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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!
Confederation wins “2011 Sexiest Frame”
See for yourself what a “sexy frame” looks like. We’re the proud winner of the 2011 Sexiest Frame Tournament! This boathouse project has an unsymmetrical bent design that also features both square and round timbers. Read more:  Sexiest Timber Frame Contest by Timber Frame Business Council
Light, bright & airy
Business Avantage Magazine article reports: Log Homes Are Growing in Popularity Log homes have come a long way since pioneer times when random logs were piled on top of each other and gaps between them were filled with anything from moss to mud. These days a log home is a...
The “wow-factor” of a Confederation log home
Check out the Green Woods, voted a winner by Log Home Living readers: See more pictures of this home here  
3-D Renderings of the exterior of your new home
What will your new log home really look like from the exterior? Get a true appreciation of your new home with our 3-D rendering technology. Contact us for a free tour of our log home facilities and a demonstration of our 3-D design room!  
Your plan – in 3D
Whether we’re building a custom log home or from one of our more than 70 plans, there’s nothing like seeing it in 3-D to help you envision the space. It’s all part of what we do at 1867 Confederation Log & Timber Frame. If you want to know more about...
Dreams Realized
Kawartha Homes interviews Andy Kinsman of 1867 Confederation Log Homes about building a home of his own Log homes have been a part of Andy Kinsman’s existence for most of his life and it was inevitable that he would eventually come to own one of his own. His relationship with 1867 Confederation...
Today’s cottagers put luxury high on the list The Toronto Sun takes a look at log home cottages – from outhouses to all the comforts of home. Frontenac Shores is a fractional ownership log home community featuring 1867 Confederation Log Homes.
Idyllic retreat not just a dream
Confederation – Making dreams a reality for over 30 years in the Kawarthas An idyllic retreat nestled among the trees of the Kawartha Lakes is a dream for many homeowners. People building in the Kawarthas are looking for a simpler lifestyle in a comfortable, casual setting, which renews them from...
1867 Confederation Log & Timber Frame
About us At 1867 Confederation Log Homes we didn’t invent log homes but we have worked to improve them since 1979. We have built thousands of log homes for families around the world. Take a look at some of our gorgeous custom log homes backed by our 50 year guarantee....
3 Ways to tweak a floor plan to create a truly custom home Country’s Best Log Homes shows how we can take an 1867 Confederation Log Home floor plan and tailor it to your needs and your budget. Read more…  
1867 Confederation Log and Timber Frame helps build a teacher’s dream. As might be expected from an educator, homework was essential. After researching several log-home companies, Janet chose 1867 Confederation Log and Timber Frame as the manufacturer and selected one of its models for her basic plan. “Then I made...
Lucky Lake – Sunsets at Twelve Mile
Our Homes Magazine feature Their first choice was 1867 Confederation Log Homes, a company owned by Rick Kinsman and Mike Murphy. “It was a no-brainer,” says Carolyn. Based in Bobcaygeon, Confederation has been in business for more than 30 years with a reputation for quality and service that has won...
Confederation log homes are built to last
We are proud to offer our 50-year Guarantee; we know our homes are built to last. It starts with selecting only the best logs, incorporating innovations to provide better and more energy efficient homes and closely monitoring the high standards of each and every log home. We even construct the...