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By the water’s edge

1867 Confederation Log Homes builds a cabin to capture lake views – Dream Cabin Showcase Magazine

A lakeside cabin with sunset views was a long-time dream of the homeowners of this 1867 Confederation Log Home. Their vision was fulfilled with a stunning, three-bedroom, log and timber-frame home.

“We always consider the site views when planning the design,” says Rick Kinsman, owner of 1867 Confederation Log Homes. “Every one of our homes is custom-designed so we have the ability to incorporate different features to suit every location.”

The company’s design department utilizes computer software to merge photographs of the site with a 3D drawing of the building, so clients can see what the views will be out of each window. Using the technology, clients can “walk through” every room of their house and visualize the layout. Read more…

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