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.…Continue
Posted on February 2, 2012 at 2:30am
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…Continue
Posted on March 6, 2011 at 3:24am — 1 Comment
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…Continue
Posted on January 17, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments