California Dreaming: A Handcrafted Log Home Built to Last

Big logs create a nature-inspired work of art that's built to stand for 500 years.

Location Inspiration: Scenic Places to Build a Log Home

6 oft-overlooked places to build your log home

Cozy on a Grand Scale: A Lodge-Style Log Retreat in Michigan

A Michigan couple creates a lodge retreat so the whole family can gather in comfort.

Getting Away To It All: A Handcrafted Montana Home

A handcrafted Montana vacation home echoes an Old West mood.

On Happy Trails: A Hybrid Vacation Cabin in North Carolina

A horse-loving homeowner builds a hybrid vacation cabin in the North Carolina mountains.

Great Escape: A Tennessee Vacation Log Home

A Tennessee vacation home provides a couple with a respite from the Florida heat and plenty of room for grandchildren.

7 Expert Tips for a Perfect Deck

From conception to construction, build a fantastic deck that's functional, too.

Tips for Open Layouts

Missteps to avoid when laying out interior spaces.

An Ill Wind Blows Much Good: A Handcrafted Pennsylvania Log Home

Hurricane Ivan delivers the logs for a handcrafted Pennsylvania home.

From the Appalachians to the Rockies: A Colorado Log Home

Eastern-style square logs find a home in the round-log West.