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Tell us about yourself:
German living in Finland. Building his dream log cabin on lakeside property in Southern Finland.
Are you lucky enough to be living in a log home?
My second home will be a log home.
What timeframe are you looking to start your dream home?
Within 12 months

Peter's Blog

Villa Linnea 2011 - A summary

Hello Log Home Lovers,


Almost exactly one year has gone since we started building Villa Linnea. Time to reflect on 2011.

It all started in early February. We had tons of snow on the foundation. It took several hours of tractor work, 6 hours of heavy duty snow plowing, and some 15 man hours of snow shoveling to get the foundation in shape for the log assembly.…


Posted on February 2, 2012 at 2:30am

Log Cabin in Finland - Log Frame Assembly

Nothing stops true Finns (nor me as a German living in Finland) to built their dream cabin even in temperatures around -20 degrees Celsius. Even that the cold weather and some incoming snow slowed down the log frame assembly a little, the frame of Villa Linnea was standing after 5 working days.

After laying a layer of tar-paper and and a layer of insulation material, the 4 person building crew assembled the first row of logs. After the first row was adjusted and hammered into place…


Posted on March 6, 2011 at 3:24am — 1 Comment

Hello from Finland!

Hello LogHome Neighbors,


Building a log home is naturally not only popular in Northern America but also in the Northern countries in Europe. We, a German-Finnish couple, are building our second home on a lakeside property in Finland.

We will be building our log home so-called Villa Linnea during the winter 2010/2011 with the logs being assembled during February and March 2011. The logs are pre-cut and manufactured by one of the biggest log house manufacturers in…


Posted on January 17, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

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At 3:58pm on January 17, 2011, Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations said…

Hi Peter, Welcome to the neighborhood. Its great to see

log homes being built all over. Dolly


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