Posted on April 24, 2013 at 12:52pm — 4 Comments
We do build more than log homes....this tree was being chopped down for firewood by a tree removal service and I stopped and bought it but had no idea its' final use until I had pontificated for several months. It is a rot-free Honey Locust weighing aout 8000#s and attracts more attention than a…Continue
Posted on March 24, 2013 at 10:58am — 2 Comments
We received a call from a client requesting a replacement for a failed carved arbor that had rotted twice in the past.
He didn't want anything to do with pressure treated.
We discussed teak as a replacement although purchasing 8" X 12" teak out of old growth is really quite ghastly in expense whereas we have a native specy that does not rot nor shrink and was used for fence posts as they will last for 50 years in the ground with no treatment. Eastern red cedar is another name…Continue
Posted on March 6, 2013 at 7:29pm
I have been designing/building Handcrafted Log Homes for 33 years now and have seen many changes during these times and readily acccept change if it can improve my craft. Our website needed changes and this has never been a craftsmans' priority.....the Motto "build it and they will come" is no longer appropo...We needed to let people know that we can design and build to "suit" our clients needs and wants in any location in any species.
We are getting closer to that reality with our…Continue
Posted on November 5, 2012 at 7:20pm
Tamarack Log and Timber Homes Inc. is pleased to show everyone our latest project from our native white oak. This is not for the faint of heart as this material is very costly but our client in Kentucky wanted the best rot free material for his guest cabin built in the traditional style. It is being shipped later this month and we are sad to see it go from our site. Built for a lifetime of enjoyment! What do you think?
Posted on March 31, 2011 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments