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Honest Abe Log Homes Inc.

9995 Clay County Highway
Moss, TN 38575
Phone: (800) 231-3695
Fax: (931) 258-3397

Honest Abe Log Homes sells, manufactures and builds log homes and timber frame homes. Each log or timber frame home is pre-cut, notched and numbered using modern, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. These precut packages or kits are shipped throughout the United States and the world.

Honest Abe Log Homes has been in the log home business since 1979, but it has been involved in the wood products and sawmill business since 1970. Many years of experience and thousands of homes completed make Honest Abe Log Homes a very dependable company. Homes are marketed throughout the world through direct salespeople and a network of independent dealers. Four company-owned sales models aid in the direct sales process.

Four log systems are offered: original chinked, milled D, round and genesis. These four systems provide a combination of square or round log look or log-on-log look and come completely precut, notched and numbered.

Log lengths vary up to 16-foot lengths. Log sizes are 6-by-10-inch, 6-by-12-inch, 8-by-8-inch, 6-by-6-inch or 10-inch round with saddle-notch corners. All logs are kiln dried, graded and stamped to meet national grading standards.

Doors and windows, subfloor, second-story beams and tongue-and-groove, roofs, porch or deck materials, interior trim, interior doors and interior tongue-and-groove make a very complete package.

Honest Abe Log Homes will contract to build the log home to a dry-in stage within certain distances of the national headquarters. Independent dealers are available in many different parts of the nation to provide construction services from dry ins to complete turn-key construction.

Year founded: 1979
Number of homes produced to date: 5000-9999
Number of builders dealers and representatives: 50-99
How logs are normally dried prior to shipment: Kiln dried
Average moisture content of logs upon shipment: 16 to 19%
Type(s) of wall logs you offer:
  • Full or solid wall logs
  • Log siding
Corner notches are:  Totally pre-cut
Log lengths are: All pre-cut to required lengths
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 hewn
  • Lap siding
  • Rectangular
  • Round - inside
  • Round - outside
  • Swedish cope
Heights: 10" & larger
Widths: 4" to 6"
Tongue & Groove Styles:  Single
Corner intersection details for available wall log styles:
  • Butt & pass (only one log extends past the intersection)
  • Dovetail
  • Interlock-overlap (both logs extend past the intersection)
  • Notch & pass
  • Saddle notch
Types of fastening devices:
  • Adhesives
  • Lag screws
  • Nails
  • Spikes
Types of sealing systems & materials available:
  • Adhesives
  • Caulking
  • Chinking
  • Foam gasket
  • Spline
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 specific number of hours of on-site technical assistance as a standard part of our contract.
  • We offer a written warranty on all our logs.
  • We offer custom design service.
  • We will provide shell erection service for our customers.

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