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Appalachian Log Structures Inc.

PO Box 614
Ripley, WV 25271
Phone: (866) LOG-HOME
Fax: (304) 372-3154

Visit our Log Home Models
For over 30 years Appalachian Log Structures has been manufacturing milled log home building materials in a precut or linear foot system. The National Sales Office/Model is located in Ripley, West Virginia where three log buildings encompass the administrative, design and sales teams. The model home showcases one of most popular floor plan designs, The FairOaks, built in the popular authentic Appalachia style log. With a little over 2,000 square feet of living area, this 1.5 story design features an open living space with an abundance of glass. Porches and decks surround the structure that includes 3 bedrooms, living, dining, and kitchen areas. A Regional Sales Office/Model home located in Gaffney, South Carolina off I-85 offers visitors the chance to tour a log structures in our popular D-log profile.

Log & Timber Home Products for a Lifetime
Appalachian offers five log profiles, with the D-log traditional butt and pass and Authentic Appalachian style dovetail corner joinery the most requested. Three additional log profiles and two corner styles in 6″or 8″ thickness are available from Appalachian Log Structures. Log styles offered are milled with a tongue and groove and are stacked to provide a solid wood wall. The precut engineered building system also includes a precut timber frame loft floor, rafter roof, and porch system with thru-bolts, hardware, caulk and gasketing. All log wall and beams components are grade stamped for quality assurance and are covered by a 5/25- year warranty for years of unmatchable worry free protection.

We are here to Guide You
The sales and design staff have many years of experience and look forward to guiding future log home owners through the design and building process. Appalachian offers over 60 floor plans designed and ready to manufacture for your home site. Our design staff also provides assistance to modify or custom design the log home of your dreams. Visit our website at for a listing of the Construction/Plant Tour seminars held at the manufacturing facility in Princeton, WV. This one day event is an educational seminar developed to guide consumers through the log home buying and building process. Call today, (866) LOG-HOME, to schedule a visit, attend a seminar or discuss you log home plans.

Year founded: 1978
Number of homes produced to date: 2500-4999
Number of builders dealers and representatives: 25-49

Wood species:
  • Hemlock
  • White pine
How logs are normally dried prior to shipment: Air dried
Average moisture content of logs upon shipment: 20 to 25%
Type(s) of wall logs you offer:  Full or solid wall logs
Corner notches are:  Totally pre-cut
Log lengths are: All pre-cut to required lengths
Available styles of wall log profiles:
  • Flat - inside
  • Flat - outside
  • Hand hewn
  • Lap siding
  • Rectangular
  • Round - inside
  • Round - outside
Heights: 10" & larger
Widths: 4" to 6"
Tongue & Groove Styles:  Single
Corner intersection details for available wall log styles:
  • Butt & pass (only one log extends past the intersection)
  • Dovetail
  • Interlock-overlap (both logs extend past the intersection)
  • Notch & pass
Types of fastening devices:
  • Adhesives
  • Lag screws
  • Thru-bolts
Types of sealing systems & materials available:
  • Caulking
  • Chinking
  • Foam gasket
Types of building code compliances available: Our plans are certified to meet state/local building codes by a licensed engineer or architect.
Other available services:
  • Our logs are graded by an independent inspection agency prior to shipment.
  • We offer a construction manual and/or videotape to aid customers with erection of their home.
  • We offer a specific number of hours of on-site technical assistance as a standard part of our contract.
  • We offer a written warranty on all our logs.
  • We offer custom design service.
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2 Responses

  1. could you e-mail more info on your log homes. We are looking to retire in the carolinas somewhere,we would like floor plans for a 2/3 bedroom 2 bath 1-1.5 story log home with cathedral ceilings and heavy timber beams in the greatroom/livingroom and kitchen if possible thanks Bruce and Linda

    Bruce St.ThomasMay 11, 2012 @ 4:47 pm
    • Hi Bruce and Linda,
      To ensure that this company receives your inquiry, please contact them directly, as they may not monitor this page. thank you.

      Danielle Taylor

      Log HomeMay 14, 2012 @ 2:03 pm

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