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    Floor Plan of the Month – Stonebrook | Suwannee River Log Homes

    Focus on Floor Plans – Editor’s Pick Get your floor plan search started with Log Home Living’s Editor’s Pick: Stonebrook – December 2007 by: Log Home Living Seamlessly blending a home’s interior with the great outdoors isn’t as easy as one would imagine. First, there’s the issue of balance; a design team mustn’t get so […]

  2. You Dream, We Design Casting Call – Questions

    You Dream, We Design – Questions Please answer these "You Dream, We Design" questions for our consideration email to: Mike McCarthy 1. Couple’s names: 2. Place you want to build: 3. Desired square footage: 4. Is this going to be a primary residence, vacation home, or vacation home that eventually becomes a primary residence? 5. […]

  3. HPBA Heating Products at-a-Glance: Part 4 of 4

    HPBA Heating Products at-a-Glance: Your Local Hearth Retailer Can Help Select the Best Product For Your Home – Part 4 of 4 Skip to: Fireplaces | Stoves | Inserts | Log Sets Back to main page TYPE Log Sets BENEFITS A set of logs may be the most convenient way to have flames at your […]

  4. HPBA Heating Products at-a-Glance: Part 3 of 4

    HPBA Heating Products at-a-Glance: Your Local Hearth Retailer Can Help Select the Best Product For Your Home – Part 3 of 4 Skip to: Fireplaces | Stoves | Inserts | Log Sets Back to main page TYPE Inserts BENEFITS Fireplace inserts are heating units that retrofit into an existing fireplace (masonry or factory-built). Inserts are […]

  5. HPBA Heating Products at-a-Glance: Part 2 of 4

    HPBA Heating Products at-a-Glance: Your Local Hearth Retailer Can Help Select the Best Product For Your Home – Part 2 of 4 Skip to: Fireplaces | Stoves | Inserts | Log Sets Back to main page TYPE Stoves BENEFITS The most versatile hearth product, stoves are available in a wide selection of sizes and styles, […]

  6. HPBA Heating Products at-a-Glance: Part 1 of 4

    HPBA Heating Products at-a-Glance: Your Local Hearth Retailer Can Help Select the Best Product For Your Home – Part 1 of 4 Skip to: Fireplaces | Stoves | Inserts | Log Sets Back to main page TYPE Fireplaces BENEFITS Most fireplaces are engineered and pre-built. Factory-built fireplaces are available in a range of sizes and […]

  7. Log Home Diary: Elevation Images

    Log Home Diary – Elevation Images Enjoy these elevation images of the Hennigan’s log home To view a larger version of the elevation image, click on any image of the log home below: Front: Rear: Left: Right: Return to JoAnn’s Log Home Diary profile page

  8. You Dream, We Design | Design by PrecisionCraft Log & Timber Homes

    You Dream, We Design | October 2007 A primary residence uses the great outdoors as its inspiration by: Mike McCarthy Getting Away From It All When we met Don and Katie Fritz at the Minneapolis Log & Timber Home Show back in January, they were trolling for a great floorplan. “We want a place that […]

  9. Flexible Floorplans | Taking Log Home Plans from Stock to Custom Floorplans

    Real-Life Stock to Custom Floorplans Homeowners: Nelson and Caryl Tilden by: Leah Kerkman The homeowners: Nelson and Caryl Tilden, in New York Their log home company: Kuhns Bros. Log Homes Inc., in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania Their starting point: “Beech Mountain” What they changed: One large addition to the floorplan was an attached two-car garage. Worried that […]

  10. Flexible Floorplans | Taking Log Home Plans from Stock to Custom Floorplans

    Real-Life Stock to Custom Floorplans Homeowners: Rob and Micah Caldwell by: Leah Kerkman The homeowners: Rob and Micah Caldwell, in Tennesseee Their log home company: Barna Log Homes, in Oneida, Tennessee. Their starting point: “The Windwood III” What they changed: The couple flip-flopped the layout of the house to capture the landscape of Reelfoot Lake, […]

  11. Flexible Floorplans | Taking Log Home Plans from Stock to Custom Floorplans

    Real-Life Stock to Custom Floorplans Homeowner: Dave Cutrell by: Leah Kerkman The homeowner: Dave Cutrell, in Massachusetts Their log home company: Real Log Homes, in Hartland, Vermont Their starting point: “The Mendon” What he changed: Dave wanted to create a separate living quarters for his son, Andy. Since zoning laws prohibited two structures on the […]

  12. Flexible Floor Plans | Taking Log Home Plans from Stock to Custom Floor Plans

    Real-Life Stock to Custom Floor Plans Homeowners: Dan and June Lester by: Leah Kerkman The homeowners: Dan and June Lester, in Ohio. Their log home company: Appalachian Log Structures, in Ripley, West Virginia. Their starting point: “The Richmond” What they changed: Dan needed a home office, so the Lesters decided to forgo the two-level master […]

  13. The Floorplans | Designed by PrecisionCraft Log & Timber Homes

    You Dream, We Design A primary residence uses the great outdoors as its inspiration by: Mike McCarthy Floorplans and elevation images (click for a larger version of the image):   Upper level: Main level: Lower level: Elevation images (click for a larger version of the image):   Entrance elevation: Rear elevation:     Side (master […]

  14. Tips for Reading Log Home Plans | How To: Read Blueprints

    More Tips to Reading Blueprints What to make of the drawings, elevations and floor plans that will eventually become your dream log home by: Log Home Living editorial staff 11. The placement of appliances and fixtures is easy to determine. The symbol for a kitchen range or cooktop is four circles within a square. Bird’s-eye […]

  15. Tips for Reading Floor Plans | How To: Read Blueprints

    More Tips to Reading Blueprints What to make of the drawings, elevations and floor plans that will eventually become your dream log home by: Log Home Living editorial staff 6. On the blueprints of a two-story house, you will encounter a staircase, revealed by a group of parallel lines. The number of lines is equal […]

  16. Floorplan Tips

    Floorplan Perfection – Great Room This open, shared space is what lures many people to the log home lifestyle in the first place. Images of family time spent around a game board or sharing a bottle of wine in front of a cozy fire are a draw to be sure, but smart planning goes a […]

  17. Floorplan Tips

    Floorplan Perfection – Kitchens Today’s kitchen is hailed as the social epicenter of the modern home, playing host to activities from family breakfasts to elaborate dinner parties. Here’s how to ensure you get the most from this multitasking space. by: loghome.com editorial staff We asked five design expertslog home general contractor and author Robbin Obomsawin, […]

  18. Planning a Dream Log Home in 18 Steps

    Plan Your Dream Home Now 18 strategies to realize your dream home in the next 12 months by: Charles Bevier Where do our homes end and our lives begin? We ask because it’s a surprisingly intimate relationship we have with our homes, since our successes and failures are played out within their walls every day. […]

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    Log Home-Building Tips | Log Home Diary Entry #3 | Wisconsin Log Homes

    Log Home Diary: Entry # 3 5 log home-building tips (stuff we wish we knew before we started). by: Log Home Design | diary by: JoAnn Hennigan 1. Talk it out. Building a home is an important, possibly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, so don’t rush it. Before we started, we spent considerable time reading and researching to […]

  20. On The Level: Floorplan Picks

    1 Level Floorplan: Frisco Peak Manufacturer: Expedition Log Homes LLC www.expeditionloghomes.com One floor fits all with this intelligently crafted one-level home. Thanks to its universal design, everything you need is a short walk (with no stairs) away. With three fireplaces and plenty of outdoor space (think patios and decks) your only problem will be choosing […]


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