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Honest Abe Log Cabin Open House at Homes near Dale Hollow Lake in Tennessee

October 22, 2016 from 10am to 3pm
The day begins by picking up a tour map at 9 a.m. at any of Honest Abe’s …See More
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Kristen Hopf posted a blog post

Tom Cruise's Log Home Mansion Still For Sale

Tom Cruise's log home mansion in Telluride, Colorado is still for sale - at a hefty $59 million…See More
Raymond Wengerd replied to Alex Artz's discussion Cob or glass blasting's effects on chinking and caulk
"Alex, You will need to use glass to remove the paint. Use the finest grit size you can get.This…"
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Cob or glass blasting's effects on chinking and caulk

Hello there everyone!  I'm new to the forums and a first time log home owner.  I recently purchased…See More
Greg Beck posted a blog post

From Kitchen to back porch door

What kind of doors are the most popular for going to the back porch from the kitchen with your…See More
Kristen Hopf posted a blog post

The Story of a Log Home Woodcarver

Breathtaking realism and painstaking detail are the trademarks that separate woodcarver Lueb…See More
Tyler M. Newport posted a blog post

How to Properly Illuminate a Dark Room

Lighting is one of those things we rarely consider when decorating a room, since it is not tangible…See More


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Cob or glass blasting's effects on chinking and caulk 1 Reply

Hello there everyone!  I'm new to the forums and a first time log home owner.  I recently purchased a kit log home, built in 2002 in Northwestern Wyoming.  The previous owner did everything himself, and did almost none of it well! He painted the home with exterior latex house paint :/.  He also did not do any additional caulking and chinking as the home settled and as cracks formed in the logs.  In the 2 months that I have owned it I have been filling cracks with acrylic latex caulk, and with…Continue

Started by Alex Artz in Repair and Home Projects Help. Last reply by Raymond Wengerd yesterday.

Kitchen to porch door

What kind of door is popular with people for entering the screened in porch from the kitchen, hands full will be the norm I'm sure , sliding glass doors seem so cumbersome, I appreciate all input, Thank you !

Started by Greg Beck in Building and Maintenance Issues on Monday.

Painting Kitchen Cabinets - What color?? 8 Replies

Hi all... We've just installed some used kitchen cabinets that will need painting - the dilemma of coarse is the color ...   I see many pictures of flat black cupboards in log homes that look relatively acceptable, but I'd rather find something that I like even more. I see that there are zillions of pictures on here but I have dialup - so cannot sift through them very efficiently. Anyone here have some pics on thier profile of painted cabinets and feel that they have found a really nice color…Continue

Started by Summer Segeleon in Repair and Home Projects Help. Last reply by Ohio Log Home Restoration Sep 24.

Coventry & Katahdin

Hello everyone.  Brand new member here.  I'm looking to build on my lot in Maine and am researching Coventry Log Homes out of NH and Katahdin Log Homes out of Maine.  If anyone has any feedback on these two companies I'd be interested in hearing what you know.  Thank you!Best//RobContinue

Started by Rob Fiore in Issues, Questions, Suggestions, Complaints (and Compliments!) Sep 22. coat? 5 Replies

I recently came across some info for Woodguard TC (top coat), but cannot find the product anywhere.  Is anyone familiar with this, is it still available?I am applying Woodguard to my home and curious if there are any compatible, breathable top coats for a this penetrating stain?  If so, what is the best means for reapplication of the stain once top coat is applied?Thanks,AdamContinue

Started by Adam in All About Stains and Sealants. Last reply by CharisB Sep 22.

Home Improvements That Increase Your Cabin's Value 1 Reply

Six weeks ago, you closed on your first cabin. Since this joyous occasion, you’ve been busy unpacking and cleaning. Because your new cabin is a fixer-upper, you’re planning an upcoming, renovation project. However, you’re unsure what items to add to your remodeling, to-do list. Like many homeowners,…Continue

Tags: outdated, conserve, cabin, flooring

Started by Brooke Chaplan in All About Stains and Sealants. Last reply by Eddie McVay Sep 21.

Deer Repellent Article 1 Reply

I came across this article this morning and thought you log home dwellers would appreciate it, seeing as how many of you are surrounded by deer regularly.!-- Charis w/ SashcoContinue

Tags: log, home, landscaping, plants, repellent

Started by CharisB in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by Eddie McVay Sep 21.

Introduce Yourself! 298 Replies

Welcome to The Log Home Neighborhood! We're glad you stopped by.Feel free to introduce yourself here, or, create a profile and start uploading photos and videos, start blogging, join groups and take advantage of all the best resources the The Log Home Neighborhood has to offer.Oh, and by the way, I'm the Neighborhood Host - so let me know if you have any questions, comments or concerns and I'll be more than happy to accommodate you!Continue

Tags: home, neighborhood, introductions, log, introduce

Started by Neighborhood Host in Welcome to the Log Home Forum. Last reply by Ishmael Sep 21.



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