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Finding Replacement Logs

Hello! I have purchased a kit log home in northern California.  It has a few rotted logs and I'm trying to find some logs of the same profi…

Started by Jonathan Cassaday

0 Oct 19, 2014

Looking to restain the cabin

The cabin I am living in has the original stain from 20 years ago and I am looking for a company to come in and either blast it or sand it…

Started by Viola Kinney

2 Oct 13, 2014
Reply by CharisB

painted exterior :(

Hello all, Previous owner painted inside and out, rot problems outside here in SC, now I need to remove paint, any suggestions? Can't reall…

Started by Joe Moran

4 Sep 29, 2014
Reply by CharisB

Interior Log Treatment

First time log cabin owner. Interior of cabin has been left "natural" with no stain or treatment applied to log surfaces (BC spruce round l…

Started by VMI1997

5 Sep 26, 2014
Reply by EZMARY

Building a super efficient log home

My wife and I want to build a log cabin within the next 10 years, but being an avid DIY'er I can't help but think about how to do it even t…

Started by Matthew Hall

4 Sep 12, 2014
Reply by Jim

Hey LogHome Enthusiasts! - National Geographic

We are almost finished with our first season of "Cabin Fever" on National Geographic. However, we have a couple more episodes to shoot and…

Started by J. R. Guillory

3 Sep 4, 2014
Reply by J. R. Guillory

using perma chink ultra 7 over menwood...

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 wood…

Started by melinda russell-haight

11 Sep 1, 2014
Reply by Steve Merriam

Great room window walls

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

Started by Greg Beck

3 Aug 13, 2014
Reply by Jon Morris

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…

Started by Cynthia Gugg

0 Jul 22, 2014

Log Home Finishing promotional video

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

0 Jul 22, 2014



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