Rustic Table top

Rustic Table top

This rustic table top, made fresh from forest timber, is absolutely gorgeous. Imagine eating your breakfast, lunch, or dinner here. It looks so strong and sturdy; it would probably last forever, withstanding the test of time just like the log cabins of old!

Log cabins have sure been around for a long time, and their history is as captivating as the space they enfold. Early North American settlers, trappers, hunters, and pioneers originally built them in the forest, close to the trees they used to construct them. Theyve become a powerful symbol of independence, self-sufficiency, and freedom in many ways, especially since just after the American Civil War, when log cabins provided those traveling Westward with relatively easy-to-build homes. People were just emerging from a very dark and tumultuous time, and the log cabin offered a feeling of both freedom and safety. The construction of log homes peaked in the late 19th century, but then slowly began to fade out in North America but it never completely died away. And lately, they are becoming more and more popular for their visual beauty as well as their practicality as many seek out simpler, cheaper, and healthier ways to live in our otherwise fast-paced, fast-feeding, and technologically-complex world.

People are building logs cabins not only to live in, but also to rent out, or as guest houses, or even as mini backyard gyms, art studios, saunas, therapy rooms, and playhouses. There are just so many different ways you can work with a log cabin!

Reasons for building them are many, including their cost efficiency, their reliability and weather-ability. Because of their thick walls, they are extremely energy efficient, holding in heat on cold days and cooling down easily on hot ones.

To learn more about log cabin building, please visit The Log Builders website, below!

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