We had someone ask what a good size would be for a log cabin. They were feeling their idea of a cozy log cabin would be too small. I’m never sure what a “small log cabin” means. When we started building our log cabin, we looked through log home magazines to get ideas. Our blueprints had our log cabin as… Continue reading
This article by a Michigan-based guest author discusses some benefits of a log cabin in the northern woods. Enjoy it!
Here is a guest article about everyone’s dream — building a rustic cabin in the woods! Some good tips to consider. Enjoy it!
Have you ever dreamed of a building a rustic log cabin in the woods? If so, it is time to make it real. These are basically impermanent or less refined homes. These are built by… Continue reading
There are many things to look for in buying a regular home. There are some unique things to watch out for when looking for your dream log cabin. Here are some tips to consider when looking at buying an existing log cabin.
First, check the entire structure to make sure there is no soft or rotted wood. Check all the… Continue reading
Our thanks to Log Cabins South West for this article
Just like Jim & Cindy, many people dream of building their own log cabin. Cabins have become very popular in recent years. As property prices increase and people are more environmentally aware, log cabins have become a great choice for home and building construction.
When using a kit, log cabins… Continue reading
“If everyone is thinking alike then somebody isn’t thinking.”
– George S. Patton
There are plenty of opposing opinions in the discussion on do-it-yourself log cabin kits vs building a log cabin from scratch. When we first started exploring our options, I thought the only way to build a log cabin was to get a bunch of somewhat similar-sized logs… Continue reading
When we were making lots of decisions before starting our log home, the builder asked us if we were going to have round log walls or flat log walls. We just assumed we would have round log walls and were surprised by the question.
“You can’t have a log cabin with square logs”, was the from-the-gut response. The builder reminded… Continue reading