Jun 092017
 
What is a Coffered Ceiling?

Faux wood beams are a great way to design a stylish coffered ceiling – but what is a coffered ceiling? Explore a stately home in England and you’ll see what “coffered” looks like. In Georgian and Victorian homes, you’ll distinctive grid-shaped ceilings that are usually crafted out of fine timber beams and wood. It’s a really Read More…

Jun 022017
 
In Faux Wood We Truss: Exposed Trusses in a New Home

FauxWoodBeams.com customer Brian us these before and after pictures of his new home’s great room, including the exposed trusses he built using Custom Rough Hewn beams. We’re often getting pictures sent in by professional contractors, and gifted amateurs – but Brian Casey from Illinois is a step beyond even that. His truss project is fantastic – Read More…

May 102017
 
A Gabled Ceiling Makeover Done Fast with Quick Ship Beams

A gabled ceiling makeover done with Quick Ship Rough Hewn beams shows how much you can do in a short space of time. Nobody likes to be kept waiting – which is why we developed our line of Quick Ship Beams. These are some of our most popular styles of beams, prepared so that they Read More…

May 052017
 
A Mansion's Stunning Tuscan Interior Design

Darlene Bartoletta, from Tampa, Florida, shared pictures of her family’s new ‘forever home’ with a Tuscan interior design that’s simply stunning. Darlene knows a thing or two about home building – after all, that’s been her husband’s business for over 30 years! Which is why, when they decided upon retirement to move into this house, she had Read More…

Apr 282017
 
Worry-Free Cabana Design

Going ‘faux’ added the functionality needed to make this cabana design look great and worry-free. When FauxWoodBeams.com customer Patrick O’Neill decided to build a cabana off the side of his family home, he had one concern; he wanted the character and richness of using real timber, but he was concerned about it warping from exposure to the Read More…