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Grab a Beer and Look at These 20 Log Home Man Cave Photos
Every guy needs his own space to unwind from the day. These 20 log home man cave photos are filled with cars, big-screen TVs, pool tables and more.
The Best Types of Fences for Your Cabin
The Best Types of Fences for Your Cabin
All hail the mighty fence. Before you buy, consider its purpose and timeless style.
Appalachian Log Structures Celebrates 40-Year Anniversary
Appalachian Log Structures Celebrates 40-Year Anniversary
Keeping any company going for a decade is an accomplishment, and Appalachian Log Structures is going on 40 years.
The Log and Timber Homes Council Celebrates 7th Annual Log Homes Month
The Log and Timber Homes Council Celebrates 7th Annual Log Homes Month
The members of the Log and Timber Homes council host buyers events throughout July
DIY A Classic Flag Case
DIY A Classic Flag Case
There’s no better time than Independence Day to commemorate a loved one’s service to the United States of America. Build this c...
How to Create An Outdoor Landscape
How to Create An Outdoor Landscape
Just a few extra elements will turn an ordinary patch of grass into an exceptional backyard retreat.
Framing Squares + Your Log Home: Why This Simple Tool Is a Construction Site Game-Changer
Framing Squares + Your Log Home: Why This Simple Tool Is a Construction Site Game-Changer
Framing squares are quick and easy ways to measure on the construction site. Learn more about this simple but powerful tool.
Interior Lighting: The Importance of Light Temperature in a Log Home
Interior Lighting: The Importance of Light Temperature in a Log Home
Light temperature in your log home is an important factor to consider during the construction process because of the color of t...
Why You Need a Detail Book During Log Home Construction
The Importance of Taking Photos Of Your Log Home
The Importance of Taking Photos Of Your Log Home
Alex Charvat shares about the importance of taking photos of your log home construction site. This will help you later during t...
Log and Timber University: Building Your Dream Home
Log and Timber University: Building Your Dream Home
Learn about the log home construction process and avoid the common pitfalls that occur during this phase.
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9 Creative Log Home Kitchens
If your imagination can cook it up, there are no limits to what a log home kitchen can be. From small and quaint to grand gourm...
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10 Specialty Rooms to Add to your Log Home Design
Specialty rooms are the perfect place to put your own stamp on your log home’s design.
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6 Floral Furnishing + Accessories for your Log Home
Your log home can feel light, bright and sweet as a summer morning with these floral-inspired furnishings and accessories.
Smart Budget Strategies for Your Log Home
Smart Budget Strategies for Your Log Home
Simple but smart strategies to get the most bang for your log home buck.
Learn About the Log Home Construction Process
Learn About the Log Home Construction Process
With plans in place, it’s finally time for Gary and Becky to break ground and order their log package.
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Exotic Wood Options: Are They Worth It?
There’s been a lot of talk lately about exotic wood. It intrigues buyers and creative home builders, and that curiosity leads t...
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These Five Log and Timber Frame Bedrooms Will Guarantee a Restful Sleep
Which log and timber home slumber spots are the "suite-est" of them all? The ones our readers chose, of course. In the comfort ...
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The Best Log and Timber Outdoor Spaces
Outdoor living is an integral part of the log and timber lifestyle. From simple, scenic porches to elaborate landscapes, our to...
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5 Opulent Log and Timber Frame Bathrooms
Our readers' five favorite log and timber bathrooms are overflowing with opulent amenities and practical design ideas. Let the ...