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Looking for a Better Exterior Finish for my Log Home

My log home was built about three years ago,. The exterior was stained/treated once by the builder and a second time about one year ago. Th…

Started by Kathryn Charles

4 Feb 1
Reply by Michael Whalen

Ponderosa Pine or Black Hills Spruce for wall only on custom log home build?

I have spent some time on these forums and there is some great info here.  I am in planning phase of my project and live in Wisconsin.  Tha…

Started by Darren Grover

0 Feb 1

Interior lighting, fan/light fixture or recessed lighting

The plan in the great room has a ceiling fan with a light fixture.  I'm not sure if this will be enough.  The great room is a prow with all…

Started by Cynthia Gugg

8 Jan 25
Reply by shanny

sequence to lowering jack

I am wondering if anybody ever lowered their own jacks on there log house? what the sequences is to doing it. 

Started by Herb Gale

5 Jan 21
Reply by Guild Log and Timber

Soft Rot or just aridly dry?

I recently purchased a log home that hasn't been maintained in probably 10 years.  There are just a couple of small spots on the southern w…

Started by Barbara Bruno

14 Jan 9
Reply by Barbara Bruno

Log Spacing, Chinkining, and Butt and Pass

I am in the beginning stages of thinking about building a log home.  I've nevr built one but I've got some construction experience and I wa…

Started by Aaron Sims

9 Jan 5
Reply by David Fanning

Burnt Log Home Corner

This Log Home corner was burned by a lighter malfunctioning. The customer had laid lighters in between the ridges on log ends,  for years.…

Started by Guild Log and Timber

0 Dec 20, 2015

Heat Loss from my Southland Grand Lakes cabin

Seeking advice on how to seal and stop heat loss from my Southland Grand Lakes cabin. Photo taken in Feb 2015 early morning with Temp below…

Started by Kathryn Charles

0 Dec 19, 2015

Lean-to (Pergola Metal Roof)

I am in the process of installing a metal roof over an outside deck. My rafters are in place and now I am getting ready to purchase and ins…

Started by Mitch Seth

0 Dec 18, 2015

Looking to buy a pre-owned log home in the Wake county NC area.

Looking to buy a pre-owned log home in the Wake county NC area.

Started by Sharie Birdt

0 Dec 11, 2015



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