Gunter and Gloria Preuss set high expectations for their log home. “I’m passionate…Continue
Posted by Kristen Hopf on April 28, 2016 at 11:50am
HelloI will be restoring my home this spring and am wondering about the the difference between the two processes. Can a blasting company and a sanding company explain there process from start to finish, for example purposes the wall will be 10 feet long, 10 rounds high and 12" logs. No heavy damage just regular UV damage.Day 1Day 2Day 3Thanks George.Continue
Hi All,Im currently working on fixing up my 1940 log cabin and I would like to potentially replace one of my vertical corner posts. The cabin has been seriously neglected over the years and was in real bad shape when I bought it a few years back. On the back of the cabin there is a chain that goes from one post to the other (Im assuming to hold it up/straighten it out) as the previous owner was afraid of it falling down.Can you tell me what is the best (safest) way to remove and replace the…Continue
Started by Nicholas Martin in Repair and Home Projects Help Apr 8.
Hi All- I'm so thankful I found such a unique and wonderfully helpful group! We are in the process of purchasing a log cabin that was built in 2005 but I had some questions about gaps, etc. I apologize in advance if these questions are naive, I'm still learning!First, while looking at the home we saw that there are a lot of places that you can see daylight where two logs come together and creates a vertical joint as well as in the corners. Is this normal due to settling? If so, what do you…Continue
Finishing our full scribe log home and am looking for some experienced advice. Im getting ready to install 2" decking on loft logs and the kerf or groove that I need to make on side wall logs is going to be right in lateral groove....woops! The bottom of the 2"x material will be fine,right in the top of wall log, but where the top surface of "the groove" for 2x winds up taking out bottom of the lateral! This log also has a shed dormer wall on top of it, with only saddle notches at either end.…Continue
Needing to replace windows in a log home. We like the Windsor Brand, Monroe NC and Des Moines IA. Seems no one in this area has used them. Found online good reports but want some real user feed back.Thanks GlennContinue