Entry Points

Create a lasting first impression with distinctive doors designed to complement your logs and greet guests in style. Add coordinating hinges and handles or knobs to complete the look.

1. Mahogany door with hand-carved panels by McDonovan, custommade.com.
2. Double door with dark mahogany finish, rolemodelmovement.com.

3. Custom door with historic design, artfactory.com.
4. Knotty alder door, 8’x3’ with […]

Guide to Building Your Log Home

Detailed "how to guide" to building a log home, covering everything from site locations to log raising to interior finishes.

Farmhouse Style

Our no-fail guide for knowing what you want in a log package and understanding the choices.

Video: The Difference Between Log & Timber Homes

Log and timber homes are defined by the way they are built and the material they’re made from.

Staining Options for Your Log Home

Which stain is right for you? Start with this free download to find out.

Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

A little TLC will keep your log home like new for a lifetime.

Building with Trees

Saving trees during construction of your log home can add to its aesthetic, monetary and environmental value.

How To: Create a DIY Vertical Garden

Step-by-step instructions on how to create your own personalized vertical garden.

7 Expert Tips for a Perfect Deck

From conception to construction, build a fantastic deck that's functional, too.

Expert Advice for Outdoor Kitchens

Here are the latest trends in creating an area for cooking and entertaining outdoors.