When it came time to transform an old ranch home into a comfortable retreat, the owners and builder turned to the philosophies of Frank Lloyd Wright.
A sharply pitched roof and a prow front allow for a living room with a soaring vaulted ceiling and large glass windows in this 1,300-square-foot updated log cabin.
Margaret and James always dreamed of a cabin in the woods, but for 30 years they were too busy working, raising a family and renovating a series of homes to fulfill that dream.
Untamed surroundings influenced the owners of this three-bedroom family retreat. Outside, it is a rustic cabin; inside, every room has its own personality.
Builder Eddie Tysinger had lived in a 1794-vintage log home and added on several times, but this new home offered him a chance to showcase his company's talents.
Take rough-hewn timbers, rugged stone and a backcountry setting, then add a dash of modern styling. That's the recipe for this cabin built at Tamarack Resort in Donnelly, Idaho.
Making a cabin fit its special site can mean altering a company's stock plans or creating a plan from scratch. That kind of flexibility is common with log construction.
PrecisionCraft Log and Timber Homes creates a family retreat that's also perfect for a crowd.
The natural beauty just outside this home's expansive windows is matched by the gorgeous wood framing and trim inside.