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  2. BSM – Press Room – Factory Building

    Factory Building Benefits While manufacturers’ systems differ, building in a factory environment does mean they share some common characteristics: Building materials are typically stored under a roof, away from the debilitating effects of weather. As a result, there’s minimal warping of lumber. Factory building means a reduced threat of job-site theft and damage—problems that have […]

  3. Timber Frame Homes Building Seminar – Agenda

    Log Home Living Building Seminar Agenda TIME EVENT 8:30 – 9:30 Registration/Visit Exhibits 9:30 – 9:45 Welcome & IntroductionsSix Steps to Success 9:45 – 11:15 Step 1: What’s My Budget?Step 2: Design My Log HomeStep 3: Choose My Log Home Company 11:15 – 12:30 Step 4: Choose My LenderStep 5: Choose My Builder 12:30 – […]

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  5. Armstrong Creek

        At the Armstrong Creek Company, located in the heart of Wisconsin Northwoods, we custom manufacture all of our northern white cedar products. Our products include railing systems, complete log stairways and half log and carved mantels for the home.Due to our quality workmanship and excellent customer service our company has continued to expand. We ship […]

  6. BSM – Web – Kemper 1948 – 2004

    Stephen R. Kemper 1948-2004 The building systems industry lost a longtime friend and valued compatriot Jan. 7th, when Stephen R. Kemper, 55, died in an automobile accident. Kemper was in route from his home near Grand Junction, Colorado, to Hamilton, Montana on behalf of his business, the Kemper Company. Freezing rain and snow rolled in […]

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  9. BSM_WE_Officials Calling for Minimum Width

    Officials Calling for Minimun Width Logsby Rob PickettHere’s how to deal with this misperception among some code officials.Many log home builders say they are finding that some building officials are under the impression that only that only 8â€? wide logs and greater will meet the energy code. Naturally this is alarming for those offering a […]

  10. BSM_WebAds_Seagull

    We’re Sea Gull Lighting.www.SeaGullLighting.com/BuilderSalesOne of the most sought after brands in the home building industry today. We understand your business. We’ve made it our business to understand your challenges as well as youropportunities.Since 1919, Sea Gull Lighting’s success has been built on being able to create, react, innovate and lead through change. As a family […]

  11. Choosing your Wood Species

    by: Editorial Staff | Log Home Living One of the first questions that occurs to people who contemplate buying a log home is "What kind of wood is the best to use?" There is no one correct answer to that question because quality log homes can be built successfully from many different wood species. Wood […]

  12. Showcase 2004

    Where can you strike deals, forge friendships, discover new technologies and party with your competitors? At Showcase, of course, the annual convention and trade show for the building systems industry.Scheduled for Austin, TX, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, this year’s event promises to be the best ever.“We have far more people than ever before attending,” says Stanley […]

  13. Sept – Oct 2004 Panel Briefs

    Twister Meets Its MatchWhen a deadly F3 tornado, packing winds up to 206 mph, ripped through northern Indiana recently, Busk Brothers Furniture was in its direct path. Pre-engineered steel and masonry buildings on both sides were severely damaged or destroyed, but Busk Brothers sustained only very minor cosmetic damage. That’s because Panzica Building Corporation made […]

  14. Sept – Oct 2004 SIPS Briefs

    Insulspan, PFB Team UpIn a move toward larger economies of scale that could have far-ranging implications for the structural insulated panel (SIP) industry, Insulspan (Blissfield, MI), one of the leading suppliers of SIPs in the United States, has agreed to team up with the Canadian-based PFB Corporation (Alberta). PFB, through its subsidiary Plasti-Fab Ltd., manufactures […]

  15. Sept – Oct 2004 Modular Briefs

    MBSA Fall Board MeetingThe Modular Building Systems Association’s fall board meeting Sept. 16 will be held at the sweetest place on earth–the Hershey Golf Club. The agenda consists of breakfast, the Board meeting and an important separate meeting regarding an insurance program. This will be followed by lunch and a golf tournament on Hershey’s East […]

  16. Sept – Oct 2004 Log and Timber Frame Briefs

    Barna On The MoveSuccessfully running a log home manufacturing company is a lot like coaching an NFL team. Knowing who your competition is doesn’t make the job any easier, since the opposition is always looking for ways to outmaneuver, outspend and outsmart you. Since taking the helm of the company his father founded, Jimmy Barna […]

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  18. 2004 October Log Home Living Cover

    JUST RIGHTby Valerie Crummett Not too small, not too big, just right describes Town & Country Cedar Home’s 4,900-square-foot fabulous and functional design. Window boxes and cedar shake shingled gables and dormers accent the northern white cedar exterior logs. Porch beams and front corner posts resemble tree trunks, gradually widening at the bottom. Welcoming porches, […]

  19. Sept – Oct 2004 Industry Briefs

    ABC Convention Oct 6-8 The Automated Builders Consortium Convention will converge this Oct. 6-8 at the Park Hyatt in Philadelphia, PA. Hundreds of industry professionals attend the ABC conventions each year to see everything that is new and emerging in the factory-built housing industry. This year’s educational seminars will help you get a step ahead […]

  20. Sept – Oct 2004 – Washington Briefs

    Housing Key To Presidential Election?Builders argue that campaigning hard on housing issues will give a big edge to the two presidential candidates this fall and could help determine who wins the White House. This is why the NAHB released 10 key points.10. Housing is leading the nation’s economic recovery. In 2003, housing activity accounted for […]


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