FROM FAIRYTALE TO FAMILY TREASURE

THE HOME WAS DESIGNED TO FEEL LIKE AN OLD STONE COTTAGE, WITH GRANITE-CLAD WALLS AND RECLAIMED WOOD STRETCHING ACROSS THE CEILING Once upon a time, on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, just beyond Lake Tahoe’s shores, there was a tiny cottage in the woods. A survey crew laying the groundwork for what would… Read more »

A WARMING TREND

A STAND-ALONE BARREL SAUNA IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS, ©ISTOCK.COM/KENZO855 A WARMING TREND in Mountain Home Awards 2022, Mountain Homes | Written by Adam Jensen INTEREST IN SAUNAS IS ON THE RISE AS HOMEOWNERS SEEK THE RELAXING BENEFITS OF HEAT IN THE PRIVACY OF THEIR HOUSE Imagine walking from your back door, stepping through a layer… Read more »

A FARMHOUSE FIT FOR A FAMILY

THE HOME’S EXTERIOR FEATURES A FARMHOUSE AESTHETIC, WITH GABLED ROOFS AND NATURE-AGED TRESTLEWOOD SIDING A FARMHOUSE FIT FOR A FAMILY in Mountain Home Awards 2022, Mountain Homes | Written by TQ Staff and Photography by Vance Fox As prodigious builders of custom homes in the Tahoe area, the team at Mark Tanner Construction often assigns… Read more »

DRAWN TO LIFE

THE HOME IS SLEEK AND MODERN IN APPEARANCE, WITH A SPECIFIC LOOK AND FEEL THAT OWNER KATRINA JACKMAN WORKED CLOSELY WITH THE PROJECT TEAM TO ACHIEVE DRAWN TO LIFE in Mountain Home Awards 2022, Mountain Homes | Written by Ryan Miller and Photography by Vance Fox ARTIST KATRINA JACKMAN PUT HERSELF INTO EVERY TILE, PANEL… Read more »

FORGING INTO THE FUTURE

Beads of sweat emerge on my forehead as I maneuver around a 2,200-degree forge, careful not to step between glowing steel and hardened blacksmiths working in perfect unison. Torches hiss and sparks fly as piercing clanks of metal reverberate between walls lined with racks of hammers and tongs. The busy scene is reminiscent of something… Read more »

Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe

Mark Tanner Construction was more than happy to donate to the Tennies and Tails fundraiser that was held over the Labor Day Weekend in 2012.  In addition to our donation, our very own Rob Kylberg donated his artistic skills in creating the event logo Proceeds from the inaugural Fun Run/Walk will be put toward the… Read more »

Tennies and Tails Humane Society Fundraiser

Animal enthusiasts and their dogs of all shapes and sizes are encouraged to take part in the inaugural Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe’s (HSTT) Tennies & Tails event happening on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 9 a.m. at the Truckee River Regional Park. Participants and their dogs will park (for free) and register at the Regional Park… Read more »

The Oldest Bell in Truckee

Mark Tanner Construction’s team generously donated time in preserving a piece of Truckee’s history in moving the church bell from the Assumption Catholic Church. We contacted the Church requesting information on the history of the bell and Katie was pleased to submit the following: History of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church The first… Read more »