Fall Trade Show Season Is Here!

Fall Trade Show Season Is Here!

Trade Show with Tamlin It’s that time of year again!  Always a good time and lots of fun for our staff and clients, are the trade shows we participate in throughout the year.  Every trade show gives us the opportunity to network with our colleagues in the...
Remote Ranger Cabin

Remote Ranger Cabin

The rugged coastal wilderness at the northern tip of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada is home to Cape Scott Provincial Park. Established in 1973, the park has about 30 kilometers of remote beaches. A 6 hour hike from the trailhead brings you to Nels Bight,...
Gleneagles Golf Course

Gleneagles Golf Course

  Open since 1927, Gleneagles golf course is greater Vancouver’s fifth oldest continuously operated public golf course. In 2008/2009 the District of West Vancouver undertook a major restoration and addition to the Gleneagles buildings. Tamlin was honoured to be chosen...
John Lawson Park Picnic Shelter

John Lawson Park Picnic Shelter

John Lawson Park on the beach in West Vancouver is a huge part of the history and heritage of the area. In 1872, Navy Jack Thomas, West Vancouver’s first non-native resident, built his home there and in 1905, John Lawson, the “father” of West Vancouver, settled in the...
Tamlin Timber Frame Shipment to “TUK”

Tamlin Timber Frame Shipment to “TUK”

Where is Tuktoyaktuk? Tamlin Homes recently shipped two custom Douglas fir timber frame picnic shelters to the North West Territories. If you are not familiar with this hamlet, Tuktoyaktuk is a small settlement with a population of about 1,000 and is the only...
Custom West Coast Contemporary, Whistler, BC, Canada

Custom West Coast Contemporary, Whistler, BC, Canada

Flexible Design This 4,000 square foot, three story home was custom designed in 2016-2017 for a young professional couple in Whistler, British Columbia. They wanted the flexibility to live in the home and expand their space as their family needs grew. At the same time...
Factory Production of Timber Frame

Factory Production of Timber Frame

Export Timber House Packages from Canada to the USA The quality of Tamlin’s timber frame structures, which are part of our “export house packages”, is one of the reasons why Tamlin is considered one of the leaders in the industry.  Tamlin has its own factory where we...
Tamlin’s First Green Roof

Tamlin’s First Green Roof

What is a green roof? About a year ago our clients came to us with an idea for a small cabin package on their property on one of BC’s Gulf Islands. They loved our contemporary rancher with its expanse of windows and modern contemporary timber frame feel but wanted...
Finding & Choosing the Right Builder

Finding & Choosing the Right Builder

Building a New Home is One of the Biggest Investments in a Lifetime Having the Right Builder can make all the Difference! Here are some helpful hints when considering the contractor of choice: 1) Check current building projects in the area and throughout your area –...

Planning a Build for Next Year?

Let Tamlin Help! If you want to build your new cottage or getaway retreat for next year now is the time to plan! If you own land that is in an area that gets a lot of snow, you should take photos now before the snow arrives. We can use your site plan or survey for...

Burnaby Custom Timber Frame Project Update

Tamlin Homes custom timber frame project in North Burnaby is reaching completion and the owners cannot wait to move into this spacious, modern home that has spared no detail. The owners are awaiting delivery of their appliances and furniture, soon the final finishing...

Bridge Lake is Almost Complete

This home has been a pleasure to build. Our home owners have been amazing, as have all of our sub trades. Some of whom have been away from their families constructing someone else’s dream home for months at a time! Great job team! During the next few weeks, the...

Bridge Lake is at Finishing Stage!

This fantastic custom hybrid timber frame is nothing short of spectacular! It features over sized timber trusses, fabulous views of Bridge Lake, a quiet and secluded setting, with lots of natural stone on the exterior and interior. It also has an amazing...