Photo Finish: Timber Frame Hybrid in Durango

I wanted to share some of the finish work for the timber frame hybrid home that was featured in this year’s Durango Parade of Homes. Black Canyon Builders and the homeowners worked with local artisans for just about every element. Please give me a call if you’d like...
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Thank You, Durango

Thank you to everyone who came out for the 2012 Parade of Homes. Early numbers indicate that we had over 600 people participate. It was a gorgeous weekend, weather-wise, which makes the great turnout even more impressive. More appreciation: Thanks go the homeowners of the Black...
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Tonight (10/5/12): Parade of Homes Cocktail Party

Just wanted to send out a last minute invite to the Black Canyon Builders’ party, as part of the 2012 Durango Parade of Homes. We’ll be at 129 Alamo Drive, our featured  home in this year’s Parade. Please stop by any time between 5 – 9 pm for a glass of...
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Breaking Ground: Black Canyon Builders Takes Lead on Formworks Home in Durango

Black Canyon Builders earlier this summer broke ground on what’s sure to be one of the more unique homes in-town Durango. The property, located on West 3rd Avenue, is a narrow plot that backs against the Crestview hill. With the shelter of the hill as a backdrop and the limited...
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Invitation to Parade of Homes This Weekend

I would like to personally invite you to the Durango Parade of Homes this weekend, October 5-7, 2012. Black Canyon Builders is honored to be showing the home at 129 Alamo Drive. If you’ve haven’t been following this blog, the home is a unique remodel, with ...
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Black Canyon Builders Heading to Denver Log and Home Show

Black Canyon Builders will be exhibiting with Woodhouse Timber Frame Co. at the Denver Log and Timber Show, on September 28-30, 2012, at the Denver Merchandise Mart. I (Jared Ogden) will be there to answer questions, represent Southwestern Colorado and be on the lookout for new...
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Weekly Inspiration: Contemporary Lines From Traditional Timber Frame

This moment of inspiration is provided by a home that beautifully employs timber frame construction to produce a contemporary aesthetic. As I often say, one of the top benefits of timber framing is the near total versatility of design options. The contemporary look isn’t...
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Save the Date: Black Canyon Builders in 2012 Parade of Homes

Black Canyon Builders is proud to announce that the timber frame remodel/hybrid home on Alamo Drive, in Durango, has been selected for the 2012 Parade of Homes. This is the second consecutive year we’ve had a home accepted into the event. This year’s Parade will be...
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Tentatively Good News for Economy: Single Family Home Starts

I admit I’m an optimist when it comes to our local economy. As a business owner, I have to balance that optimism with practicality. There’s also a self-imposed responsibility to contribute to the fiscal strength of our region. Over halfway through 2012, I’m...
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USA Pro Cycling Challenge Begins in Durango Next Week

I’m deviating from building this week to celebrate our hometown. Durango is stoked for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, which kicks off in our humble town on Monday, August 20. Durango has a storied and long-standing cycling culture. From hosting the first ever World Mountain...
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