A Riverside Dream Log Home in South Dakota

Building a South Dakota home turns into an adventure — with a happy ending.
Story and Photos by Joe Hilliard

When Dan and Beth decided to build their log home on the Missouri River, little did they know what this seemingly simple process held in store. They only knew that they had long wanted one.

When Beth was […]

A Montana Log Home at Last

A Montana log retreat is the perfect forever home for a pair of former nomads.
Story by Stacy Durr Albert
Photos by Heidi Long

After moving from one city to another every few years, Tom and Judy Murphy were more than ready to put down some roots. Though their careers had taken them to urban areas from the […]

Shelter from the Norm at Colorado Log Home

A handcrafted Colorado home fits an active lifestyle.
Story by Teresa L. Woff
Photos by James Ray Spahn

Contractors Jim and Mary Darcy had built homes with log accents before but never one of full log. Then they bought 1.7 acres in a subdivision of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The location suited their active lifestyle, with immediate access to golf […]

Log Home Makeover Magic

A stylish update brings warmth to the great room of a 30-year-old Colorado log home.

Mountain Retreat: A Guest-Friendly Log Home in Montana

Photos of a mountain retreat in Big Sky country that beckons three generations to share old memories, create new ones and relish the great outdoors.

California Dreaming: A Handcrafted Log Home Built to Last

Big logs create a nature-inspired work of art that's built to stand for 500 years.

From the Appalachians to the Rockies: A Colorado Log Home

Eastern-style square logs find a home in the round-log West.

Treasure of the Sierra Nevada: Log Cabin in the California Mountains

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.

Redefining Rustic in an Idaho Timber Home

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.

Best of Both Worlds in an Idaho Timber Home

PrecisionCraft Log and Timber Homes creates a family retreat that's also perfect for a crowd.