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San Felipe de Austin / 200+ year old cabin restoration

We were lucky to play a big role in restoring a historical log cabin. This cabin was a major Texas relic. Here are some links to a time lapse of the process. …Continue

Tags: Log, and, Timber, Guild, restoration

Started May 23

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. The lighter caught on fire then the corners were burned.…Continue

Tags: Log home rot repair, Log Home Repair, Texas Log home restoration

Started Dec 20, 2015

Hill Country Restoration "Premature Stain Failure"
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Here is a Slideshow of a house we just restored out in Hill Country. It was built in 93 and stained with siekkens twice. The builder did a poor job building it though. I try to emphasize to people…Continue

Tags: Hill, country, rehab, Texas, repair

Started this discussion. Last reply by Guild Log and Timber Jan 6, 2013.

 

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Guild Log and Timber replied to Aaron's discussion Best way to add soffits
"Ok A-aron Haha,  When I build a new log home I like a minimum of 24 inch overhangs and as many porch or shed roofs as the Architect can stand.  Another thing you could do is create shed roof overhangs on the exposed ends. Go up as high as…"
May 29
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San Felipe de Austin / 200+ year old cabin restoration

We were lucky to play a big role in restoring a historical log cabin. This cabin was a major Texas relic. Here are some links to a time lapse of the process. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBaCW-C5p2s&t=67sHere is our written blog version of the process. …See More
May 23
Guild Log and Timber replied to Mark Francis's discussion Any stain/seal authentic log cabin contractors in North Central Texas?
"Mark,  I am all around Texas but booked for about 4 to 5 months.  JD Knight Guild Log and Timber …"
May 23
Guild Log and Timber replied to Pastrygirl04's discussion Replacing windows
"Big cathedral windows with clean glass commercial coatings could easily be that much with install. I have had two relatively small pieces of cathedral storm proof clean glass cost 15K not installed.  If its up real high you will need several…"
May 23
Guild Log and Timber replied to Aaron's discussion Best way to add soffits
"Hey A-ron, (Key and Peele reference), lol Your logs are so uneven you are gonna have to be a chinker. Run a 2x4 cut in half to 2x2 the perimeter of the soffit edge as if you were gonna put standard soffit in. Just screw or nail to logs leaving gaps…"
May 23
Guild Log and Timber replied to Kristin Hoefling's discussion Bowed Marvin windows
"Only one way to tell. You gota start cutting it with a saw and hitting it with a hammer. Windows will probably stay deflected. Have a salvage attempt contract, with a backup replacement charge. This is a good example of why it pays in the long run…"
May 23

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I am a Log home contractor. We travel all over the US. We specialize in log home construction and restoration.
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Texas Log Home Mold Remediation

This Texas log home had taken a beating from the sun and mold growth. 

There were many places were the mold had really set in. …

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Posted on May 6, 2015 at 1:26am

Where have all the craftsmen gone

I came into construction under my great-grandfather, grandfather, and father. These were all strong willed opinionated, highly skilled men that worked by their own rules.There was a vast amount of freedom and individuality in the trades. These men didn't fit into a time schedule or corporate mentality. They would climb off the scaffolds at lunch and read the paper while having a beer and eating fresh meats and vegetables. It was precisely this…

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Posted on October 4, 2014 at 11:25am — 5 Comments

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At 2:20pm on February 16, 2013, James W. Harbin said…

He y you guys, We're doing the exact same type of projects here on the east coast.Restoration and preservation has become a larger part of the business. We are Katahdin Cedar Log Home Dealer/Builders and have built over 60 homes over 27 years. Perhaps you should contact them about a dealership or building for them. Jim Harbin

At 11:03am on January 2, 2013, Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations said…

Hi JD and welcome to the neighborhood. Dolly

 
 
 

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