Appalachian Log Structures Inc.
Visit our Log Home Model
Appalachian Log Structures is celebrating over 40 years of manufacturing milled log home building materials in a precut or linear foot packages. The National Sales Office/Model is located in Ripley, West Virginia where three log buildings house the administrative, design and sales teams. The model home showcases one of the most popular floor plan designs, The Fair Oaks, built in the popular authentic Appalachia style log. With a little over 2,000 square feet of living area, this 1.5 story design features an open living space with an abundance of glass. Porches and decks surround the structure that includes 3 bedrooms, living, dining, and kitchen areas. Call and schedule a visit. We are open M-F 8am-5pm and Sat. 10am-4pm.
Log & Timber Home Products for a Lifetime
Appalachian offers seven log profiles, with the D-log traditional butt and pass and Authentic Appalachian style dovetail corner joinery the most requested. All log profiles are offered in 6"or 8" full thickness from Appalachian Log Structures. Log profiles offered are milled with a tongue and groove and are stacked to provide a solid wood wall. The precut engineered building system also includes a precut timber frame loft floor, rafter roof, and porch system with thru-bolts, hardware, caulk and gasketing. All log wall and beams components are grade stamped to ASTM-D3957 for code structural requirements, quality assurance and are covered by a 5/25- year warranty for years of unmatchable worry free protection.
We are here to Guide You
The sales and design staff have many years of experience and look forward to guiding future log home owners through the design and building process. Appalachian offers over 75 floor plans designed for homes, cabins and commercial structures and is ready to manufacture for your project site. Our design staff also provides assistance to modify or custom design the log structure of your dreams. Visit our website at www.applog.com for a listing of the Construction/Plant Tour seminars held at the manufacturing facility in Princeton, WV. This one day event is an educational seminar developed to guide consumers through the log home buying and building process. Call today, (866) LOG-HOME, to schedule a visit, attend a seminar or discuss you log home plans.
Year founded: 1978
Number of homes produced to date: 2500-4999
Number of builder dealers and representatives: 15-20
Wood species: White pine
How logs are normally dried prior to shipment: Air dried Average moisture content of logs upon shipment: 20 to 25%
Type(s) of wall logs offered: Full or solid wall logs
Corner notches are: Totally pre-cut on premier log packages
Log lengths are: All pre-cut to required lengths in our premier log packages
Available styles of wall log profiles: Flat - inside Flat - outside Hand hewn Lap siding Rectangular Round - inside Round - outside
Heights: 10" & larger Widths: 6" to 8"
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) Saddlelok (saddle notch and interlocking corner), Contemporary (logs cut flush at the corner intersection and capped with trim board)
Types of fastening devices: Adhesives, Lag screws, 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, a specific number of hours of on-site technical assistance as a standard part of our contract and offer a written warranty on all our logs with the precut and numbered log package. We offer custom design service.