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 […]

Post and Beam Homes, From the Inside

Sue | May 29th, 2014 - 6:39 am
Post and Beam Homes, From the Inside

Post and Beam homes have much character and charm, but the heart of this drama is mainly visible on the interior of a home. Instead of stacked log walls or conventionally framed walls the timbers themselves carry the load and structure of the home. Let’s take a tour of heavy timber post and beam home […]

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 […]

Reasons to Build New Montana Log Homes

Sue | March 13th, 2014 - 6:39 am
Reasons to Build New Montana Log Homes

If you are relocating to Montana and desire a log home there are two choices: purchase an existing log home or build a new log home. For many, moving here is a life long dream that has been saved and planned for accordingly. Buying a home is quicker than building a new one, but here […]

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, […]

Facilitating The Luxury Log Home’s Build

Sue | January 30th, 2014 - 5:57 am
Facilitating The Luxury Log Home’s Build

Building luxury log homes and luxury timber frame homes¬† is much more involved than just selecting a log home company. Instead, it is the full gamete which begin with ideas, traverse through floor plans, selection of the log home style and materials, excavation, foundation, dryin, and turnkey completion. So let me share with you how […]

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, […]

Cost of Timber Frame Homes Verses a Log Homes

Sue | January 17th, 2014 - 1:11 pm
Cost of Timber Frame Homes Verses a Log Homes

The three key factors that go into planning your new home are cost, floor plan, and log or timber home style. I list cost first because to a large extent the budget is the rudder that guides the homeowners towards their final choice of home design and floor plan. So let me explore turnkey building […]

Log Gazebos

Sue | October 18th, 2013 - 4:11 pm
Log Gazebos

Log gazebos are features which some of the larger handcrafted log homes possess. The use of an octagonal room enhances the floor plan and allows for more design features for both the exterior and interior of the home. Log gazebos are built from the post and beam style or a square timber frame. Here we […]

Post and Beam Homes or Beam and Post Homes?

Sue | August 7th, 2013 - 12:43 pm
Post and Beam Homes or Beam and Post Homes?

I recently had someone ask me about a Beam and Post home and how it differed from a Post and Beam home. I had to think a minute, as post and beam is always the order I have used the term. But with a bit of research, my original thought was confirmed– they are both […]

Calculating Costs For Post and Beam Homes Part 1

Sue | June 20th, 2012 - 10:25 am
Calculating Costs For Post and Beam Homes Part 1

Calculating costs for Post and Beam homes is one of the services we provide as a full service log home company. While almost everyone can picture a log home a Post and Beam house is not as widely known. Any of our homes can be built in any of the five home styles we offer. […]

Yes! You Can Make Money with Your New Log Cabin!

Sue | June 17th, 2012 - 7:32 am
Yes! You Can Make Money with Your New Log Cabin!

In appreciation to any of our customers who recommend us to others we offer a $500 referral fee when we close a log home sale with them. We are confident that you will love your new Cowboy Log Home. So why not make some money by just talking about it? Whenever we have a log […]

Post and Beam Western Red Cedar Quotes

Sue | June 5th, 2012 - 7:24 am
Post and Beam Western Red Cedar Quotes

From exploring our website I’m sure that you have noticed that we don’t provide just ‘run of the mill’¬† log and timber homes. The vast majority of the work we do is handcrafted work. The use of raw logs and the process of transforming them into a work of art is much different than just […]

Post and Beam Western Red Cedar Part 2

Sue | April 26th, 2012 - 6:05 am
Post and Beam Western Red Cedar Part 2

For our second segment of Post and Beam Western Red Cedar homes we will look at some of the crafting behind these homes. Post and Beam crafting techniques are the same as what is used for our Heavy Timber Frame homes, only the logs are left round. The first time I saw the intricacy of […]

Timber Frame Homes

Sue | March 16th, 2012 - 3:35 am
Timber Frame Homes

One of our five styles includes heavy timber frame homes. For this type the logs are squared and then crafted to form the superstructure of the home. The word “Timber” is applied to logs that have been cut flat on all sides. The word “Log” is used for ones which are left round. The joinery […]