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FEATURES
Hitting the Slopes
A former competitive skier turned community developer finds that a mountainside log home provides respite from a fast-paced life.

Helicopter Logging
Brave pilots take to the air to harvest logs in a way that doesn’t damage the environment.

Where the Buffalo Roam
Finding her roots inspires a Midwest woman to build her vacation home in Montana.

Home Hunting Online
Researching your dream home on the Internet can save you time and energy.

Mountain Manor
English accents define a carriage house in the Rockies.

Payback Time
Financing your dream log home

Insider Advice
Two new log home owners offer inside tips on dealing with the challenges of building a dream home.

Love at First Site
Pennsylvania natives take one look at all that a parcel of Wyoming property has to offer and find they canÕt resist
its charms.

Great Looks
Top tips for decorating your log home

Blending the Centuries
Ideas from several eras combine to create a welcoming vacation getaway.

LOG HOME INDUSTRY
Dream Weavers
Finding the right log producer

Package Deal
How to compare the many variations of log home packages to find the one thatÕs perfect for you.

Comparing Log Packages
Bonus: A pull-out checklist to help you
pick your best package options

THE RAW MATERIALS
Natural Selection
The key things to consider when choosing your logs

Just Your Style
How to choose the right wall style and corner profile

A Tight Seal
Everything you need to know about the sealants that will keep your home airtight

BUILDING YOUR HOME
Construction Training Camp
The log home construction process is in a league of its own.

Log Home Defense
How to combat the effects of Mother Nature

WHAT TO KNOW
Burning Questions
The 15 most important questions
to ask before building a log home

By Definition
A glossary of log home building terms

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DEPARTMENTS

Editor’s Note

Mailbox

Q&A
The best way to orient your home

Showcase

Innovations

Calendar

FEATURED ADVERTISING
Index to Advertisers on the Web
Focus on Floorplans
Handcrafter’s Gallery
Index to Advertisers
Bookstore
Products & Services Guide
Producers Directory
Builder/Dealer Marketplace
Suppliers Marketplace

SPECIAL!
Win a Free Custom Home Design!
Enter to win a free dream home design by respected log home architect Jean S. Steinbrecher.