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Plexiglass railings

Hello LogHome Neighborhood, I was thinking about changing my deck railings.  Right now I have pine spindles and I'm not happy how they are…

Started by John & Pat Biehn

13 Jun 6
Reply by Joe

Buying house that needs some work...where to start?

So we are buying a log house and I'd like to have some input on what to do with it. This forum seems to have a great deal of collective wis…

Started by Zachary Garber

17 May 31
Reply by Jeff Roger

Michigan cedar log Cabin

Well I could not let it be torn down so now i own it. I have a lot of work ahead of me but i cant wait. One log needs replaces entire cabin…

Started by David baer

2 May 15
Reply by David baer

DIY Log Home Staining

So we're trying to budget and gear up for staining our home.  We bought it a year and a half ago and it's 17 years old.  I'm not sure when…

Started by Pittsburgh Architect

14 Feb 5
Reply by Pittsburgh Architect

Use for leftover log pieces?

Our house walls are finally starting to go up - woo hoo! We are starting to have odd pieces of leftover logs accumulate. We *could* burn th…

Started by Gabby

7 Jan 28
Reply by Pittsburgh Architect

Window Caulking?

The Misses and I just moved into a way cool log home in the central Kentucky area. It is about 8 years old so many modern amenities like up…

Started by John

7 Oct 22, 2013
Reply by CharisB

Caulking between logs and chimney

Hello all.  First time posting here, so if anyone can provide a little advice or direct me to a previous post on this topic, many, many tha…

Started by Guy Montag

8 Aug 19, 2013
Reply by Brian Weigel

How to fix an exterior wall that is starting to bow out.

This log building is about 40+ years old, one level with a loft.  It is located in Tennessee where it is hot and humid and it rains alot. …

Started by Lynn Fowler

2 Aug 12, 2013
Reply by EZMARY

Log Home Pressure Washing in the Desert

In the exciting world of Log Home Finishing, one of the truly awesome tools that we get to use is pressure washing.  In the real world of l…

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

1 May 21, 2013
Reply by Brian Weigel

water stains on inside logs

Hi, Any one know of something that would take water stains off inside logs? I have the outside chinked but at the top are half logs and the…

Started by trisha conroy

13 Apr 7, 2013
Reply by John and Wanda Pippin

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