Some 200 photos showcase the possibilities for log homes, showing a wide variety of examples and providing myriad construction and design options for the designer, builder, or owner. Arrangement is in chapters on eastern traditional, the West, contemporary log homes, craftsman design, and post-and-beam constructed buildings. Appendices contain maintenance and technical notes and a resource directory. 10x10" Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
In years past, the mention of a log home conjured up images of a primitive vacation cabin in the heart of a wooded wilderness. Although its roots are firmly planted in tradition, log-home living is now becoming a strong, contemporary component of the culture of many countries. Here and around the world, new technology and construction techniques are making log-home living a realistic alternative for a family home of any size or style. Log-home design and construction now encompasses styles from the historic and traditional to the heights of modern innovation and opulence.