We could not imagine building with any other logs other than "Dead Standing". Out of all the homes we have built , we haven't had a home with large cracks, shrinking and warping. All the drying process has been done before the tree was harvasted .
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Remember check all options before building , every company is different and talk with customers , they will tell you what they would have done different or not.