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The Hardwood
With just over 1,000 square feet of main floor living space featuring generous room sizes and a well-planned layout, The Hardwood is the ideal starter home, cottage or retirement retreat. See the floor plan.  
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 personal touch is paying off for 1867 Confederation Log & Timber Frame of Forestville. “We were betting that local representation would make a difference and it has,” says Darryl Boyes, who operates the southwestern Ontario sales and educational centre together with his father Gary. In its first year, the...
Already billed the “Warmer Side of the Canadian Rockies,” B.C.’s Columbia Valley is heating up as a world class tourist destination, famous for its natural hot springs, abundant wildlife, picturesque wetlands and outdoor activities. For 1867 Confederation Log & Timber Frame dealer Phil Wallace, the trend means growing interest from...
Confederation heads west: Saskatchewan dealer joins the fold
1867 Confederation Log & Timber Frame has our first-ever dealer in Saskatchewan: the husband and wife team of Kent and Richelle Rogers. And the timing couldn’t be better says Confederation Director of Business Development Mark Dunn. “The economic climate in Saskatchewan is very good and getting better all of the...
September 7, 2010 To whom it may concern: Re: Reference for 1867 Confederation Log and Timber Frame Dear Sir or Madam: I have been asked to provide a reference for 1867 Confederation log and Timber Frame. I am doing so without hesitation. Over the past 6 years, we have worked...
Dear Rich, My wife and I emerged from your Seminar with a deeper knowledge of log home building techniques and an even greater appreciation for the comfort and value of living in such a dwelling. We will proceed with our plans to sell our (another company’s home) and then begin...
Dear Rich, Dorothy and I spent almost a decade mulling over the decision of whether to buy a cottage or build one from scratch.  And we spent years debating which company to go with (Company 1, Company 2, Company 3, etc., etc.). We’re convinced we made the right choice going with CL&TF.  We believe...
To Whom It May Concern: I have been working with 1867 Confederation Log & Timber Frame Homes for the past 6 months planning a seasonal residential cottage and have found them to be outstanding! Our Log Home Consultant, Rich Kinsman, has been very knowledgeable, helpful, prompt, and honest. He is...
To Whom It May Concern: We both liked the product and we also liked the support from the sales staff. Rich was always there answering any questions we had or finding out answers if he didn’t know. Both Gary and I really like Rich. He takes his job very seriously...
February 13, 2011 To whom this concerns, It gives me great pleasure to recommend Confederation Log Homes. I can say with certainty, every member of the team, from sales, design, production to delivery exceeded our expectations. They were diligent in providing us with top-notch service. Continuous effort was made to...
We would like to thank Confederation Log Homes for making our Dream Home a reality! A special thank you to Don MacDonald who was in every respect absolutely amazing! Our hats go off to you Don! Don you took a personal interest in ensuring all of our needs were met,...
Dear Rich Kinsman, We just wanted to write you and the staff of 1867 Confederation Log Homes a letter expressing our positive feelings towards your company and product. We built our Confederation Log Home in the summer of 2008 and between the quality of the product and the customer service and support...