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Stiletto Television Log Home Series on Nat Geo TV

I received a telephone call this afternoon from a delightful young lady named Rebecca, who is the Casting Assistant for STILETTO Television. They are looking for people who have land and are getting ready to build a log home. She sent me the following info and I promised to pass it along. Enjoy!

Calling anyone […]

Your Log Home Floor Plan

What’s your (floor) plan?

People who build log homes tend to fall into one of two camps. There are those who have designed their own floor plans or hired an architect to design their home based on drawings, photos and the interpretation of the dreams of their customer. Once the plans are perfected, the search […]

Log Splitters for Firewood

How do you split your firewood?

Readers of this blog might recall that we heat our log home with a wood stove. Over the years we’ve published numerous posts talking about all things related to using firewood to heat a home. A couple examples include:

Indoor firewood rack The ‘Art’ of stacking firewood

Heat from […]

Rustic Architecture - the Digital Magazine

Did you hear about the new digital magazine for log home and timber frame lovers?

PrecisionCraft just released a digital publication titled, “Rustic Architecture“.

It combines informative articles and incredible photos with mountain lifestyle topics, videos, floor plans, and more. You can purchase a single issue or subscribe to every quarterly issue and get it […]

Summertime Log Home Projects

When cutting tenons and especially shoulder tenons, having the right tool can save hours of work and the finished product looks so much better. […]

Solar Powered Pumping System

Are you in the process of building a log home?

Most of us choose a rural location for our log homes and that means electrical power can sometimes not be as reliable as it is in the more populated areas. As a result, you may be looking for an alternative solution or a back-up system. […]

Masonry Heaters, Cookstoves, Wood Fired Ovens and Outdoor Kitchens

The great outdoors & comfy indoors!

We spend a lot of time talking about log homes, wood, corner styles, building challenges and virtually everything associated with the process of building a log home or log cabin. I will admit that we don’t talk enough about other things that can make our home unique or more […]

American Log and Lumber Interview

Today we have a great interview with John Harper, the owner of American Log & Lumber based in Arkansas. John has a great perspective on the business and decades of experience in the commercial and residential sectors of the log home industry.

Tell us about American Log and Lumber; what products and services do you […]

To Build or Not To Build...

That is the Question!

As many of you know, I am a woodworker; not by profession, but by love of the craft – it’s my hobby. It is something I enjoy immensely, but I never seem to have enough time to do as much as I would like to do. This is a problem for […]

Cabin Life?

What is “Cabin Life”?

People in every phase of buying, building and living in a log home or cabin visit this blog. We talk to those trying to find the perfect log home floor plan or get quotes from builders and manufacturers, and many who have all that behind them and just want to get […]