idaho

Made of heavy, hand-hewn oak, this nineteenth-century-style barn and attached living area was designed with Krister Allen, built by Collin Beggs.

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Stonington, Maine

The first Timber Frame Collin Beggs designed and built, a simple structure featuring a double ridge beam inspired by Quebec Timber Framing. He used only traditional handtools. 

 
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Pack River, Idaho

This Collin Beggs design/build was inspired by European mountain chalets. The site sits in a flood plain, so the main living area was engineered accordingly.

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