If you’re considering getting your own custom log cabin built, you’re at the best place! Cascade Handcrafted Log & Timber Frame Homes gives you the option to choose a stock plan and customize it to your requirements, or design your own and have those plans professionally developed.
When the first Europeans arrived on the Pacific Northwest Coast in the 18th century they encountered a magnificent rain forest, the result of favorable soil conditions and moisture-laden ocean winds.
Cascade Handcrafted Log Homes has built log homes, lodges and cabins for many clients in the United States from Alaska to the Southern States. From cozy cabins with 500 to 1,500 sq. ft. floor plans to luxury lodges like Flying Horse Ranch in the Mountains of Colorado or Spyglass Lodge in Georgia.
Timber Frame construction is similar to ‘Post and Beam’ except:
With Timber Frame, lumber that has been cut in a squared dimension (8″ x 8″ or 10″ x 10″ for example) is used instead of the roundness and unique shape of logs.
Usually, when you enter a log cabin you are greeted by a rustic kitchen. It has all the necessities like cupboards and running water, fridge and stove – not many have dishwashers or microwaves!
When most people typically envisage a log home, the tendency is to think of days gone past in the old west with an oil lamp shining in the window for light.
There are a lot of misconceptions and misunderstandings about the longevity and efficiency of a handcrafted log home. The article below will “debunk” some of those statements backed by research and a whole lot of experience.
The design of your log or timber frame home depends largley on the truss systems when creating an open-concept, exposed log or timber design that are naturally beautiful.
Small log cabins are the embodiment of an escape paradise and are gaining more and more recognition. Although they are small and cozy, they sure can be comfortable, and meet all of your requirements as a vacation home or guest house.