Santa Cruz Timberframes


Recent Projects

A photo gallery showing several of the projects we've worked on.

Tradition. Craftsmanship. Sustainability.

We create unique houses using centuries-old Western and Japanese carpentry techniques from sustainable, locally-sourced materials.


Defining client's needs

Every project starts with the client's requirements and expectations. Understanding those "from the inside" is a key part of the process.

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Raising the Roof

Construction of a timber frame house is an artisanal process.

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Raising the Roof — Swanton Barn, 2013

What Makes Us Special?

Unique Homes, Uniquely Constructed

Building a custom home, one suited specifically to your needs, is a big project, and a big commitment. We take our part very seriously.

  • Traditional techniques
  • Attention to detail
  • 30 years of experience
  • Trained in Japan by master carpenters
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Locally sourced materials
  • Treading lightly on the earth
  • Built to last
  • Earthquake-resistant
  • Artisanal quality

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