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20 Tips for the Perfect Floor Plan
The vision of your log home finally takes shape in the design phase.
Log Home Sacrifices
The Sacrifices of Building a Log Home
The log home journey isn’t a sprint; it’s a marathon. And as Sean Murphy and his family discovered in the sacrifices of buildin...
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Choosing Logs
Deciding on a log package - One of the key moments in purchasing a log home. How do you know that you are making the right choice?
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QUIZ: What's Your Dream Custom Home?
Figure out what kind of custom home you should build.
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Win a Woodsmith Plan from Woodsmith Magazine
In honor of National Log Homes Month, Woodsmith Magazine is giving you the chance to win a free Woodsmith Plan of your choice.
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Designing an Open, Spacious Floor Plan
This couple shared a childhood dream of living in a log home. When it came time to design their floor plan, they focused on one...
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Making a Luxury Log Home on a Budget
If the phrase “champagne taste on a beer budget” means something to you, take heart. We’ve got a few tricks that will quench yo...
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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Moving to a Log Cabin
The Cabin Diary blogger, Megan Schetzsle, breaks down what it's really like to downsize into a log cabin.
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Get Inspired With These Four Stunning Log Home Kitchens
Warning: these creative spaces will have you planning a kitchen renovation instantly.
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Reader Spotlight Connecticut
Reader Spotlight: A Connecticut Log Home Just Minutes From the City
This family hit the jackpot with a hidden gem that's just a quick drive from civilization.
Garden Pests: Cabbage With Pest Damage
Natural Strategies for Dealing with Garden Pests
Try these non-toxic methods to stop nature’s critters from enjoying your garden before you can. From slugs to deer, here are so...
Remote, Mountain Building Site
What You Need to Know About Remote Building Sites
Choosing a remote building site has its host of rewards, but it also poses some challenges. If getting away from it all is what...
Building on a Sloped Site
Sloped Sites Vs. Flat Lots: Which Is Right For You?
Are you looking for a Rocky Mountain high or a little house on the prairie? Steep pitches and flatlands are the two ends of the...
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The Lowdown on Hybrids
This free articles explains exactly what a log or timber hybrid is.
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A Montana Home With All the Perks of Mountain Living
The benefits of mountain living are on full display in this charming Montana cabin.
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The Major Threats to a Log Home’s Wood
Log homes can take a beating over time. Here are five threats to any log cabin, and how WOODguard® can help you keep your exter...
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A Pennsylvania Log Home on the River
For a Pennsylvania couple with a passion for boating, this new log home on a one-acre slice of land on the Allegheny River is t...
Woodsmith Craft Box
Build This Clever Storage Box
More storage is always handy, so here’s a stylish way to sort crafts, tackle and clutter.