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Expedition Log Homes LLC

PO Box 700080
Oostburg, WI 53070
Phone: (877) 250-3300
Fax: (877) 778-3300

Expedition Log Homes was created through a shared passion for the natural character and beauty of wood found in log homes, and has grown through a commitment to providing quality products and services.

This shared vision has led to a business environment founded upon honest, straightforward dealings with others. Our experience has taught us that no two projects are the same. We’ve learned what distinguishes an exceptional personal retreat from an ordinary home. We understand that your own personal vision of home is unique and embrace the opportunity to bring that vision to life. We believe that each project has the opportunity to set a new standard and enthusiastically work to assist you in realizing your ideas within the budgetary framework that you’ve set.

The craftsmen at Expedition Log Homes have designed a log style for every taste. They know that a quality log home begins with the logs. We pride ourselves in using a process that starts with raw logs harvested from sustainable forests. We control waste by cutting to yield (creating the best piece from each log) and make total use of each tree through the additional manufacture of farm bedding and landscape mulch. We provide superior quality by kiln-drying and enhance the natural beauty by hand-crafting with a drawknife. Crafting logs this way takes time, skill and dedication. We do it this way so that we can offer you the best quality possible.

Expedition logs are the perfect complement to a variety of natural materials and hybrid building elements. At Expedition Log Homes we specialize in the insulated (or half-log) building method that has proven to be a popular choice among log home enthusiasts. Combining the best construction methods available with the rustic beauty of logs, we provide you with an energy efficient building alternative to traditional full log homes. And unlike the thin “log veneers” that you may have seen, our logs are true half logs cut from harvested timbers, debarked, kiln-dried and hand-crafted with a draw-knife. Each log retains its unique characteristics for a truly beautiful finished log home.

An unwavering commitment to quality is one of the first things that you will notice upon meeting an Expedition Log Homes employee, field representative or homeowner. It’s a common bond that we all share. Quality product, quality service, quality design, quality experience. These are the characteristics that define who we are and what we stand for.

When it comes to producing your log home package, we won’t compromise on quality and performance. You shouldn’t either.

Year founded: 2000
Method of production: Manufacturer
Number of builders dealers and representatives: 25-49

Wood species:
  • Douglas fir
  • Lodgepole pine
  • Red pine
  • White cedar
  • White pine
How logs are normally dried prior to shipment: Air dried
Average moisture content of logs upon shipment: 15% or below
Type(s) of wall logs you offer:
  • Full or solid wall logs
  • Half log and stud frame walls
  • Log siding
Corner notches are:  Totally pre-cut
Log lengths are: Rough cut - cutting to length required on job
Solid log gable ends are:  Square cut - cutting to roofline slope required on job
Available styles of wall log profiles:
  • Flat - inside
  • Flat - outside
  • Full round
  • Hand peeled
  • Lap siding
  • Rectangular
  • Round - inside
  • Round - outside
  • Swedish cope
Heights: 10" & larger
Widths: 10" & larger
Corner intersection details for available wall log styles:
  • Butt & pass (only one log extends past the intersection)
  • Corner post butt (neither log extends past the intersection)
  • Dovetail
  • Interlock-overlap (both logs extend past the intersection)
  • Notch & pass
  • Saddle notch
Types of fastening devices:
  • Lag screws
  • Nails
  • Spikes
  • Thru-bolts
Types of sealing systems & materials available:
  • Caulking
  • Chinking
  • Foam gasket
Types of building code compliances available: Our plans are certified to meet state/local building codes by a licensed engineer or architect.
Other available services:
  • Our logs are graded by an independent inspection agency prior to shipment.
  • We offer a construction manual and/or videotape to aid customers with erection of their home.
  • We offer a written warranty on all our logs.
  • We offer custom design service.

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