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Starting Out is an adventure
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Ive been out of the loop for a few years since building our home in Williamstown, MA, and concentrating on furnishings, landscaping, and getting it ready for launch as a B&B. Where is the input…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alan Kousen Sep 25, 2011.

 

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Rick Taron commented on Alan Kousen's photo
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Reassembly- first floor

"I love this picture.  It says SOLID.  IMMOVABLE.  "
Feb 27, 2012
Alan Kousen replied to megan's discussion recomend these log companies?
"We have been very happy working with Highland Log Structures, near Bristol, VA. Winston Jounson is the owner and he personally works 1 on 1 with every owner. Its a tight-knit family owned business, awesome people and right on budget. I think the web…"
Feb 26, 2012
Alan Kousen commented on Rick Taron's group Lovers of Handcrafted Log Homes
"We have been discovering many things about the house, such as its energy efficiency, its sound proofing and its awesome ability to thrill the daylights among our visitors. After 5 years we are finally completing the last 1500sf of the house- 750 sf…"
Feb 26, 2012
Alan Kousen replied to lynn anderson's discussion Best Place to retire in the Northeast
"Hi Everyone. I am from the Ski country of Vermont, moved to the DC Metro 20 years and have just gone through the search for a place to build and retire We live in NW Mass, great location with hospitals, emergency care, 3 outstanding small colleges…"
Sep 25, 2011
Alan Kousen replied to Scott's discussion My Log Home Dream
"Therefore you did not find this at all- this is an advertisement for the App on your website. Seems like this is an advertisement."
Sep 25, 2011
Alan Kousen replied to Alan Kousen's discussion Starting Out is an adventure
"Hi Dave I hope this helps...   The logs came from the Highlands Log Structures company, located in SW Virginia. Winston Johnson is the owner/builder and has his own private forest in Tennesee. Highlands designed, cut and re-assembled the house…"
Sep 25, 2011
david labaire replied to Alan Kousen's discussion Starting Out is an adventure
"Where did you get the logs for your home? I have similar logs and am looking for a match. they look like yours Dave"
Sep 25, 2011
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Starting Out is an adventure

Ive been out of the loop for a few years since building our home in Williamstown, MA, and concentrating on furnishings, landscaping, and getting it ready for launch as a B&B. Where is the input in 2010 and 2011? I hope eventually more people will return once more. We started our adventure by going to home shows, then visiting existing homes, by several manufactures, following that with actuall staying in homes built by the finalists in our list. We spoke with many owners, and after deciding…See More
Sep 19, 2011
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Sep 18, 2011
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"Looking up to the balcony from the Great Room floor"
Sep 18, 2011
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"Looking up to the balcony from the great room"
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Sep 18, 2011
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Sep 15, 2011
Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations left a comment for Alan Kousen
"Hi Al and welcome to the neighborhood. Dolly"
Sep 15, 2011
Alan Kousen commented on Rick Taron's group Lovers of Handcrafted Log Homes
"Our handcrafted home is in Western Massachusetts, built with S Pine originated from a private wood lot owned by the builder. He strips his own logs, air dries them then assembles the building, allowing it to dry for 4 - 6 weeks before he took…"
Sep 15, 2011
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Lovers of Handcrafted Log Homes

Do you love the tight fit, the natural appeal and the awesome creative possibilities that come with the Handcrafted log homes? Then this is your group is for you. Welcome!See More
Sep 15, 2011

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We built our home in the Berkshires, in 2007; local builder was a disaster, log home builder is fabulous and a great resource.
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At 10:44am on September 15, 2011, Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations said…
Hi Al and welcome to the neighborhood. Dolly
 
 
 

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