On October 11th, we headed down to Colorado to set up the logs for a stunning, western red cedar – post and beam log home. This home will boast the beautiful, unique log flares and diamond notched, full scribe building method.
We offer many different construction styles to create your unique, stunning log home! How your home is assembled influences its engineering, finishing, and maintenance expectations. At Cascade Handcrafted Log Homes we build a log home that will serve for centuries, with good design and proper maintenance.
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.
Not only does it have a stunning beauty, the many benefits of Western Red Cedar include that it’s a highly revered, durable wood is naturally resistant to rot, decay and insect attacks. Almost anything you build with it will last longer and require less maintenance.
We had a great family of Western Australian visitors come on a tour of The Cascade Handcrafted log yard today. Ruth, Martin and their daughter Rochelle came for a visit to see how our western red cedar log homes are handcrafted. Markus is shown explaining the process involved in building the log homes and Steven is explaining to Ruth the difference between the log finishes.
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…
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…