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Outdoor Living Space!

Outdoor living spaces like this is becoming more and more popular. We love this one. This was built…
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veberly lur replied to Thomas Leigl's discussion New Roof - What Color?
"Fave color would do. :)"
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Roofing advice: repair or replace

Roofs have a very difficult job, they have to withstand the elements day in and day out. Roofs are…See More
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Kitchen Sink!

Now this is what we call a kitchen sink! A perfect addition in this amazing Timber Block kitchen!…
Glenn Molenaar replied to Martin Doebel's discussion PLEASE HELP!!! need immediate advice
"Hey, Franz S and J Guidry How about some photos of these homes your building. What state are you…"
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8 Stratigies For Reducing Log Home Construction Costs

In addition to being a motivation for much of what we do, money is…


Posted by Donald Parsons on March 7, 2014 at 12:55pm — 1 Comment

Knowledge Is Power

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New Roof - What Color? 4 Replies

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Started by Thomas Leigl in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by veberly lur 20 hours ago.

PLEASE HELP!!! need immediate advice 20 Replies

To anyone who has purchased or evaluated Southland Log Homes. I joined this forum to assist a family member who is evaluating two log home builders. My brother, who currently does not have internet access, asked me to find out any positive or negative comments out there regarding Southland. I would most sincerely appreciate any reviews about Southland from the members of this site. Please chime in as your experience with this manufacturer would carry considerable weight.....Thanks in advance…Continue

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Started by Martin Doebel in Issues, Questions, Suggestions, Complaints (and Compliments!). Last reply by Glenn Molenaar on Wednesday.

Most durable exterior seal? 8 Replies

I'm building a cabin up in northern Michigan (think: waaaay up north) and I'm looking for a really durable exterior stain that'll last through the crazy snow storms there. Does anyone have any suggestions for stains and where to find them?Continue

Started by Chet Broski in All About Stains and Sealants. Last reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing on Tuesday.

Great room window walls 3 Replies

I have heard trends are running towards all square windows instead of angles and arches on great room window walls, what say youContinue

Started by Greg Beck in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by Jon Morris Aug 13.

using perma chink ultra 7 over menwood... 10 Replies

hi. looking for advice here. i'm a log home owner and enthusiast.  18 years ago we built a full scribe,  full log white pine home in a wooded area in southern michigan. on the advice of our handcrafter we put menwood, an oil-based product, on the house. we did that 3 times in the last 18 years, each time with incredible amounts of cleaning, scrapping, etc. the menwood darkens from amber to almost black with time. so, long story shorter...this year we are stripping the house with two…Continue

Started by melinda russell-haight in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by Wesley Orr Aug 10.

Looking to build a 12x12 butt and pass log shelter 4 Replies

Hello everyone, I'm hoping to find somebody who can help. I'm looking to build a 12x12 butt and pass log shelter for guests to sleep in while at my lake house in northeast PA.I don,t need water or a kitchen. Only sleeping space and a little storage space.I've never built anything like this, but would love to try. Or if I could find a Kit that would work as well. I hope to hear from anyone who might have a suggestion or two.ThanksRayContinue

Started by Raymond Rega in Welcome to the Log Home Forum. Last reply by Raymond Rega Aug 3.

Observations from a Newbie . . . About a Self-Destructive Industry 40 Replies

I thought I'd throw this out there for general discussion and, perhaps, to invoke a bit of introspection among builders. But, first a little bit about me, lest you think I'm a complete nut: I've just been a participant here for a few weeks. I'm a reasonably educated guy--a retired Air Force officer with a professional post-grad degree--and have dealt with a variety of executives across a large array of industries.My wife and I at long last find ourselves in the position where we can seriously…Continue

Started by Michael Boomgarden in Welcome to the Log Home Forum. Last reply by EZMARY Aug 2.

Drywall ceiling vs tongue & groove

We're trying to get the cost of building our log home down to budget and considering using drywall on some of the ceilings.  This would be just one of many cuts we have to consider (the savings will add up).  In the bedrooms & bathrooms, drywall ceilings seems fine.  In the great room, must have the tongue & groove.  Not sure about the loft, it seems it would look funny to have a wood ceiling intersect with a drywall ceiling.  The layout is a prow front, but the main ridge line runs…Continue

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Started by Cynthia Gugg in Building and Maintenance Issues Jul 22.



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