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Handcrafted vs Milled Log Homes

A handcrafted log home is the only “true” log home. In a handcrafted building, the log is still a natural log, the only alteration being that it has undergone removal of the outer bark and part or all of the “cambium” or inner bark layer. Because of this, each log still possess all of the uniqueness and character that nature intended it to have.

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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 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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Selective Harvesting

Cascade Handcrafted Log Homes worked with this private property owner to selectively harvest and clean up some windfall after our bout of BC’s fall and early spring windstorms. Selective harvesting the western red cedar trees allows the light to shine through and give the undergrowth and new trees a chance to thrive

Full Scribe Log Homes

Full Scribe Log Homes

‘Full Scribe’ Log Homes refers to a method of fitting horizontal stacked logs to build a tight wall. Each log has a long groove hand cut into its underside, so it precisely and securely nests on the log below. The corners are interlocked with notching to provide a very secure structure. This method of construction…