The Cowboy Plan

Stock Plans Planning Sets

Sue | March 6th, 2021 - 9:26 pm
Stock Plans Planning Sets

Planning Sets- To help with planning your new log home, we are pleased to offer a Planning Set for any of our stock plans for $99. For $99 you receive an emailed PDF file and a permission slip granting you permission to print hard copies for planning and gathering subcontractor cost purposes. The plans can […]

Understanding Log Home Pricing

Sue | May 3rd, 2019 - 7:03 pm
Understanding Log Home Pricing

Several elements go into log home pricing. Owners can purchase just a log shell from Cowboy Log Homes, a complete dry-in shell, or a combination of log shell plus some other materials. We begin with log shell pricing on three sizes of logs: the 6×8 D-log with square timbers, the 8×8 D-log with square timbers, […]

Dry-in Package Pricing

Sue | April 29th, 2019 - 3:13 pm
Dry-in Package Pricing

Dry-In Package Inclusions Please Call or Email For Dryin Material Package Pricing DRY-IN PACKAGE INCLUSIONS: 1. First Floor Sub-floor 2. Second Floor Sub-floor Including: Girder Beam, Rim Board, Support Posts, Floor Joists, Sheeting Framing for Dormers, Sheeting for Dormer Walls (as per plan) 3. Dormer Materials: Framing for Dormers (as per plan) Sheeting for Dormers […]

Log Homes Prices

Sue | April 27th, 2019 - 7:35 pm
Log Homes Prices

Cowboy Log Homes ~ Log Shell Only Pricing Please View Individual Floor Plan Pages Listed to Left Hand Side  for More Information Per Plan Pricing for Each Plan Includes Delivery Up To 1,000 Miles From Belgrade, MT Shipping Beyond 1,000 Miles Available ~ Call For Quote Pricing Dependent on Snow and Wind Load of Construction […]

The Cowboy II Plan

Sue | April 26th, 2019 - 1:29 pm
The Cowboy II Plan

The Cowboy II Plan(Scroll down for Floor Plan) Click Here for Printable Version of Cowboy II Plan Cowboy II Log Shell Only Pricing: Log Shell Prices Include Free Shipping Up To 1,000 miles from Belgrade, Montana. Shipping available beyond 1,000. Please call for estimate. 6×8 D-log with Square Timber – Log Shell Only $39,900*8×8 D-log […]

Log Homes General Cost Estimates

Sue | April 24th, 2015 - 7:22 am
Log Homes General Cost Estimates

Its Spring! Are you itching to start your new log home? Usually at this point, when you are ready to move into building the house, the best thing to do is start out with a ball park turnkey price to determine if the floor plan is within your budget. For a full turnkey, where everything […]

How Much Does it Cost?

Sue | November 5th, 2014 - 9:40 pm
How Much Does it Cost?

We all love to dream about our new log home, but the reality behind every dream is, “How much does it cost?”. Cost is the vehicle that carries that dream. Well laid budgets can encounter surprise costs during the build, but overall the well prepared budget vehicles will get to the finished home line in […]

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 […]

Luxury Log Cabins ~ Milled vs. Handcrafted

Sue | April 21st, 2014 - 7:04 am
Luxury Log Cabins ~ Milled vs. Handcrafted

For a log cabin the logs are the first area to be explored. The logs themselves dictate a large part of the cost of building the structure. We have found that when people are striving to go as inexpensively as possible they think a “cabin” is less expensive than a standard home. This is not […]

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 […]

Understanding Pricing for Handcrafted Log Homes

Sue | February 5th, 2014 - 5:21 am
Understanding Pricing for Handcrafted Log Homes

Handcrafted Log Homes are one of the styles of log and timber home construction that we offer. The handcrafts were part of history centuries before the milled log homes were even invented. The use of the round raw logs, huge diameters, and hand scribing are characteristics that only about 10% of the log homes in […]

Milled Log Profiles

Sue | November 9th, 2013 - 9:44 am
Milled Log Profiles

Log profiles are how the logs look on the inside, outside, and also how they are shaped between the rows of logs. Currently the Swedish Cope stack is the most popular with our customers, but the other styles have a strong place in the log home world as well. The chink style pictured below is […]

Timber Frame Home Pricing

Sue | November 2nd, 2013 - 5:00 am
Timber Frame Home Pricing

Heavy Timber Frame Home Packages: Log Species: Douglas Fir ~ other wood species available upon request Timber Sizes: 12×12, 10×10, 8×10, 6×10 etc. ~ larger sizes available. Timber sizes dependent on plan requirements. Log Joinery and Style: Mortise and Tenon joinery unless otherwise noted HEAVY TIMBER FRAME TYPICAL INCLUSIONS: Timber Frame Superstructure Timber Support Posts Timber […]

Round Post and Beam Home Pricing

Sue | November 2nd, 2013 - 4:07 am
Round Post and Beam Home Pricing

 Handcrafted Round Post and Beam Packages: Log Species: Douglas Fir, Western Red Cedar ~ other wood species available upon request Log Sizes: Approximately 14 inch mean diameter. Larger diameter logs and Western Red Cedar Flares also available Log Joinery and Style: Handcrafted logs with draw knife hand peeled surface. Joinery to include: mortise and tenon joinery, […]

Log Home Pricing

Sue | October 31st, 2013 - 12:30 pm
Log Home Pricing

Log Home Pricing ~ Log Shells Only Log shell pricing based on 6×8 D-log, 8×8 D-log, and 8″ Diameter Swedish Cope. Other log sizes and profiles available upon request. Shipping up to 1,000 miles from Belgrade, MT included in Price. Delivery beyond 1,000 miles available upon request. Please call for quote.  Other dry-in materials also […]