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  1. For the siding, K.T. selected cedar over fiber cement board because of the natural wood’s beauty and vertical grain.

    In the Round | Panelized Home

    A circular home in North Carolina affords an open floor plan and extraordinary views.

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    Log Home Design Details

    Log home design involves sharing a visual vocabulary

  3. The home was constructed with not only energy efficiency in mind, but also low maintenance. “Ninety percent of the water off the roofs is collected in gutters and piped into the cistern for use in the irrigation system,” Peter details, “and 100 percent of plant materials are native plants that should require little or no watering once they’ve been established.”

    Energy-Efficient Construction of a Concrete Cabin

    An architect uses an energy-efficient concrete material to construct a LEED-certified cabin that’s as cozy as it is functional.

  4. By doing the landscaping themselves, the Wammocks kept the lot natural and took advantage of stone outcroppings to shape garden beds. They even made a split-rail fence.

    Room and a View: A North Carolina Log Home

    A North Carolina log home captures the grandeur of its highlands setting.

  5. Designed to capture sweeping views, this mountaintop masterpiece curves to fit its site.

    Living in a Panoramic View: South Carolina Log Home

    A MossCreek home blends European elegance with Southern hospitality.

  6. Lisa and Eddie custom-mixed their home's exterior stain. "We wanted a natural look, but some added warmth, too," Lisa says. They dubbed their custom stain "honey brown." A covered entry welcomes visitors to this combination family residence and model home

    Building a Dream in North Carolina

    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.

  7. The Knaffs could have used wall logs as small as 8-inches, but say they chose 12-inch ones "for stability." The home's windows are Jeld-Wen Premium.

    If at First You Don’t Succeed: A Smoky Mountain log home

    A practical approach helps a North Carolina couple’s dream come true.

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    Home Away from Home: A Weekend Home in Western Virginia

    A woodsy setting creates the perfect backdrop for the ideal getaway.

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    Timeless Treasure: A Vintage Log Home in Georgia

    Old logs find new life in a Georgia gem.

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    Top Model: Kentucky Log Home

    A Kentucky couple finds the perfect log home plan—and adds some unique touches to make it their own.

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    All in the Family: A North Carolina Log Cabin

    A secluded North Carolina log home is an open and inviting retreat where family gatherings begin and happiness reigns.

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    The Natural: A Log Home in Tennessee

    When it comes to craftsmanship and longevity, a Tennessee home proves that building with logs is the only way to go.

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    In With the Old: An Old Look on a New Log Home

    A North Carolina couple achieves a lived-in look for a new log home without the hassles of old age.

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    In Good Company: Building a Log Home with Someone Else

    Two like-minded couples come together to create a classic log home with a contemporary twist.

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    A Mountain Log Home in Georgia

    Building on a slice of paradise sometimes means pulling up stakes and getting a better view. One Georgian couple learns it's not as hard as it sounds.

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    Log Home Lineage

    A North Carolina couple uses a lifetime of experience to build a classic log home

  17. The Wilson exterior with serene pond

    A Natural Fit

    All members of the family pitch in to help plan a Tennessee home.

  18. This additional view of the porch area sneaks a peek into the surrounding environment

    Happy Haven

    A Tennessee couple pitches in to build their dream.

  19. The exterior of the home

    River Setting

    A Georgia log home blends country style and luxury amenities.

  20. The exterior of the Lewis home

    Cabin in the Smokies

    A couple builds a rental cabin in the Tennessee mountains.

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