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Deer Repellent Article

I came across this article this morning and thought you log home dwellers would appreciate it, seeing as how many of you are surrounded by…

Started by CharisBLatest Reply

window color?

what window color looks best with logs? white is a nice contrast but it is white. I was thinking maybe a alum. clad but staining  the wood…

Started by JasonLatest Reply

Staining Deck

I will soon be staining my porch deck which is made from pressure treated lumber. What is the best way to clean the porch prior to staining…

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Blasting log home

Blasting has ruined my log home. Just wanted to let anyone planning on having there home blasted, it will completely ruin the logs. I don't…

Started by George

17 on Thursday
Reply by Guild Log and Timber

What should I use to oil my interior logs

I have used orange oil or mineral oil in the past for yearly oiling of interior log cabins to keep the logs looking nice.  Can someone tell…

Started by Stephanie Boutry

1 on Tuesday
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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

4 on Monday
Reply by Herb Gale

Internet access

Like a lot of y'all we will be moving out to the sticks in a few months. There appear to be only two options for use where we will be livin…

Started by Hank Hill

2 Apr 12
Reply by Terry & Shelley S

Hardwood floors

I want to put hardwood floors in our 80 year old full log cabin in in northwest Wisconsin.  What kind of floor do you recommend?  We close…

Started by Nancy Mornar

0 Apr 10

Blasting Material

We have purchased a 20 year old log home in Paw Paw Michigan and the house is in dire need of exterior reseal. Does anyone know where can I…

Started by Scott Blayden

9 Apr 5
Reply by Scott Blayden

log cabin home

Are you searching for log cabin home kits? Then go to log cabin kit here you may find all kinds of log cabin home kits in reasonable prices…

Started by Sifatur Rahman

0 Apr 1

Looking for a contractor in WA state

Can anyone recommend a contractor that knows how to build a log home in WA state?

Started by K Carrier

3 Mar 28
Reply by Bill

Buying a scribe

I plan on buying my first scribe and teaching my self this summer, any tips from the professionals on which one to buy and from who ?

Started by Greg Beck

2 Mar 27
Reply by Guild Log and Timber

butt & pass log home & settling?

Doing our homework on log homes -We've read that a butt & pass corner style (constructed correctly) provides a log home that does not s…

Started by forestrider

38 Mar 16
Reply by shanny



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