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Swivel head lighting fixtures

What lighting fixtures have you used inside with swivel heads on them?  Whether a track light or just a bar light, anything helps. Or whic…

Started by Keri

0 Jan 7

HELP. Corn Cob Blasting is Ruining the Logs

I'm working with a log home company to restain our home, which was built in 2002. The original finish was a sashco cascade and did marginal…

Started by Doug Reid

34 Dec 27, 2014
Reply by Michael Whalen

Blasting - Pot and Compressor for a homeowner

Looking for tips on a reasonable set up for a homeowner on blasting pots and compressors.  Looked into renting tow-behind compressors and l…

Started by Deer Mountain Mad Man

5 Oct 12, 2014
Reply by Wayne Bell

what to coat the logs of my house with before I cover them up

I know most log home owners love the look of natual log...I do too, but my hoome was built in 1786 and was orginally covered with ship boar…

Started by Jim

24 Sep 28, 2014
Reply by Jim

Motion sensing lights

We have two electrical boxes ready for light fixtures on the outside of our basement.  We want security or motion activated lights, but not…

Started by Keri

0 Sep 19, 2014

Adhesive picture hangers

There is already a plethora of holes and nails and screws in the wrong places in our home. Does anyone use 3m brand hangers or something el…

Started by Keri

0 Sep 19, 2014

Designing and building your own bar

I'm looking for easy bar design ideas! We want to put one in the basement of our log home.  The walls of the basement are finished with ton…

Started by Shelley Martinez

0 Sep 13, 2014

"Hollow" pillar bolted to wall. What is it?

I recently purchased a 13 year old kit built log home. I was wanting to take out an interior partition wall, so I started tearing away the…

Started by Tim

18 Jun 26, 2014
Reply by Bob Mack

Chinking over cement

We have a 50 year old cabin that has been chinked with cement and it looks like a layer of stucco has been put over this at a later date. W…

Started by Lynn Gillard

5 Jun 23, 2014
Reply by shanny

Where to start

We just purchased a log home in remote Eastern Oregon (very low humidity). Original owner had medical problems during construction so house…

Started by Ramy Jisha

4 Jun 9, 2014
Reply by CharisB



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