Take a Look Inside this Wonderful Log House!

Take a Look Inside this Wonderful Log House!

There is so much to love about this luxury log home design. When you think of log home living, this is the type of log home that people dream about. This beautiful luxury log home has lots of wood and stone throughout, with a stone fireplace and chimney, and a lower level made of matching stone. The large size of t his log home allows for plenty of space to enjoy with family and friends in a log home design built out of natural materials.

This luxury log home is a timber-framed design. Timber framed log houses are the building method of joining heavy timbers by using mortise and tenon joinery. This style and method of log home building is hundreds of years old and came from the use of iron nails. There are several examples of early timber frame buildings that can be found throughout America that dates all the way back to the late 1600s many of which are still standing today and still in use. You will also find examples of timber framing methods in Europe that dates as far back as the 13th and 14th century. Timber framing came after the industrial revolution and during the early 20th century when this method of stick framing became a popular form of building because nails were mass produced. There was also need to build houses and buildings in a quick and timely way. Timber frame log house designs are known for their strength and longevity. Timber framing became a less popular method of building as there was a need to mass produce buildings. There was a revival in timber framing methods, in the late 60's and 70's, as people began to want new methods of building, and craftsmen then responded by reviving the old and traditional ways. Timber framing is more popular than ever before, and over the years has grown more and more. Some of the benefits of timber framing include that they are aesthetically pleasing with all of the exposed timbers and lots of natural wood and light that make timber frames one of the most desired building options today. Timber framed designs also offer strength, clean lines, and beauty of the builds. Timber framing is also versatile as they lend themselves to open floor plans with many design options. With timber framed builds you can have wide spacing between the bents and posts which make for more freedom in the placement of doors and windows that also allow for larger than average spaces for glass. Log house builders like timber framing as it is also an energy efficient method of building. With the option in a timber frame of enclosing the timber frame with insulated walls and roof panels, the timber frame builds become highly energy efficient reducing heating and cooling costs. Whether it is used for a luxury log home or smaller log house design, timber framing is a top choice among builders.

This luxury log home is just one of the log homes you will find on the "Facebook - Honest Abe Log Homes" site. The site features homes built by the Honest Abe Log Homes company who designs, manufactures and builds energy-efficient, log and timber frame homes. This site gives you a good idea into the sorts of log home these log house builders construct, with everything from larger sized log homes to smaller sized log home designs and more. You will also get a chance to see inside some of these log home designs. You are sure to feel inspired and come away with an idea or two after taking a look at this quality log house builders site. **

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