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Stunning Handcrafted Log House In British Columbia

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This beautiful log house features a full scribe and beam. The log cabin building is a combination of both traditional and modern log house construction. The Douglas Fir walls measure 11 feet tall, which creates an open feeling in the interior. The Hillard’s bay Estate blends timber and brick to create a stunning exterior and interior. This log house is constructed using post and beam construction. Large log posts are everywhere. This is particularly evident in the great room, which features a brick fireplace, peaked roof, and wall of windows. Large log posts frame the windows, walls and stairs.

Both post and beam and timber frame log houses construction are beautiful methods of building cabins. However, most people consider them to be one and the exact same. Although both styles of log house building are similar, there is a subtle difference between them. Both log house construction methods create a wooden frame that can support the log house’s weight. The only difference between these two types of log house construction lies in the way the wood is joined. Timber frame log houses are always constructed from solid wood using mortise-and tenon connections and secured by wooden pegs. Half-lap joinery is used in post and beam log house construction. Hidden fasteners are sometimes used. Decorative metal braces may be used occasionally. The type of timber used will also make a difference. Post and Beams log houses can be built using engineered wood, such as glulams and glued laminated lumber (a type structural engineered timber), and can also have metal connects. Timber frame log house construction is generally made using solid timber. However some timber frame log buildings are now using glulams.

Post and beam log house construction has one of the most obvious benefits: they are more efficient than traditional home designs. Log houses are unique in that they can keep you warmer in winter and fall and cooler in summer. This is due to the R value of the logs used in a properly constructed post-and beam log house construction. Log house construction is more attractive than traditional house designs because it offers a rustic appeal that is both comfortable and cozy. Log house designs are both beautiful inside and out. They can be built in a variety designs, from rustic log house designs to modern designs.

There are many log house design options. Your imagination is the only limit to designing a log home or wood cabin. You can create your log house plans with a cabin build of your choice. There are many options for where you could live in a cabin. You can build a log home in the woods, off-grid or anywhere else you like. The type of log home you choose will depend upon your personal preference, budget, and where you live.



You can find more information about this story at: Moss Ridge Log Works