Log Cabin Trees: Best Trees for Building Log Cabins

If you’ve ever dreamed of crafting your own log cabin, you’ve likely spent a lot of time thinking about design, location, and perhaps the size. But there’s one fundamental detail that you may not have considered as deeply:  The type of tree to use in your construction.  Choosing the right species of tree is a … Read more

Log Cabin Sunroom Additions: Info, Benefits, and Ideas

Sunrooms are a fantastic addition to any home, but they’re especially perfect for log cabins.  Imagine sipping your morning coffee while basking in the sunlight and enjoying panoramic views of your natural surroundings. A log cabin sunroom addition can give you that exact experience. AND boost your home’s appeal and functionality.  In this article, I’ll … Read more

How Long Does It Take to Build a Log Cabin?

Building a log cabin can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months or even over a year. For smaller, simpler log cabin kits, construction could be completed in as little as four to six weeks, while larger, custom-built cabins with more elaborate designs might take six to 12 months or more to complete. … Read more

Log Cabin Deck Railing Ideas

If your log cabin has a deck, you need deck railings. And it’s not just a design concern — it’s a safety and functionality concern. Now that you know that, you may need some ideas for the railings you’re about to design or install. In this article, I explore a variety of log cabin deck … Read more

Log Cabin Chinking Tools: Everything You’ll Need

Chinking your log cabin is a critically important process. It ensures your cabin remains energy-efficient, comfortable, and protected from the elements.  But to get the job done right, you need the proper tools.  This article will walk you through all the essential log cabin chinking tools you’ll need, why they’re necessary, and the various options … Read more

How to Build a Log Cabin Foundation

If you want a great log cabin, you need a solid foundation. A strong foundation will ensure the longevity and stability of your cabin. But with a variety of log cabin foundation options available, you may not know which one is right for you — much less how to build it.  In this article, I’ll … Read more