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I design custom log home plans. If anyone is interested, please contact me.

I am very reasonanbly priced and if you recquire engineering, that can also be arranged. Thank you for your time. JB

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thank you rp. I do appreciate it!
I have worked with John for the last 5 years. He is a very good guy and honest. He would be a good choice for anyone needing plans.
We do not know John, nor can we provide personal assurance for him.

However, we do support using folks such as John, and use their talents to design your log home.

How many have you…

Browsed through the section of standard log/timber floor plans in a magazine, critiquing each one against your family’s wants and needs in a home. There are literally thousands out there, some are free, some are for sale. The problem is that finding the perfect plan for you is like finding a needle in a haystack. If and when you do find a great plan, you have a host of other considerations to make before purchasing it including your site, local and state building code requirements, and the energy efficient materials and systems you want to include in your home.

Few people realize how complicated it is to build – that is until they find themselves lost in a maze of design options, building codes, zoning laws, contractors and so on. No two log home projects are exactly alike, so there is no single, clear cut path to follow.

The architect is the one professional who has the education, training , experience and vision to guide you through the entire design/construction process, from helping you define what you want to build to helping you get the most or your construction dollar.

Architects see the big picture. They don’t just design four walls and a roof – they create total environments, interiors and exteriors, that satisfy functional needs and are exciting, dynamic spaces in which to work and live.

Whether you are remodeling, adding on, or building from scratch, the architect can guide the way. Working with contractors and other construction professionals, architects can help you end up with a well designed project that meets your
need and works with your budget and time frame.

Most log home projects start with a want or a need. "I need more file space in my office." Or, "We’ve outgrown our house." But how does that need or want get translated into square feet and three-dimensional space?

That is what architects are trained to do – solve problems in creative ways. With Their broad knowledge of design and construction, architects can show you alternatives and options you might never think of on your own.

Need more room for your growing family? An architect can show you how to enlarge your home so you don’t have to move. Not sure how fast your business is going to grow?? An architect can design an office that meets your needs today and can be adapted for tomorrow. Have a limited budget? The architect looks for ways to make your project cost effective.

The architect’s services are a wise investment for the money, not an added cost to your project. Why?

Because a well-conceived project can be built more efficiently and economically. Architects plan your projects with you. As your ideas evolve, changes can be made on paper – much less expensively than later on when construction is underway. Thorough drawings also make it easier for the contractor to accurately price and build your project.

Because energy efficient log homes can save you money on fuel bills down the road. An architect can design a log home to maximize heating from the sun and let in natural light, thus reducing your heating, cooling and electric bills over time.

Because the architect can work with your budget and help you select the appropriate materials and workmanship at a fair price. Architects develop the drawings and specifications to help you get bids for construction that are based on your requirements.

Because an architect can help you choose materials and finishes that are durable as well as beautiful, saving on frequent maintenance and replacement costs. Architects work to stay abreast of advances in logs, timbers, roofing, brick work, floor tiling, paint finishes, etc. Their familiarity with the full range of materials enables them to suggest the appropriate materials for your project.

Because good design sells. A well-designed log home has a higher resale value.

Let’s face it, building a log home is a long process that is often messy and disruptive, particularly if you are living and working in the space under construction. The architect you hire looks out for your interests and tries to find ways to make that process go smoothly.

If your project requires engineering or other design services, the architect can coordinate a team of experts so you don’t have to. The architect also sorts out complex building codes and zoning laws.
I can't directly endorse John either having not seen his work, but I am endorsing his shout out for independent design and a great follow up by Bayern. Great Comments.

Design First!

I am still designing custom log home plans... please give me a call for any needs.

Thank you

John Baker


John, Do you have a website with your portfolio? If not, you can email me your portfolio as we do get really busy at times designing and could use some extra help from time to time.


Tim Bullock

Hello Tim,

You can see some of my work at

I would love to do some work for you guys!.  I have many references available upon request.

Thank you 

John Baker



Hey guys i Will provide you the site of log home plans. This site will help you to see about home plan collection. To know more about log home plans please visit in the above site.


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