We had the opportunity to build this gem for a great couple up in the mountains of Alpine, Arizona. We built the log shell at our log yard in Rosedale, British Columbia and then drove to the build location with the logging truck for reassembly. The log shell is ready to be finished off by the client’s choice of a local builder.
A gorgeous post and beam made from western red cedar, carefully handcrafted with inner knee braces and supports and is currently being built at the Cascade Handcrafted log yard. Once the log and timber frame home is completed, it will be shipped to it’s new home in Kansas, USA.
Winter and early Spring can bring many cold days to the Cascade Handcrafted Log Yard. So how do the guys keep warm? They make themselves a fire log by plunging into the log against the grain.
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…
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 It’s unique in that the traditional cross corners have been replaced by large western red cedar flared posts.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.
This is the project we are currently working on in Washington State. It’s unique in that the traditional cross corners have been replaced by large cedar flared posts. The house is designed to be non-settling to minimize any shrinkage.
We are building this beautiful Post and Beam Latewood cabin, which is destined for Lake Kawartha in Northern Ontario. The design is unique in shape as it resembles more of a diamond than your traditional square or rectangle
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
There are many ways you can compliment the beauty and uniqueness of a log home. To make it cozy or elegant – A log home or log cabin is certainly flexible when it comes to log home decor. Rustic is always a sure win when it come to log home decor – keeping the look…
We’re getting set to build this gorgeous Western Red Cedar hybrid home for a wonderful family in New Jersey. Thanks to the RCM CAD design team in creating this unique plan.