Cascade Handcrafted Piece en Piece

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 It’s unique in that the traditional cross corners have been replaced by large western red cedar flared posts.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.

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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

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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…

Squiala First Nation Longhouse

Squiala First Nation Longhouse

Cascade Handcrafted Log Homes had the honor of building the Squiala First Nation Longhouse. These Warren Trusses were very unique in that they were to cover a total span of 100’ the clear span was 60’ with two 20’ wings. The 60’ clear span is an impressive structure, built with Douglas Fir, each truss required…