Timber Frame Self Build Portal

Firstly, on this page we outline the process from finding your plot till the day you start digging foundations in five simple steps. For each step we offer expert advice.

If this whets your appetite and you’d like more information we can send you our Solo Timber Frame Wonder Tool which is a suite of Excel files and Word documents that will assist you on your Self Build journey.


Solo Timber Frame’s five steps to Self Building your own Timber Frame Home

Find land

Finding land is often the most challenging aspect of any Self Build so we’ve compiled a list of hints and tips that you may find useful.


Finish design

When it comes to designing and planning your new house you have a number of options.


Obtain planning

Part of Self Building a new house is the inevitable paperwork. Here we give a simple breakdown of some of the key processes involved.


Selecting trades

With the planning paperwork out of the way you can now think about the build itself.


Start building

This is a quick overview of what you should be providing and ways to prevent problems.


Solo Timber Frame Wonder Tool – Your free Self Build helper

Our Wonder Tool is a completely free suite of planning and budgeting tools. Within it you’ll find all the resources you need to help you plan and Self Build your dream home.