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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 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...
Want to learn about building a log home?
Ever wanted to know everything there is to know about building a log, timber frame, or hybrid home/cottage?  Well, at Confederation we believe that educating people is not just good for business, but also good for the industry.  “There are a lot of companies that simply don’t take the time...
Confederation has experience!
Over our 34 year history of designing and building timeless log and timber frame homes, we have had many partners along the way in terms of builders and dealers.  Overseen by Confederation’s Director of Business Development, Mark Dunn, he sees the importance of a solid partnership.  “It’s really like a...
NEW BUILD….updates to come
Shovels are in the ground and another Confed is underway.  Check out the latest on the project and stay tuned for more updates as this build progresses. CLICK HERE FOR THE PICS!