Is This Log Home More Luxurious Than Your Current Home?

Is This Log Home More Luxurious Than Your Current Home?

When you see a "Stunning Log Home," like this, you can't help but wish you were there, with the mountain view and the warm inviting log cabin. Log homes have alway been a popular choice of home, they can be eco friendly, comfortable, friendly, rustic or modern.

The Log Cabin Bureau site showcases the most beautiful log homes in North America, and the talented builders and manufactures that make these homes possible. By sharing these amazing log homes on Facebook the company has access to people all over the world, that can see some of the most amazing log homes, and log cabins from all over the world. Some of the log homes you will see on the site include; Jackson log home constructed by Brenwood Log Homes of Stanley, Virginia; Custom log home constructed by Chinook Builders of Naches, Washington; Wooded Retreat constructed by Render Construction of Petoskey, Michigan; The Chestnut Lodge constructed by Jim Barna Log & Timber Homes of Oneida, Tennessee; Timber frame home constructed by Martin Manley Architects of Eagle, Colorado; Grandfather mountain home constructed by Mountain Construction of Boone, North Carolina; Hand Crafted Post and Beam home constructed by Trilogy Partners - Breckenridge of Breckenridge, Colorado; Rustic log home constructed by Sweet Homes of Colorado Inc. of Breckenridge, Colorado and more.

A log house (or log home) is structurally identical to a log cabin (a house typically made from logs that have not been milled into conventional lumber). The term log cabin is not preferred by most contemporary builders, as it generally refers to a smaller, more rustic log house such as a hunting cabin in the woods, or a summer cottage. Log construction was the most common building technique in large regions of Sweden, Finland, Norway, the Baltic states and Russia, where straight and tall coniferous trees, such as pine and spruce, were readily available. It was also widely used for vernacular buildings in Eastern Central Europe, the Alps, the Balkans and parts of Asia, where similar climatic conditions were present. In the warmer and more westerly regions of Europe, where deciduous trees were more dominant, timber framing was favoured instead.

Some of the different types of log homes can include; handcrafted, which are typically made of logs that have been peeled, but essentially unchanged from their original appearance as trees; hewn logs, logs that are hewn by an axe to an oval, hexagonal, octagonal or rectangular section; sawn logs, logs that are sawn to a standard width, but with their original heights; milled (also known as machine profiled), made with a log house moulder, made with logs that have been run through a manufacturing process which then converts them into timbers which are consistent in size and appearance.

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