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In Honest Abe Living, Honest Abe's interactive online magazine you'll explore the photo galleries…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on October 10, 2018 at 6:57am — No Comments

Honest Abe Living August 2018

Honest Abe Living's August edition offers a sneak peak into the Honest Abe Cookeville Fall Log Home Tour set for Aug. 25. There are tips for conducting a do-it-yourself home inspection to keep your house in great shape over the years. Learn how Honest Abe Interior Design Coordinator Molly Cooper created a modern farmhouse kitchen for a young couple. Download the Westport plan, and read a story about a couple who used it to build the home of their dreams. Take a…
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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on August 5, 2018 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Honest Abe Living July 2018

The July issue of Honest Abe Living features a lakeside home and floor plan that created a retiring couple the home and life they had always envisioned.…
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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on July 25, 2018 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Honest Abe Log Homes Sponsors Financial Planning Curriculum for Clay County Students

Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance course, a comprehensive curriculum that provides students with sound financial principles to guide them into adulthood, is being sponsored at Clay County High School by Honest Abe Log Homes.

“Supporting our schools and youth continues to be an important way for Honest Abe to give back to our community,” said Josh Beasley, President of Honest Abe Log Homes. “Becoming a corporate sponsor to provide this curriculum to the high school…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on June 13, 2018 at 4:48pm — No Comments

Designing a Dual Use Space in a Downsized Home



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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on June 4, 2018 at 10:24am — No Comments

Honest Abe Living May 2018

Honest Abe Log Homes’ monthly interactive, online magazine, Honest Abe Living, contains some interesting stories, helpful tips and exciting invitations. Read about two log homes (completed and furnished) that will be open for a free tour on June 16. Find out how you can attend the next log raising that includes a tour of Honest Abe’s mill and a new Honest Abe Log Home. Get tips on creating a plan that allows for privacy along with open spaces. Find out why…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on June 4, 2018 at 10:12am — No Comments

Honest Abe Hosting Log Raising, Home Tour and More in May

There’s a lot going on in May in the small community of Moss, Tennessee, where Honest Abe is headquartered, so we’re encouraging you to go ahead and mark your calendars so you won’t miss anything.

On Saturday, May 19, beginning at 9 a.m., folks who are interested in designing and building a custom Honest Abe Log Home are invited to attend a…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on May 10, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Downsize to a Log or Timber Frame Forever Home

The first step in knowing it was time to make a move was the quiet. The bubble of constant comings and goings, the mounds of laundry and even the 50-pound bags of pet food were no longer part of the daily household mix. There were rooms that sat empty with the moving out of each child. There were bathrooms that nobody used. Even the trek up and down stairs to the garage or up…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on April 10, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments

Log Rising, New Home Tour, Barn Sale and More Planned by Honest Abe Log Homes in May

There’s a lot going on in May in the small community of Moss, Tennessee, where Honest Abe is headquartered, so we’re encouraging you to go ahead and mark your calendars so you won’t miss anything.

On Saturday, May 19, beginning at 9 a.m., folks who are interested in designing and building a custom Honest Abe Log Home are invited to attend a…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on April 5, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments

Take a Virtual Tour of a New Log Lodge in Illinois

The April 2018 edition of Honest Abe Living features a log lodge in rural Indiana designed and manufactured by Honest Abe for a client whose childhood memories led her to creating her own lodge for family escape and renting out as a hunting lodge or…
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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on April 3, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

Interactive Log Home Magazine Launched by Honest Abe

Honest Abe Living magazine, an in-house publication of Honest Abe Log homes, will be presented as an online, interactive magazine beginning with the March 2018 edition.
"We believe that designing the magazine in an interactive format will offer readers a richer experience," said Honest Abe President Josh Beasley.…
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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on February 27, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Bear’s Den Log Homes Named Honest Abe Log Homes Dealer of the Year

Bear’s Den Log Homes was recognized as Dealer of the Year during the recent Honest Abe Log Homes 2018 National Dealer Conference. Owned by Rodger and Darlene Dawson, who have been dealers since 2006, Bear’s Den Log Homes also earned honors as the Top Performing Dealership in 2010 and 2014.

“After researching many log home companies and attending many…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on January 30, 2018 at 9:28am — No Comments

Why we don’t advertise prices at Honest Abe…

At Honest Abe we frequently receive inquiries asking why our magazine advertisements and online floor plans do not show pricing.
The answer is the that we don’t publicize the pricing for one simple reason – most people customize the plans and need us to prepare a custom quote, so we have interested people talk with one of our representatives in our home office in Tennessee or one…
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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on June 23, 2017 at 5:38am — No Comments

Read the May 2017 Honest Abe Living.

The May 2017 edition of Honest Abe Living features a custom home on Tennessee’s Dale Hollow Lake designed for energy efficiency, aging in place and enjoying the beauty of the lake in every season. 

T here’s news about Honest Abe Log Homes’ president serving in a leadership role for a national organization, and…
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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on June 23, 2017 at 5:37am — No Comments

New Honest Abe Dealer was Homeowner First

By Claudia Johnson, Honest Abe Log Homes Director of Marketing
Honest Abe Log Homes, a 38-year-old log home manufacturer based in Moss, Tennessee, has announced the addition of a new Independent Dealership in North Alabama. In March​,​ Serenity Log Homes began serving customers in Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, Madison, Limestone, Lawrence and Morgan counties who are seeking to own a custom log or timber frame home or…
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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on June 23, 2017 at 5:32am — No Comments

Budgeting for a Log or Timber Frame Home

By Wayne Brady, Sales Representative, Honest Abe Crossville

In planning for a new wood home, it’s important to create a budget that allows for construction and considers future maintenance. That means asking yourself some realistic questions and answering them honestly.…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on February 16, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

Honest Abe's Westfield Plan Featured in Magazine

Log Cabin Homes May issue hit the stands this week, and Honest Abe Log Homes is prominently featured. In a six-page spread of breathtaking color photography the story is shared of how customer Michelle Hedges moved forward with the construction of her Moss, Tennessee, log home following the untimely death of…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on February 13, 2017 at 10:45am — No Comments

What Makes a Log Home Beautiful?

Increasing Log Home Appeal as Well as Durability

What is it about Honest Abe homes that make them so appealing to so many people? We can talk about thermal efficiency, building with a renewable resource or living a log home lifestyle, but the main reason people are attracted to log homes is because they are beautiful.

The question we must ask ourselves is “what makes a log home beautiful?” Design, style and…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on February 9, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Smart Decisions, Loving Compromises

A North Carolina couple shares lessons learned while building a mountain dream home that incorporates dreams and needs for present and future enjoyment, allowing them to stay in the home for the rest of their lives. See the complete gallery HERE.

By Claudia Johnson,…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on January 30, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Read the latest Honest Abe Living.

The January-February 2017 edition of Honest Abe Living showcases a custom home in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley built to accommodate the trophies of a big game hunter.
Honest Abe Log Homes’ co-owner writes about the loss of the Smith family’s vacation home in the…
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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on January 26, 2017 at 10:59am — No Comments

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