The Log Home Neighborhood

An online log home community for log home enthusiasts.

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Join us on Facebook!

Brought to you by the editors of Log & Timber Home Living magazine, this new group exists to celebrate the log home lifestyle. Whether you are looking for inspiration, have a question, want to share a favorite photo or anything else related to log homes, our new Facebook group is the place to be.…


Added by Neighborhood Host on April 13, 2021 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Announcing the Hearthstone Eye on Design Giveaway

Don't miss your chance to win a free log home design from one of North America's top producers of log homes.

Enter today for your chance to win custom design services and construction services from Hearthstone Inc.

Valued estimated at $15,000 ($3.00/sf. including travel), the prize includes a site visit and preliminary topographic survey along with preliminary 1/8" scale initial sketches and 1/4" CAD drawings. Any log profile will be designed and the winner is free to use… Continue

Added by Neighborhood Host on June 11, 2009 at 11:06pm — No Comments

And the Winner Is...

You probably thought we forgot.

But we didn't, and we're happy to announce the winner of our First Annual Fall Photo Contest:

Congratulations, Denise! You'll seen by the proud (we hope!) owner of the… Continue

Added by Neighborhood Host on December 15, 2008 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Did We Get Your Photo Yet?

As you all probably know - there is a huge decision to be made tomorrow. That's right. VOTING for the 1st Annual Fall Foliage Photo Contest begins!

But, before all of that, we wanted to know: Have we received your photo yet?

Please take a look at the 7 finalists listed at the following link:… Continue

Added by Neighborhood Host on November 3, 2008 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Photo Contest Update! Important Info!

In light of much confusion (and perhaps bad instructions at the outset of the contest) we'd like to provide an update to our Fall Photo Contest.

Here's what we're going to do:

Gather all images that are on the original blog post, and gather all images you send to us via email.

Yes, that's right. Please send us your photos via email ( or… Continue

Added by Neighborhood Host on October 27, 2008 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Got a Question? We've Got Answers!

Though we try to make using the features of our Neighborhood as intuitive as possible, we understand that sometimes things are just tricky to figure out.

Well, we're trying to fix that.

A few weeks ago, Rita and Joe Hickey asked us to create a "How-To" type of guide for the Log Home Neighborhood. And it was an awesome idea. The problem is, we're not exactly sure what questions were out there that needed to be… Continue

Added by Neighborhood Host on August 27, 2008 at 11:08am — 5 Comments

Green By Nature...Not Cause It's Trendy

Since the dawn of time, humans have been forced to be innovative to overcome their problems: For cavemen looking to chase down agile prey, lighter wood was used to make spears move more quickly through the air. For Henry Ford looking to chase down more profit by producing more automobiles, he referenced his own ingenuity, and unveiled the assembly line.

These, and millions of other events, gave birth to the phrase "necessity breeds creation." (You may have heard it a few times,… Continue

Added by Neighborhood Host on August 14, 2008 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Log Home Neighborhood Now Has 500 Members!

As of 7:30 AM (East Coast Time), the Log Home Neighborhood has 500 members! We would take a minute to pat ourselves on the back for setting this up, but not only would that be corny, it would also take away the credit from the people who deserve it most: You.

Amazed. Blown away. Tickled pink.

These are some of the feelings we've collectively had in the few months since this block party got started. Without you all, we have no community, we have no Neighborhood, and to be… Continue

Added by Neighborhood Host on July 23, 2008 at 12:35pm — 8 Comments

Improving Your Log Home Forums

Dear Community Members,

In an effort to make this Neighborhood more useful for you, we'd like to invite your suggestions to make the Log Home Forums even better.

There's nothing that makes us happier than seeing people help people, and from the action in the forums so far, that's exactly what's going on. We truly believe in the power of the wisdom provided by enthusiasts and experts and the collective knowledge the community… Continue

Added by Neighborhood Host on June 13, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

6 Unforgettable Log Home Decor Artists

totem pole sculpture If you haven't had a chance yet to check out these amazingly talented decor makers (ok, so they're really artists), then I suggest you block out an hour this weekend to take a closer look.

We've profiled 6 artists who create masterpieces perfect for log homes. Whether you're in to decorative tile,… Continue

Added by Neighborhood Host on June 6, 2008 at 9:30am — No Comments

Log Home Video Library Added to the Neighborhood!

We've just added a bunch of log home videos from our Log Home TV library to the Log Home Neighborhood Community.

What can you do with the videos (besides watch them)? Well, you can actually take any of our videos, and embed them on your website or blog! You can email them easily to friends (and while you're at it, tell them it's about time to get a Log Home Neighborhood Profile up).

Best of all? You can rate every video on… Continue

Added by Neighborhood Host on April 11, 2008 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Log Home Design Awards Announced In Orlando, FL

The most innovative floor plans and designs in the log home industry were singled out during the second annual Log Home Design Awards held in Orlando, Florida, on March 8, 2008. The dinner gala was held in conjunction with The Log &… Continue

Added by Neighborhood Host on March 13, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

Annual Floorplan Design Winners Announced

Log Home Living magazine's April 2008 issue unveils the best log home designs of the year, with more than a few surprises, in it's 10th Annual Log Home Living Floorplan Design contest. The contest has greatly influenced trends in rustic design over the past decade, with readers and the design community embracing the ideas conveyed by the winning entries.…

PrecisionCraft Log & Timber Homes Photo Continue

Added by Neighborhood Host on March 10, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Welcome to the Log Home Neighborhood!

While the dust gets settled in the new neighborhood, feel free to check out some of our favorite log home sites:

Log Home The Official Site of Log Home Living and Log Home Design

Log Homes A Gallery of Gorgeous Log Homes. Enjoy!

Added by Neighborhood Host on February 29, 2008 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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