Log Home Secrets of Success: An Insider’s Guide to Making Your Dream Home a Reality


PixyJack Press - An invaluable resource, complete with photos, advice from log-home owners and an extensive and useful appendix. Plus you'll get real-world advice on calculating costs, making energy-wise decisions, what to look for when buying land, working with a builder, the importance of assembling a team that shares your vision, and much more.

Industry insider roland sweet reveals tips and insights about the various facets of designing a log home, selecting a log-home producer, and evaluating log packages. A savvy guide that takes you from dreaming of a log home to actually building and living comfortably in one. Table of contents 1 - keep your eye on the prize 2 - learn the common log home myths and why they are myths 3 - understand wood 4 - think green 5 - do your homework 6 - gather ideas 7 - decide on the look 8 - calculate how much house you can afford 9 - know when and how to compromise 10 - anticipate the unexpected 11 - buy your land before you buy your house 12 - make sure you can build on your land 13 - assemble your dream team early 14 - design for yourself and your lifestyle 15 - Design for Protection 16 - Design for the Future 17 - Think Inside the Box 18 - Choose a Company that Offers the Look You Love 19 - Understand How Your Log Producer Provides for Log Settling 20 - Know What's in Your Package and What Isn't 21 - Understand What a Log Home Costs 22 - Get to Know Your Dealer 23 - Visit Several Actual Log Homes by Your Producer and Builder 24 - Hire the Best Builder, Not the Cheapest 25 - Determine Your Level of Involvement 26 - Expect Delays 27 - Don't Forget Furniture 28 - Landscape for Beauty and Wildlife 29 - Have Realistic Expectations 30 - Move In and Move On Appendix - Preserve Your Home's Good Looks - Warranties: Buyer Be Wary - How Your Log Home Happens - Cost-Estimating Checklist.

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Log Home Living


Active Interest Media - Log home living is inspirational and fun- always providing outstanding information and encouragement. Log home living magazine is the comprehensive authority for planning, building and living the log home dream. Each issue showcases a range of beautiful homes, and conveys a wealth of practical information on construction, design, maintenance, trends and d?cor.

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The Complete Guide to Log Homes: How to Buy, Build, and Maintain Your Dream Home


iUniverse - Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Condition: New. Take the first step today toward having the home of your dreams!The Complete Guide to Log Homes Isbn13: 9780595441433. With this indispensable guide, clyde and jeffrey advise you on every aspect of the process, from idea stage to completed project, and explains how to choose the right style of home to fit your budget and site selection.

It's a classic american dream: a beautiful log home nestled in the woods, poised on a hillside, standing proudly on a mountaintop, or serenely overlooking a sparkling lake or stream. They also cover such topics as:types of wood used for log cabinsEnergy efficiencyEstimating costsConstruction concernsLog home maintenanceAnd much more!The Complete Guide to Log Homes gives you all the information you need to make an informed, educated decision on buying or building a log home.

The Complete Guide to Log Homes: How to Buy, Build, and Maintain Your Dream Home - Tracking provided on most orders. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. With walls that beautifully blend the art of nature with the hand of human labor, no other kind of dwelling so poetically expresses the pioneering, self-sufficient spirit that made this nation great. If you're looking to make this dream a reality, let seasoned professionals Clyde Cremer and Jeffrey Cremer help you navigate the often puzzling maze of buying and building a log home.

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The Log Home Maintenance Guide: A Field Guide for Identifying, Preventing, and Solving Problems


Countryman Press - Lack of knowledge about the unique characteristics of a log home all too often results in owners inadvertently doing damage when they try to make repairs. This newly revised edition takes advantage of all the recent techniques and products―it’s a state-of-the-art guide to identifying, diagnosing, and solving problems so you’ll enjoy many trouble-free years in your log home.

Gary schroeder, a former forester and consultant, has also been a custom log home builder and restoration contractor. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Now he shares his wisdom on how to preserve and protect your beautiful log home. Preventing problems and dealing with them when they occur.

The Log Home Maintenance Guide: A Field Guide for Identifying, Preventing, and Solving Problems - America has hundreds of thousands of log homes, and every one of them presents unique maintenance issues that differ from homes of traditional stick-frame construction. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Owners of log homes have long relied on the expertise of log home builder and specialist Gary Schroeder and his Schroeder Log Home Supply company, a trusted source of information and guidance.

From dry rot to carpenter ants, Schroeder has seen it all. He and his wife, kathy, started Schroeder Log Home Supply, Inc. Now a leader in the field, in 1986.

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The Log Home Plan Book - Favorite Plans, Decor and Advice


Gibbs Smith, Publisher - Condition: New. Tracking provided on most orders. Family homes, cottages & moderate residences. Havens, retreats & Grand Estates. Isbn13: 9780595441433. Weaving pictures and plans together are valuable information, advice, and planning tips from the people who design and build log homes. Thirty fabulous log home plans-the favorites of builders and designers, selected form across the united states.

Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! More than just renderings, each floor plan is illustrated with beautiful color photographs of the landscaped exterior and fully styled interior. 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in, 125 color photos, 128 Pp, 30 floor plans. Ranging in size and accommodations, they include: *Cabins, Bungalows & Small Abodes.

The Log Home Plan Book - Favorite Plans, Decor and Advice - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Used book in Good Condition.

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Build Your Own Low-Cost Log Home Garden Way Publishing Classic


Storey Publishing, LLC - Condition: New. Log house Designs. Basic tools for Log Buildings. Trees and Log Preparation. Building Site and Cost Considerations. Step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow diagrams cover everything from choosing a site and felling trees to maintaining your house for years to come. Introduction and History. Learn the pros and cons of ready-to-build kits and different heating systems as you make your dream house a reality.

Isbn13: 9780595441433. In this straightforward guide, Roger Hard provides expert advice on building your own log home without breaking your budget. Used book in Good Condition. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! The classic log cabin exudes a charm and simplicity that can’t be matched. Tracking provided on most orders.

Build Your Own Low-Cost Log Home Garden Way Publishing Classic - . Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.

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Complete Guide to Building Log Homes: Over 840 illustrations


Sterling - Tracking provided on most orders. Log house Designs. Used book in Good Condition. Condition: New. Heat and utilities: solar heated log houses, Wiring and Lighting, Water and Septic Systems, Plumbing, be Your Own Power Company, Heating with Wood. Basic tools for Log Buildings. From buying land and drawing floor plans to choosing log styles and joinery, every phase of construction is covered in over 800 photos and drawings with complete how-to instructions.

Whether you need to know about slab walls or building that first fire in your new home’s fireplace, the Guide covers it. Country Journal. Planning and preliminaries: Planning, The Land, Tools and Labor. Introduction and History. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! From the experts at Popular Science.

Complete Guide to Building Log Homes: Over 840 illustrations - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Building Site and Cost Considerations. Logs, foundations and building Sites: Timbers and Materials, the new homestead, Building the Foundation. House raising and finish work: first logs, walls, finishing the Interior, Doors and Windows, roof Framing, Roofing, Cabinetmaking and Millwork, Decks, Stairs, second stories, Porches and Balconies.

Extraordinary log styles: Hewed and Square-Milled Log, Other Log Styles.

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Log Homes Made Easy: Contracting and Building Your Own Log Home


Stackpole Books - Whether planning a new log home or simply interested in learning more, readers will find their questions answered here. Basic tools for Log Buildings. Log house Designs. Building Site and Cost Considerations. With multigabled rooflines and glass-fronted living areas, these sophisticated homes have captured the interest of architects and homeowners alike.

In this third edition, Jim Cooper includes new information on "green" construction techniques and materials. Planning and preliminaries: Planning, The Land, Tools and Labor. Logs, the new homestead, foundations and Building Sites: Timbers and Materials, Building the Foundation. House raising and finish work: first logs, walls, finishing the Interior, Decks, Roofing, Stairs, Cabinetmaking and Millwork, Doors and Windows, second stories, roof Framing, Porches and Balconies.

Log Homes Made Easy: Contracting and Building Your Own Log Home - Extraordinary log styles: Hewed and Square-Milled Log, Other Log Styles. Condition: New. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Trees and Log Preparation. Third edition of the best-selling guide to building log homesExplores the myths and realities of log home construction, planning the site, controlling costs, with tips on choosing an architect, and moreIncludes detailed diagrams and additional resources for getting startedLog homes have come a long way from the wilderness cabins of colonial pioneers.

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Cabin Fever: Rustic Style comes Home


Simon & Schuster - As the stress level of city life rises, more and more of us are imagining our own cottages far away from traffic lights and urban distractions. After serving as settlers' cabins, log homes enjoyed a phenomenal popularity in the late nineteenth century. Building Site and Cost Considerations. Cabin fever presents some of the best of these old lodges and private cabins, along with striking new homes that give a contemporary twist to the ideal of the rustic life.

Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Log house Designs. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Heat and utilities: solar heated log houses, be Your Own Power Company, Water and Septic Systems, Plumbing, Wiring and Lighting, Heating with Wood. Used book in Good Condition. Condition: New.

Cabin Fever: Rustic Style comes Home - A log cabin in the woods is one of America's most cherished icons -- a dream shared around the world. Those less affluent, following the era's prescription for fresh air and simplicity, traveled to even more rustic hotels and vacation cabins to get their share of the refreshing woods. Wealthy families such as the vanderbilts, Guggenheims, and Carnegies summered in areas as remote as they could find, building what were euphemistically called camps.

Planning and preliminaries: Planning, The Land, Tools and Labor. Cabins in the wilderness have never gone out of style, because the rustic life is a simple, rewarding one rooted in the traditions of the great outdoors.

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How to Build Your Dream Cabin in the Woods: The Ultimate Guide to Building and Maintaining a Backcountry Getaway


Skyhorse - Wayne fears offers a complete guide to building without the hassle of a construction crew or outrageous costs. Log house Designs. Introduction and History. Logs, the new homestead, foundations and Building Sites: Timbers and Materials, Building the Foundation. House raising and finish work: first logs, doors and Windows, Stairs, second stories, Finishing the Interior, Roofing, Cabinetmaking and Millwork, Decks, Walls, roof Framing, Porches and Balconies.

Extraordinary log styles: Hewed and Square-Milled Log, Other Log Styles. J. Heat and utilities: solar heated log houses, be Your Own Power Company, Wiring and Lighting, Plumbing, Water and Septic Systems, Heating with Wood. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! For generations, writers, nature lovers, and sportsmen have found an escape from their day-to-day world in living closer to nature.

How to Build Your Dream Cabin in the Woods: The Ultimate Guide to Building and Maintaining a Backcountry Getaway - Condition: New. Isbn13: 9780595441433. Basic tools for Log Buildings. Planning and preliminaries: Planning, The Land, Tools and Labor. Building Site and Cost Considerations.

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The Best of Today's Log Homes


Schiffer Pub Ltd - Used book in Good Condition. Planning and preliminaries: Planning, The Land, Tools and Labor. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Logs, foundations and building Sites: Timbers and Materials, the new homestead, Building the Foundation. House raising and finish work: first logs, cabinetmaking and Millwork, roof Framing, Finishing the Interior, second stories, Decks, Doors and Windows, Walls, Roofing, Stairs, Porches and Balconies.

Extraordinary log styles: Hewed and Square-Milled Log, Other Log Styles. Tracking provided on most orders. Introduction and History. Building Site and Cost Considerations. Isbn13: 9780595441433. Sumptuous photographs bring the houses to life, while floor plans act as your guide to every part of the home. Trees and Log Preparation.

The Best of Today's Log Homes - Condition: New. These are real homes, tasteful decoration, chosen for their outstanding designs, and real-life, lived-in practicality. Log house Designs. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Basic tools for Log Buildings.

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