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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 home

Log Home or Timber Home?

Build a log home or timber home? – that is the question! Trying to decide whether you’d like to build a log home or a timber frame home? They are both stunning, will last for decades and have numerous benefits! Timber Frame construction is similar to ‘Post and Beam’ where logs are used except: With…

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…

Latewood Finished Log Home - Wyoming

Latewood Finish

This uniquely stunning home was built for an equally unique family in Wyoming, it was built using 15-17- 20″ average Western Red Cedar with a “Latewood Finish”. The Latewood finish is very much different than the traditional drawknife finish that most everyone associates log homes with. Latewood refers to the winter growth of the tree…