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Log Homes – From Russia With Love

You may be aware that I manage a LinkedIn Group, the Log Home Network and we have more than 300 members. One of the newest members is a fellow named Oleg Alpatkin who works for a Russian company whose name I can neither read nor pronounce. Thanks to the Google Translate option, the page heading […]

Exploring Handcrafted Log and Timber Homes

In the world of log and timber homes, manufactured log homes are the most common. But also among wood homes is the whole realm of the handcrafts. […]

Log Home Maintenance – Log Steps

In my previous post, Log Home DIY Maintenance, I told you about our log steps that needed to be replaced. I filmed the removal and installation of our new log steps. Click on any photo to view the video of the installation process.

Much care was taken in removing the old staircase […]

The Log Home Journey… (part 2)

As Paul Harvey says, “this is the rest of the story”. .. the second post of a two-part article written by Mike and Sue Lemmon of Cowboy Log Builders LLC. In the event you missed it, read Part I of The Log Home Journey.

OK, you’ve done your job site research. Now […]

Timber Frame – Handcrafting

Part of the appeal of handcrafted log and timber frame homes is the visible results of the handcrafters art. Dovetail joints and mortise and tenon joinery performed on heavy timbers is a beautiful thing to behold. As one who enjoys guiding a chisel through wood, I love watching a professional in action.

Readers of […]

Caribou Creek Log Homes

Rick Friesen of Caribou Creek Log Homes is my guest and he has provided us with some very interesting comments and outstanding information about log homes, industry changes, the buying process and don’t miss his check list and advice for new buyers near the end of this excellent interview. […]