A History in Blacksmithing and Log-Building Traditions

Blacksmithing and log-building traditions go hand in hand.

How to Modify a Stock Plan to Suit Your Needs and Budget

You can take a company's cheapest plans and tweak them efficiently and affordably.

Personal Carbon Emissions Calculator

The EPA's online calculator helps you determine how much carbon you and your family contribute to the atmosphere.

Red Cedar: From Pesky Pariah to Pretty Product

Invasive red cedar turns into furniture.

Effective and Invisible for Universal Design Log Homes

When done correctly, universal design for the mobility-challenged can be invisible and effective.

The First 6 Steps to Your Log-Home Dream

Follow this path and the experts say you'll be off to a great start.

25 Secrets to Success: Part I

Log Homes Illustrated compiles this list of tips from the experts to help you plan for your new log home.

25 Secrets To Success: Part II

Log Homes Illustrated's Annual Buyer's Directory offers this helpful advice for starters

25 Secrets To Success: Part III

New at this? Read this series to get yourself started.

25 Secrets To Success: Part IV

Log Homes Illustrated gives you the info you'll need to do this right.