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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!
A home built for entertainment
If you’re looking for a home built for entertaining, this new video is worth watching. Check out the open great room and kitchen area and also the basement bar and entertainment area that includes a basement walkout. And a home built for entertaining wouldn’t be complete without a pool in...
The Perfect Family Retreat
Watch our new video on what makes our homes the perfect family retreats. From a stunning great room, to an adjoining kitchen with an island for socializing, this home is perfect for families and entertaining.
Building in Ottawa or Quebec?  We have a builder for you!
If you have plans to build in the Ottawa area or Quebec, look no further than Confederation for your design and build your dream home.  We pride ourselves on providing a top quality home and our builders live up to that standard. I want the customer to be happy with...
New Pictures!
check out our Picture Gallery as we have added more pics of some recent finished homes https://www.confederationloghomes.com/gallery-and-log-home-plans/gallery/
My wife and I worked with Ghislain Morin in the construction of our Confederation EEE Log cottage. His experience constructing log homes and his reputation as an honest, hard working contractor were the primary reasons. We appreciated his candid approach and attention to detail. He was always available to provide...
To whom it may concern, By way of this letter I would like to endorse the services of Mr. Ghislain Morin. He is an excellent general contractor who brings with him a variety of skills including: project management to ensure project schedules and budgets are respected, strong communications skills to...
Coming to the Boat Show?  Check out a log home!
January means Boat Show, the unofficial kick off to the show season! Come to the CNE and check out boats of all sizes, cottage toys, and most importantly a Confederation Log Home!  That’s right, Confederation’s booth will once again consist of a log shell.  This model is also for sale...
The Confederation family is expanding
Our VP Sales and our VP Operations are expecting their first born children in 2015.  March and June are the due dates!  Stay tuned here and facebook for pics….
‘Tis the season
Once again, Confederation is giving back.  The Bobcaygeon food bank was given a donation of $1500 just in time for Christmas. “We have a rich history in Bobcaygeon and we always like to show our support,” says Rick Kinsman, company President.  “From all of us at Confederation, we wish you...
A Christmas message from another happy customer
Dear Andy: Merry Xmas to yourself and everyone at Confederation from Lianne & I.  Thanks for helping us with our dream home.  Without you, I know we would never have the incredible home we currently have under construction.  We are extremely excited and thrilled to have chosen Confederation Log Homes. ...
The best staches in the log and timber industry!
December marks the end to another great Movember as a few of the guys sported their staches in support of men’s heath.   The wives of these studly staches are very glad to see the beginning of December.  Until next year mustache men!
An update from the first Confederation EEE Log
The first EEE Log is now up and being lived in.  So how is it preforming?  Well, here is an update. During the summer Rich and Kim Kinsman didn’t have to use their air condition at all.  They left windows open at night and closed them during the day.  The...
How do wood homes hold up in earthquake areas?
Congratulations are in order for the ongoing efforts of Canada Wood and the BC Council of Forest Industries who are celebrating 40 years of establishing a presence in Japan. Thanks to their diligence and advocacy of BC’s high-quality, sustainable harvested wood products, we’ve watched Japan adopt building code standards and...