Log Home News: Bass Pro Shops Team with Barna 9/27/2007

New line of cabins for outdoor enthusiasts announced at Spring Fishing Classic.

Log Home News: Bass Pro Shops Team with Barna Log Homes
New Line of Cabins for Outdoor Enthusiasts Announced at Spring Fishing Classic

Oneida, TN: Weekend adventurers visiting the nation's Bass Pro Shops will now have an easy and cost-effective option for active outdoor living through a partnership Bass Pro Shops recently announced with a Tennessee-based supplier of custom log homes.

Bass Pro Shops, a leading retailer of outdoor gear and accessories, has partnered with Barna Log Homes to offer an official line of RedHead® log cabins. The addition of log cabins to Bass Pro Shops' RedHead brand will expand the offerings available to outdoor enthusiasts who have depended on the line of protective clothing, rugged footwear, gear and accessories for more than 150 years.

The RedHead Log Cabin was introduced during Bass Pro Shops' Spring Fishing Classic, held March 24 through April 1 in Orlando. With boating and camping themes, the 9-day sales event featured tent and camping displays, free fishing tips and lure demos from professional anglers.

"This is a wonderful and exciting opportunity for Barna to partner with a national icon like Bass Pro Shops," said Darlene Branim, CEO and owner of Barna Log Homes. "Our products complement one another and appeal to the same outdoor customer base. We feel the RedHead Log Cabin will be a huge success for both Barna and Bass Pro Shops."

According to the Log Homes Council, log homes represent one of the building industry's fastest growing segments with more than 25,000 homes built each year. One of the nation's largest log home manufacturers, Barna Log Homes has designed the RedHead cabin for weekend adventurers seeking a cost-effective retreat for outdoor activities such as hunting, hiking, fishing, backpacking, wildlife-viewing and boating. Available in seven models, the cabins range in size from a 173 square-foot weekend getaway to a 1,309 square-foot family vacation destination.

Built with premium-graded, kiln-dried yellow and white pine log systems, each model comes with a distinctive red metal roof to reflect the RedHead brand. Custom add-on features include a lean-to roof, deck systems and deck railings. A comprehensive assembly guide and a detailed construction DVD offer step-by-step instructions for cabin assembly and finishing.

RedHead Log Cabins will be featured in Bass Pro Shops' fall catalog, beginning distribution in June. exclusive web content
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