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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!
Doing it right
Company owner Rick Kinsman met Mike Holmes over the weekend at the Montreal Home Show.  Mike mentioned that he knows of Confederation and his comments were “you guys have good homes.  You guys know how to do it and do it right.”  I think Mike made the person talking the...
Vegas baby!
We are live from the International Builders Show in Las Vegas! This is North Americas largest building show and features everything from new and innovative energy saving products, to celebrity and industry processional speakers. If you are serious about building and want more information on the opportunities available to work...
Dock at your Confederation
After a beautiful sunny day of boating on the water, wouldn’t it be nice to dock and spend the evening in a Confederation? Check out our recent article in Power Boating Magazine’s new Lifestyle section (page 55-59)…This is LIVING!  
Put some summer, in your winter at the Toronto Boat Show!
The unofficial start to the year at Confederation is always at the Toronto International Boat Show. Come see an actual log home erected at the show as well as countless designs, pictures, and ideas.  Bring your plans and get all your questions answered as we will have friendly and knowledgeable...
Rich, Rick, Andy Matt and the ENTIRE Team at 1867 Confederation Log and Timberframe Serge and I would like to take this opportunity to THANK  YOU for being such a well organized company. Meeting Rich at the Boat Show a year ago was a turning point in our lives. We...
Hot in Kingston
Kingston and Eastern Ontario dealer/builder Andrew Kingstone is busy again.  With two custom log homes currently under construction, the last couple of months have been very eventful!  “It is very rewarding to assist our customers with the design, building, maintenance of their dream home.  Log homes are my passion, and...
Confederation Christmas Party
Since we are going into our 35th year in business we thought we would go back in time…to Medieval Times! Food were served by wenches and eaten with our hands, while we enjoyed the Green Knight make a run for victory in the Kings Court. Check out our Facebook page...
Confederation’s Toronto Sun article
Check out our feature in the Toronto Sun Or read the full article here: For those looking for an alternative to the hustle and bustle of the big city, the warmth and natural beauty of a log home may be an ideal solution. There’s a special charm to a log...
Construct Canada Show!
Stop by the Construct Canada show in Toronto and see our Director of Development Mark Dunn with all your building questions. This show focuses on new innovations, energy efficiency, and tons of building options. Plus, we are unveiling a new product to our Confederation line….This is LIVING!
Confederation gives back
Saturday November 30th marked the last of our 2013 Educational Seminars and that meant it was donation time again.  The proceeds from our Educational Seminars we donated the Bobcaygeon Food Bank in the amount of $1500. Confederation President Rick Kinsman was the presenter of cheque.  “We believe in supporting our...
Trimmed for the season!
Bev Kinsman has our Model Home and Administration office decorated and ready for Christmas!   Decorating the office is the start of the holiday season for Bev and everyone at Confederation.  She says this gets her in Christmas spirit!  “After decorating 3 trees at work, I can’t wait to do...
Live from the International Home Show!
Come to the International Centre by the Toronto Airport and see our fully erected log home booth! Get your building questions answered, see multiple pictures, go over plans, and get a feel for log home living at its finest. Show runs until Sunday and we will have builders and representatives...
Another Cottage Life award for Confederation
We did it again….. The Fall Cottage Life Show is celebrating its 10 year anniversary and Confederation has been there every year. To recognize our efforts in educating people and promoting our industry, we were awarded with a commemorative picture frame and wooden coasters. Our VP of sales Rich Kinsman...