Jul 072017
 
A Modern Home's Remodel Adds Historic Character

We recently received these photos of a home remodel in Kentucky – a project that expertly combined modern with historic using our Hand Hewn Cedar Beams in Cocoa. The Bluegrass State of Kentucky is one of the most character-rich and historic in the Union, and the city of Paducah is a prime example of KY’s heritage Read More…

Jun 302017
 
Home Design Trends: Faux Materials Are IN

Madison Magazine – Wisconsin’s biggest local magazine – has announced that ‘faux’ is fabulous this season. “Every year brings new decorating trends,” declared Madison Magazine this week – and faux wood is definitely on their radar for 2017. “Homeowners and designers increasingly use faux materials to replace wood. Not only are this alternative more budget-friendly, Read More…

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…