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How a Hampton-style vision of a cottage morphed into a head-turning log home
BONUS! Life is better at the lake. No one knows that better than Jamal and Angele Baksh. When warm summer days settle in, the couple leaves their city condo and heads for their new cottage in the Kawartha Lakes region of Ontario. The two-hour drive brings them worlds away. By...
How to plan the perfect log home for retirement
BONUS! For so many of our great clients, their log or timber frame home is the realization of a long-held dream. And often it’s retirement that provides the reason or the ability to finally design the home of their dreams and the home that will launch a whole new, glorious...
Vermont Mountain Escape – Three Countries, One Cozy Log Home
BONUS! For Michael and Diana Heslop, arriving at their log getaway in the mountains of Vermont feels like a sweet reward. Not only because they’re surrounded by magnificent scenery, but also because they’ve come so far to see it. For the couple, getting here involves a plane ride from their...
Rich’s New Home Update. Plus, Mythbusters, Timber vs. Log Edition
After offering up a glimpse of Rich’s new home, we’re clearing up some common misconceptions about log and timber frame homes and simplifying how to choose which is right for you. (Hint: you only need to ask yourself one question!)
When Rustic Meets Modern
Love the idea of a log or timber frame home but also lean towards the clean look of contemporary architecture? Here’s the good news: you don’t have to choose.
What’s small today? The great size debate.
What do people consider “small” today? The answer may surprise you. Find out how can you live large in a home that’s a perfect size for you.
Cottage Collaboration: The Log Home That Brought 3 Housing Experts Together
After renting cottages for ten years, Ian and Elaine were ready to build a place of their own. Says Ian: “I could see beyond the overgrown trees and teardown of a building.”
Against the Storm: When a House Is a HOME
Owners share their story about their difficult journey to building their log home refuge by the lake.
Rich’s New Home: Finally Under Way!
The latest update on Rich Kinsman's timber frame home, The Revelstoke, a home built for a growing family.
A Classic Log Cottage Comes to Life
Relax, this cottage was built to last A couple creates a cottage getaway perfect for relaxing now and for generations to come.
Steve and Helen’s Log Home Dream by the Lake
A family breathes life into their summer getaways with a brand new Confederation cottage.
Our Commitment to Sustainable Log Homes
You can feel good about building one of our homes because we are committed to doing things the right way, the eco-friendly way.
The Insider: Ritch shares the lessons learned from building his new log home
If you’ve been wondering about the latest on Rich Kinsman’s new build, he has gone back to the drawing board. Literally. He’ll be back with an updated plan soon, but for now, Ritch Cameron is stepping in to reveal his new log cottage—and the life lessons he learned while building...