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"All About Log Homes" Infographic

Got questions about log home maintenance or styles? PrecisionCraft Log and Timber Homes just released a fun and informative infographic entitled, “All About Log Homes” that will help answer your basic questions!

Follow the link to see the full infographic:

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Added by PrecisionCraft on April 3, 2013 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Building a Log Home, Away From Home.

When you first began to dream of your getaway log home, you probably had some idea where it might be located. Maybe you had a piece of land already picked out or maybe you were looking for a mountain setting or a lot near a lake. No matter where you chose to build, it is more than likely that your dream log home will be located somewhere other than the town, city or even state you live in now.

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Having a log home built outside your… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on July 8, 2010 at 1:45pm — No Comments

PrecisionCraft Log Homes Celebrates its 20 Year Anniversary

PrecisionCraft Log Homes & Timber Frame, the industry leader in the design, manufacturing and construction of custom mountain style homes, is celebrating its twenty year anniversary today. Since its founding on May 21, 1990, PrecisionCraft has worked diligently to maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction by delivering the best in customer service, creative design, product quality and construction solutions. In doing so, PrecisionCraft… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on May 21, 2010 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Land Buying Tips: Finding the Perfect Spot for Your Log Home

Majestic Ridgelines Inspire Great Log Homes



In an interview with Log Home Living, Jim Young, President of PrecisionCraft Log Homes gives his advice to future log home owners on buying land. This interview, packed full of good land buying tips, is featured in Log Home Living's 2010 Annual Buyer's Guide. Below is the original interview in its raw format.

Log Home Living: Really briefly, can you…

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Added by PrecisionCraft on May 4, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

PrecisionCraft Nationwide: View Our Log Homes Across the United States and Abroad

PrecisionCraft Log Homes Maps its Experience



At PrecisionCraft Log Homes & Timber Frame we enjoy meeting clients from all over the United States. Over the past 20 years, we have worked with thousands of clients nationwide bringing their home inspirations to life. From a an elegant timber frame in California to a rustic log cabin in Tennessee, our experience extends beyond… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on April 8, 2010 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

PrecisionCraft’s Log Home Plan, the Caribou Inspires Homeowners Across the United States to Build

The Caribou, by PrecisionCraft Log Homes and Timber Frame, Inspires an American Dream...Time and Time Again. Created by Mountain Architects, PrecisionCraft’s award-winning team of log home designers, the Caribou plan first hit the limelight in 2007 when it was recognized by Log Home… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on March 15, 2010 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Log Home Bathrooms | Custom Vanities | Timber Frame Baths

Log home baths come in all shapes, sizes and decor. Take a look at this collection of photos by PrecisionCraft Log Homes. These custom designed log home baths, vanities and spas will help inspire your own unique bathroom. Featured in this collection of pictures is a hand-carved tree trunk pedestal, a master spa tub constructed from ledge stone, a vanity with barn wood accents, a one-of-a-kind stainless steel tub and more!… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on March 2, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Log Home Living Announces Winners of Floor Plan Design Competition

Log Home Living announces the winners of its 12th annual Floor Plan Design competition. See PrecisionCraft Log Homes, and all the winners in the April 2010 issue (now on newsstands).



PrecisionCraft's Montclaire Floor Plan is named winner in the "Over 4,000 Sq. Ft.… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on February 19, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Award-Winning Log Home with a Gourmet Kitchen Design

This custom log home by PrecisionCraft Log Homes, recognized in Country’s Best 2009 Design Awards, features a gourmet kitchen and open dining area (shown below). Here are the features that make this kitchen truly a work of art:

  • Seamless boundary between the…
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Added by PrecisionCraft on February 17, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

From Foundation to Final Touches, A Log Home Comes to Life in PA













Our popular Caribou log home plan comes to life as a milled log home in Hazelton, PA. Rustic stone, shingle siding, character logs at the entry, and an expansive glass window overlooking the water make… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on February 8, 2010 at 6:01pm — No Comments

2010 Log Homes Council President’s Tour

Registration is now open for the 2010 Log Homes Council President’s Tour, March 29 through April 1 in Boise, Idaho. The host: PrecisonCraft Log Homes & Timber Frame.



This year’s tour is unique for several reasons. One, it’s returning after a year off. I know that I and other Log Homes Council members I’ve spoken to are really looking forward to coming back together to network, catch up and share new ideas. Also… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on February 4, 2010 at 1:02pm — 1 Comment

Log & Timber Hybrid Home Under Construction in NJ



Here are two pictures of a log & timber hybrid home under construction in New Jersey. Beautiful timber frame, warm-hued stone and rectangular log walls. Based on PrecisionCraft's Crested Butte floor plan, this waterfront home features intricate design and unique finish details.…



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Added by PrecisionCraft on February 4, 2010 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

Complimentary Design Consultation with PrecisionCraft's Design Arm

For a limited time only, log home enthusiasts can explore the custom design process before they commit to building their log home! Mountain Architects, the log home industry’s most renowned architectural firm is giving their “clients-to-be” the opportunity to consult with an expert designer before making a commitment to build. Learn about the home design process and get a sneak peak at what your home will look like. For more information, call 800-729-1320 or visit… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on December 22, 2009 at 5:38pm — No Comments

LEED Rated PrecisionCraft Log Home to Be Awarded Platinum Certification

For Mark and Crystal Ryan, building their dream mountain house was synonymous with building what is commonly referred to as a “green” home. This Oregon couple turned to award-winning Mountain Architects and PrecisionCraft Log Homes & Timber Frame to help them design and manufacture a home that is now in the final certification process to be awarded the LEED Platinum rating. LEED, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design,… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on November 25, 2009 at 5:35pm — No Comments

Inspired Living: A Rustic Handcrafted Log Cabin Retreat

Rustic Charm Meets Luxury Style

A 360 degree view of the Lemhi Range, Idaho's finest rivers and headwaters, a style reminiscent of an old mining town...these are the three unique sources of inspiration behind PrecisionCraft's final Inspired Living story!



Over the past few months, PrecisionCraft has presented its Inspired Living stories, real life examples of clients turning Mountain Architects’ design concepts into… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on August 28, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Inspired Living: One Great Floor Plan, Three Custom Log Homes

Last month, PrecisionCraft Log Homes announced its new Inspired Living feature sharing real life stories of how Mountain Architects’ new design creations come to life. This month, the award winning team shows how one log home plan, the award-winning Woodhaven, inspired three separate couples to build their dream homes; each customized to match a different lifestyle, architectural taste and… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on July 23, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

One Couple's Journey to Build a Legacy Home

Many of us love hearing the "story behind the home." Here is a great one by PrecisionCraft Log Homes that I thought I would share...



"Kelly and Marie didn’t have a favorite floor plan when they found the perfect build location amidst the Boise National Forest. In fact, they weren’t even set on building a custom timber frame home. After some searching, Kelly and Marie thought they had found the right home for them. Knowing their heart’s… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on June 12, 2009 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Why Would Anyone Build Now?

A great article written by Jim Young, President of PrecisionCraft Log Homes.



With uncertainty engulfing our economy, why would anyone build now? We are confronted daily with customers that are uneasy about moving forward with their building project in the middle of this current economic mess. Of course, each person or family has to evaluate their own financial situation and no one should build if they can’t afford it. But let me make three… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on May 28, 2009 at 12:41pm — No Comments

A Design Story: A Timber Frame Home Designed to Compliment an Already Existing Pool

As a log home company with a focus on custom design services, we get to interact with some truly phenomenal people who come to us with their own unique design inspirations. Recently, we started sharing some of our most unique design stories at our Floor Plan Blog but thought some of the log and timber home enthusiasts at loghomeu.com would enjoy these stories as well. In the story below, our clients' names have been changed for privacy… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on September 19, 2008 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Another Reason to Work with an Architect: The Value of Site Inspections

On-site inspection and verification of the construction process is an invaluable service architects provide clients during the construction phase of their custom log homes. Incorporating site visits and construction inspections as a standard practice is like an insurance policy guaranteeing the builder is building your home in compliance with your plans and specifications. Custom… Continue

Added by PrecisionCraft on September 16, 2008 at 3:32pm — No Comments

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