Plan, Design & Build

Have questions about what goes into log home construction? Need info on wood species, log profiles and corner styles? Looking for floor plan design tips and inspiration? The answers are at your fingertips.

A Guide to Picking Doors
Bring on the style with our favorite doors for every part of your log home.
Portable Outdoor Living Decor | Clare's Wares | Cabin Decor Ideas
These outdoor decor finds are all super-lightweight and completely portable, so taking them outside is a piece of cake.
Designing a Pet-Friendly Home | 5 Tips for a Pet-Friendly Home Design
Here are some ways that you can create a log home that will thrill your dog, your cat — even you.
Using Color in Log Home Interior Design
Log homes don't have to be all brown all the time. Here's how to successfully use color (even pink) in your log home or cabin.
Striped Decor for Log Homes | Clare's Wares | Cabin Decor Ideas
This perennial pattern can merge with any type of decor, from posh Park Avenue penthouse to cozy cabin in the woods.
Artist Profile | Gordon Bryan | Handmade, Decorative Tiles
Material matters when it comes to gorgeous tile—especially if the creator boasts an artist’s pedigree.
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How To Build an Old-School Log Cabin
Want a simple log cabin to call home? Follow this advice for building no-frills log homes.
Homecoming Weekend: Planning a Waterfront Log Cabin
A Connecticut couple longs for the day when they can make their Upstate New York log home more than a weekend getaway.
How To Create the Perfect Outdoor Kitchen for Your Log Home
Simple tips for designing outdoor kitchens for log homes.
12 Ways to Add Luxury to Your Log Home
Follow these 12 tips to add a shot of affordable luxury to your log home.
How To Add Personal Decor Style to Your Interior Design
Learn how to integrate your personal style into the interior design of your log home.
Garden of Eden: Planning a Cabin in the Woods
Sweat equity has new meaning for a couple and their Arizona getaway cabin in the woods.
How To: De-Clutter Your Log Home | Interior Design for Log Homes
Rid your home of post-holiday clutter and prepare your log home interior for spring with these design tips.
Off the Beaten Path: Planning a Secluded Log Cabin in Northern Colorado
With no public access roads and a 150-foot-long suspension bridge, this Colorado retreat isn't for the fainthearted.
Love at First Sight: Planning a Classic Log Cabin
Planning a classic log cabin. A home by Real Log Homes, featured in Log Home Design.
How To Buy Land for Your Future Log Home Online | Real Estate Tips
Buying land can be one of the most challenging parts of creating your dream log home. Follow these 3 steps to find the best of ...
7 Tips for Planning, Building and Finishing Your Basement | Savvy Builder
Seven ways to create a functional and affordable basement for your log home.
Savvy Shopper - December 2007
Check out these great products for your timber frame house.
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How To: Plan An Affordable Log Home | 5 Tips
Building a log home that is easy on your wallet starts well before you break ground. Save loads of money in the design phase by...
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Storage Help Web Sites | Planning Help Online
Use these sites to learn how to squeeze extra storage space into your existing design.