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Deer Repellent Article

I came across this article this morning and thought you log home dwellers would appreciate it, seeing as how many of you are surrounded by…

Started by CharisBLatest Reply

window color?

what window color looks best with logs? white is a nice contrast but it is white. I was thinking maybe a alum. clad but staining  the wood…

Started by JasonLatest Reply

Staining Deck

I will soon be staining my porch deck which is made from pressure treated lumber. What is the best way to clean the porch prior to staining…

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How to lift the purlin'?

We are building a log cabin, its 30x25ft built from D milled 6x6” logs. I have felled 3 32ft trees to use as purlins, they must weigh 600-7…

Started by Jonathan Holden-Remick

0 on Monday

Clogged drain problems

A pool of standing water is formed in my bathroom while bathing. I am facing problems with clogged drains in the bathroom and a foul smell…

Started by Chris Carl

1 May 17
Reply by Judy Juan

Sitka spruce for building?

so, I’ve lived here in Alaska for 42 years. I operate heavy equipment and also do carpentry.  I do have a question. Has anyone here, used S…

Started by Robert rowland

0 Apr 2

Why Not Limewash for an Exterior Log Wall?

We built a log home in the panhandle of Florida 22 years ago from a Heritage Log Homes' kit. We have used oil based products recommended by…

Started by Josh Adams

0 Mar 18

would you buy this?

Looking at this log cabin to buy as a primary residence and although I love the idea of one I know almost nothing about them.  This one see…

Started by Leslie Stouffer

1 Mar 6
Reply by CharisB

Home Renovation is Coming

Hi all, Just bought this new home last month and been doing some renovations. It'll start in 2-3 days. The plan is to add a new room, chang…

Started by James F. Geyer

0 Mar 1

Deer Repellent Article

I came across this article this morning and thought you log home dwellers would appreciate it, seeing as how many of you are surrounded by…

Started by CharisB

5 Feb 13
Reply by Judy Juan

Looking For A Storage Unit

Hi guys,I'm living in North York with my wife and family.We're going on a vacation trip next month. We are so excited about the trip. Espec…

Started by James F. Geyer

2 Dec 13, 2019
Reply by Judy Juan

Log cabin Roof

Building cabin and using machines logs for rafters with boards on top of them to keep the logs exposed. Iam also using corrugated metal roo…

Started by Yve LeRoy

1 Dec 4, 2019
Reply by Judy Juan

Using Glass Backslpashes In Kitchen

Been thinking about using glass backsplashes in my kitchen.Glass provides an attractive and cost-effective alternative to tile and other ba…

Started by James F. Geyer

1 Aug 17, 2019
Reply by Kathryn Willis

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