How to Build an Oak Frame Home: A Step-by-step Guide

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Many self builders want to know how to build an oak frame home — and for good reason. 

Oak frame properties are beautiful and full of character, and as a construction method, oak frame is quick to go up and, providing it is supplied through a reputable company, a reliable way to build a house. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.