Log Home Packages

Sue | October 24th, 2014 - 6:52 am
Log Home Packages

Log Home Packages are a collection of materials that you purchase when you order your log home. What becomes confusing is, “What is really in that package?”.  All the years we have been providing high quality log home kits (oh no, another term!) there is always confusion of what is included in a package. The […]

Why Log Cabin Kits For Sale Are Not Prefab

Sue | July 1st, 2014 - 9:39 am
Why Log Cabin Kits For Sale Are Not Prefab

When you buy one of our log cabin kits for sale you are actually buying a custom log cabin package. The cabin is customized to your needs and desires. Sometimes there is a misconception that a ‘kit home’ is the same as a prefab home. That is not the case. A prefab home is a […]

Plans for Small Log Cabins

Sue | June 27th, 2014 - 7:14 am
Plans for Small Log Cabins

Small log cabin plans are usually those under 1,000 square feet. On one ends of the spectrum we have the little Lariat at 480 square feet. At the other end are plans like the Pony with 996 square feet. Within small cabin floor plans under 1,000 sq ft there is only so much space. One […]

A Frame Cabin Kits

Sue | June 25th, 2014 - 7:14 am
A Frame Cabin Kits

A frame cabin kits are designed with a very steep roof pitch. Often the A Frame has an upper balcony and a lower covered porch on the front elevation.  When built from stacked logs, the A frame is slightly modified. Instead of the roof line on each side extending all the way to the ground, […]

Log Profiles

Sue | June 17th, 2014 - 2:24 pm
Log Profiles

Please Note: Other log sizes and profiles available upon request. Milled Log Corner Styles   Cowboy Log Homes

Log Cabin Kits For Sale- Log Shells

Sue | June 16th, 2014 - 7:28 am
Log Cabin Kits For Sale- Log Shells

The basis of any log home is the log shell itself. Selecting the right log home style and log size will depend on both you taste and your budget. These two blended together yield what will work for your home. One of our most popular plans is the Bear Creek. This home was originally built […]

Log Home Shell Detail

Sue | June 10th, 2014 - 1:00 pm
Log Home Shell Detail

A log shell is the cornerstone of what differentiates a log home from a conventional home. A log shell price sheet details the various log members that comprise the log shell. Log shells can be very simple, and only include the four exterior log walls, or they can be more complex and includes features such […]

Handcrafted Log Home Designs ~ Log Shells

Sue | April 28th, 2014 - 2:27 pm
Handcrafted Log Home Designs ~ Log Shells

For a new log home the first component is the log shell. Other materials such as doors, windows, roofing, and framing lumber are all determined based on the first step– the logs.  When building a good set of log home designs can make the difference between an acceptable and an outstanding log home. Let’s look […]

Designing Cabin Plans with Lofts

Sue | April 15th, 2014 - 4:01 pm
Designing Cabin Plans with Lofts

Lofts are an integral part of many log home designs that owners have no intention of parting with. These unique spaces help to set cabins apart from conventional homes. They offer character, a chance to be engulfed by the log and wood ceilings, and extreme charm to the dwelling. When designing cabin plans with lofts […]

For the Love of Log Homes

Sue | April 3rd, 2014 - 5:29 am
For the Love of Log Homes

More and more it seems that there are two types of people that we personally encounter: those who love log homes and those that do not. If you are one who has a passion for log, then you are probably not satisfied with a conventionally built home. The log home love affair may bite you […]

Handcrafted Log Homes and Dutch Doors

Sue | March 14th, 2014 - 2:34 pm
Handcrafted Log Homes and Dutch Doors

Handcrafted log homes and specialty wood doors are both the same vintage– fully custom. The love of wood and rustic amenities often encourage homeowners to invest in carved wood doors, stained glass inserts, or even Dutch doors. The Dutch style of the doors can be used for both interior and exterior locations. Dutch Doors Design […]

Should Luxury Log Cabin Homes Have the Drawings Engineered?

Sue | March 12th, 2014 - 7:05 am
Should Luxury Log Cabin Homes Have the Drawings Engineered?

One vital ingredient for luxury log cabin homes is the blueprints. Without detailed drawings it is best to not even start building a new log home. The blueprints are the road map which lay out the look of the outside of the home, the precise size and location of the rooms within the floor plans, […]

Wooden Doors for Log Homes

Sue | January 22nd, 2014 - 7:15 am
Wooden Doors for Log Homes

For log cabin owners the love of wood usually doesn’t end with the log walls. It resonates throughout the home touching the owner’s selection of flooring choices, cabinets, doors, and even sometimes the interior wall finishes. Some of the loveliest log homes have hardwood flooring throughout, special order or custom built hickory cabinets, wooden doors, […]

Wyoming Plan 3,346 Sq. Ft.

Sue | December 5th, 2013 - 7:03 am
Wyoming Plan 3,346 Sq. Ft.

The Wyoming Plan (Scroll Down For Floor Plan) Dimensions: 108′ W x 56′ D Levels: 2 First Floor Square Footage: 2,898 Second Floor Square Footage: 448 TOTAL Square Footage: 3,346 Garage Square Footage: 896 Porches Square Footage: 480 Bedrooms: 4 + Open Loft Baths: 2 1/2 First Floor Laundry, Pantry, Foyer, 2 Car Garage The […]

El Paso Plan 1,252 Sq. Ft.

Sue | October 5th, 2013 - 10:56 am
El Paso Plan 1,252 Sq. Ft.

The El Paso Plan (Scroll Down for Floor Plans) Dimensions: 35′ D x 70′ W Levels: 2 First Floor Square Footage: 868 Second Floor Square Footage: 384 TOTAL Square Footage: 1,252 Garage Square Footage: 784 Porches Square Footage: 512 Bedrooms: 1 + Open Loft Baths: 1 First Floor Laundry, Attached 2 Car Garage The El […]