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Hand-peeled full logs and old-timey chinking combine to give the dining room a sense of rustic refinement. "We used a Norway pine that was plantation grown here in Michigan," says Eric Gordon, vice president of Maple Island Log Homes, which provided the logs. "It's a wonderful species to use because it tends to have more knot clusters, which people like in a handcrafted home."

Hand-peeled full logs and old-timey chinking combine to give the dining room a sense of rustic refinement. “We used a Norway pine that was plantation grown here in Michigan,” says Eric Gordon, vice president of Maple Island Log Homes, which provided the logs. “It’s a wonderful species to use because it tends to have more knot clusters, which people like in a handcrafted home.”