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,...
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’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...
Tamlin’s Panorama: Another Georgie® Nominee!

Tamlin’s Panorama: Another Georgie® Nominee!

We are excited and honoured that this home, The Panorama, is a finalist for the prestigious Georgie Awards. We will find out if this project is a winner at the Georgie’s 25th Anniversary Gala.   “A winning project in the Georgie Awards is the top prize for builders...
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 –...

Vancouver Home & Design Show Starts This Week!

Vancouver Home & Design Show is October 22 – 25th 2015 This year we are in booth 1534. Please come and see us and chat about your new home or cottage plans. We have numerous photos of projects we have built and designed. 2015 has been a very busy year for...

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...

Black Creek Custom Timber Frame

Tamlin Homes has custom designed a fabulous hybrid timber frame for a project on Vancouver Island, close to Black Creek BC. This home features stunning exposed douglas fir timbers in the great room area of the house. We test fit the timber in our timber manufacturing...

Custom Timber Frame Test Fit

Our client, from Alberta, has enlisted Tamlin to design and build his stunning hybrid timber frame home on Vancouver Island. And a huge part of our manufacturing of timber frame homes and structures is the test fitting process we do here at our facility. Piece by...

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...

Cold Lake Cedar Log Home Project Update!

In only two weeks our supervision crew and two local carpenters have completed all of the precut milled log installation and continued on to the loft floor and roof framing stages. The western red cedar milled logs look and smell spectacular! The owners are extremely...

Tamlin Homes Is On Houzz!

Tamlin Homes is on Houzz – check us out! We are continually updating our projects and showcasing them as they are completed on Houzz. ‘Houzz at a Glance… Houzz is the leading online platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with...