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Cultured Stone Veneer

I have a situation where I have logs that are taking a beating from the elements and overhangs, while an option, would be difficult to use.…

Started by Sparky

7 Oct 17, 2009
Reply by Tom Kolb

Caulking Cracks

Hello, I'm new to the site and I was trying to find a little info on "a how to technique" to caulk crack in logs with out getting the caulk…

Started by Scott Lambert

3 Jul 8, 2009
Reply by Scott Lambert

Fiberglass chinking soaks rainwater into house. How do I clean and dry?

Recently, we purchased a 25+ year old log cabin near Fairbanks, Alaska. This summer, I decided it was time to re-oil the outside logs. But…

Started by carol Hughes

6 Jun 18, 2009
Reply by CharisB

Half Log Stairs Maintenance

As a result of normal wear and big dogs, we need to refinish our half log stairs to the loft area of our log home. Previously, we sanded do…

Started by Lynn & Diane Woomer

9 Jun 17, 2009
Reply by Joe

Dents & dings

Hell everyone! Just got a log home but the last owners threw firewood up onto the front deck and slightly damaged the logs. Any ideas how t…

Started by Tom Navarre

1 May 25, 2009
Reply by Tom Heatherington

Should I Stay or Should I Go

The missus and I are looking an old log house that has come on the market. According to the story it is 180 years old. It was moved to it p…

Started by Yankee Dog

11 May 15, 2009
Reply by CharisB

Desk drawer - dream home

I have this summer trainee, brilliant young guy. As his first task I would like him to do a floor plan based on customer cross-ruled paper…

Started by Jarkko

0 May 13, 2009

Foam Insulation

I have a walk-out basement wall consisting of cinder blocks up to the six foot height and two exposed courses of logs to the basement ceili…

Started by Sparky

4 Apr 22, 2009
Reply by Sparky

Washing my old logs

I have an old log home that needs a good cleaning and re-oiling. I had hoped to have a month this summer to really clean the logs, make som…

Started by ELlen Griffith

3 Apr 15, 2009
Reply by Greg SWEETS

Lighting Problems in a Log Cabin

Hi, we own a 34-year-old log cabin (we bought it just less than two years ago). Does anyone have great ideas for lighting our living room?…

Started by Fi Smith

15 Apr 12, 2009
Reply by Howard mock

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