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Log Home & Timber Home Tours

Browse our home tour galleries to find inspiration for your own log home. From mountain homes and lakeside getaways to cozy cabins and luxurious vacation homes, this is where you can find construction stories and photos of stunning log homes, cabins, and timber homes.


 

Square Footage 101

As you examine multiple floor plans, it is important to understand how square footage is measured and how it will affect your budget.

A foot is a foot, so what makes one space count differently than […]

All About Log Homes

This free infographic answers many of the basic questions people have about log homes today.

Technology, lifestyles and trends all play a part in the changing look of log homes, but many of the same questions […]

Your Timber Home: A Custom Creation

Wood shelters have been around for centuries, but that doesn’t mean today’s timber homes aren’t evolving with the times.

In fact, more and more companies are now offering a mix of materials and design options to […]

Rustic, Meet Modern

One Wisconsin couple creates a vacation retreat that is the perfect marriage of contemporary and rustic design.

Scott and Pam Davis didn’t necessarily set out to build a cozy log cabin in the woods when they […]

In the Know

An experienced builder puts his construction knowledge to work to create a home of his own and learns a few things in the process.

For most, owning a home on a quiet stretch of coastline would […]

Living Legacy

A Virginia home honors master log builder Don Chapman.

Back in 1998, Jim and Debbie Donehey fell in love with a mountain-surrounded rolling parcel of land in rural Virginia. They knew instantly that was where they […]

Up at the Lake

Minnesota retreat hosts fun-filled gatherings.

On any given Friday, cabin-loving Minnesotans hit the road to their favorite weekend getaways. For 20 years, Mike and Nancy Weinberger and their family made the trek from Minneapolis to a […]

Totem

Despite its small size, this guesthouse is big on style, spirit and sunshine.

Before the structure known as “The Totems” arose on this pristine riverfront ground, an early 20th-century pioneer’s cabin stood on that same footprint. […]

In With the Old

A unique condo project at Montana’s Flathead Lake melds the look of a modern mountain lodge with Old World style.

The Natural

Simple yet spectacular, one Montana retreat pairs no-fuss design with low-maintenance materials and finishes.

When you already lead a big, busy life, it’s nice to be able to retreat to a second home that’s intimate, inviting […]