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After nearly 40 years and thousands of happy homebuyers, we know the hardest part of building your dream log or timber frame home can be just getting started. Get to know other log home homeowners, learn about design and decor options, download the plans we share - you'll find it all here and we're adding new content all the time!
12 Mile Lake is ‘Family Friendly’
If you plan on entertaining guests or need to create space for growing teenagers, 12 Mile Lake is your ticket to privacy. This spacious 3,019-square-foot floor plan features two bedrooms plus a den and balcony located above the garage at the opposite end of the house from the master bedroom...
Copper Hill Demonstrates Great Use of Space
From the covered porch at the entrance and screened-in sunroom off of the main living area to the open ceiling and main floor master bedroom, this 1,251-square-foot, two-storey home packs a lot of features into an economical space. You get three bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths and a layout that makes perfect...
The Economical Eldorado II
Affordable. Efficient. Timeless. That about sums up the Eldorado II, one of our earliest log home designs that remains popular today. This one-bedroom plus loft floor plan offers plenty of main floor living space with its open concept entertaining area and good-sized master bedroom. Meanwhile, the versatile loft area can...
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...