The first Honest Abe Living interactive magazine of the new decade is now available online at Honest Abe Living
In the January 2020 issue you’ll read an interview and peruse a photo gallery of a new, custom log cabin. Fulfilling a 30-year dream, the featured Tennessee couple downsized from their conventional home to an Honest Abe log cabin they designed and finished themselves. Their Home is featured in the most recent issue of Log Cabin Homes.
Tabatha & Jimmy Clay
Another story tells how you can spend your Smoky Mountain vacation in an Honest Abe log cabin created to replace a Gatlinburg retreat destroyed by the 2016 firestorm.
Dollish Cabin, Gatlinburg
In this issue we reacquaint you with our design team, which has a combined 75+ years in drafting plans of customers’ design concepts and developing innovative new floor plans for our catalog.
You can browse a gallery of photos and read about how a new homeowner worked with Honest Abe to create an award-winning log-timber frame hybrid from an original sketch. This home is presented in an upcoming issue of Log & Timber Home Living.
James and Priscilla Epps Head Timber Frame
This month’s featured floor plan is the Gibson, an affordable mid-sized home plan that can expanded later.
The Gibson Plan
Our monthly tip encourages log and timber frame homeowners to consider implementing rain barrels for collecting rainwater runoff, providing a free water source and protecting foundation areas.
Designer Molly Cooper of Cooper & Co. Designs gives advice on how to use items you have on hand to freshen up your decor without breaking the bank.
We’ve included a link to upcoming log raisings and home tours so you’ll have ample time to make 2020 travel plans.
Plan Your Trip
And for those who ate too much during the holidays, we’re sharing a recipe for Cauliflower-Lettuce Salad, by our owner, Janie Smith.