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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!
Movember is back!
It’s a great time of year….Movember is back! Many Confederation team members ranging from our Craftsmen and Designers, to our Sales and Dealers are all starting to grow awesome staches.  Even our company President Rick Kinsman, is planning to sport some upper lip fur. “Not only does it raise awareness...
Iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit’s SHOW TIME!
We are finishing up the 2013 building season with 2 more great home shows in Toronto. First up, the ever popular, Fall Cottage Life Show running Nov 1st to 3rd.  Show information can be found at www.cottagelife.com/shows The following weekend we will be at the International Home Show where we will...
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the Magoon family
The Confederation team lost one of our members recently when Ken Magoon past away in hospital from pancreatic cancer that spread to his liver and kidney.  Ken and his wife Chris were long time dealers and builders for Confederation and always brought a little something extra to their customers and...
Confederation Photo Shoot
Hot off the press…..here are some pictures of a few local Confederation’s…..more pics to be added to our gallery and facebook page…..This is LIVING!    
Happy Thanksgiving!
From all of us at Confederation, we wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving weekend.  Be thankful for family and friends as you get together for a turkey and all the trimmings.  Those who are celebrating in their Confederation’s have a little extra to be thankful for…THIS IS LIVING!
Our latest Educational Seminar winners reflect on their time spent at Frontenac Shores
During our Educational Seminars guests are invited to enter into a draw to win a weeks stay at our luxury Confederation fractional development, Frontenac Shores.  Our latest winners just returned and now have a first hand feeling about what log home living is all about… We had a great time...
Confederation’s South of the border….down Columbia way
We have branched out yet again, this time working a local rep in Columbia to start marketing and promoting our homes.  We would like to welcome Alejandra (Alex) Romero Chao & Guillermo Ordaz Moreno to the Confederation team. “This is a big opportunity for everyone involved,” says Director of Business Development,...
Confederation in Kawartha Life
Check out this article on Confederation’s 34 years of success and putting Kawartha Lakes on the map….THIS IS LIVING! click here to read the article    
Spring is only 8 months away….
Thinking of building in 2014?  Well, the spring building season isn’t as far away as it seems and right now is a great time to not only finalize your design, but take advantage of great money saving opportunities. Every few years there are price adjustments to our homes, and by...
Letter from the President
1867 Confederation Log & Timber Frame has been in operation since 1979. We are a family business with a dedicated and skilled staff, currently run by the Kinsmans, myself, Andy (VP of Operations), Rich (VP of Sales) and my wife Bev. We are particularly proud of our history in the...
School is back in, that means it’s time to learn….about log homes!
Summer is winding down and it’s a great time to learn about building log and timber frame homes.  Here are a few ways you can see our homes and get your questions answered: Facebook and Twitter: Logs are still going up, roofs are going on, and windows and doors are...
Confederation progress report!
An update from another satisfied Confederation customer: This project features master bedroom on the main floor, 2 additional bedrooms upstairs, open concept kitchen, living, and dining, as well high ceilings, and timber frame accents both inside and out.   With approx 2350 sq ft in total, there is adequate room...
Confederation’s Owner still helps customers erect logs?  Now that’s something you don’t see everyday.
Another Confederation is being built and that means another satisfied customer.  This project has the home owners building the entire project from start to finish.  So, in true Confederation fashion, we sent one of our craftsmen out to assist with the log construction.  In this particular case, it was the...