Cascade Handcrafted Australian Distributor

Australian Distributor

Martin has been involved in Carpentry at every level since 1984 and holds an array of certifications and has an abundance of experience with Operations Management, Job Site Supervision, Production Manager, to name a few.

While he was a Self Employed Carpenter, he built many beautiful homes with post and beam construction and using Jarrah and Karri timbers.

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Environmentally Friendly Log Homes

Cascade Handcrafted Log Homes supports an environmentally friendly approach by using a method of building that has been around for centuries.  In addition to being environmentally friendly as far as the building goes, we also selectively harvest logs for the log homes we build to avoid any clear cutting.  Selective harvesting ensures a perpetual growth…

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Log Home Heating Efficiency

Log home heating efficiency compared to a conventionally built home. Handcrafted log home walls have comparable R-values to what you get with standard construction. However we have noted that log homes are often easier to heat than what you would expect from the R-values. There is more to the story — thermal mass. Logs offer…

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Log Home Building Tools

Cascade Handcrafted Log Home’s team includes the industry’s most talented professional logsmiths and scribers. We’re passionate about what we do, and each and every home we produce combines that passion with superior craftsmanship, top materials, and a process that takes each client’s unique hopes and dreams for their custom log home into consideration. Here’s an…

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Rustic Halloween Ideas

Trick or Treaters are coming soon! Here’s some great ideas on how to make a stunning rustic Halloween display at your house.  Rustic décor is always very cozy and enjoyable, and kind of relaxing in that there is no perfection expectations when it comes to rustic.  The rougher it looks, the better.  What is rustic…

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Piece en Piece Update

A project we’ve been working on for a fabulous client in Washington State. It’s unique in that the traditional cross corners have been replaced by large western red cedar flared posts. The house is designed to be non-settling to minimize any shrinkage. The walls were prebuilt and then dropped into place between large diameter posts that are channeled or keyed.