The Designers Certainly Outdid Themselves, Didn't They?
You will love the unique design of Log Home 106, made out of Western Red Cedar this log home has features that set it apart from the rest. This stunning log home is one of a kind with its curved beams, round chimney, and rounded rooms. You've never seen a log home like this, the use of log beams and posts adds to the character and strength of this stunning log home. This log home was built by Original Log Cabin Homes, who believe the legacy of the American log home lies in the beauty, simplicity and quality of natural materials used. They also know that log homes have been bought up to date with the latest in technology and log home design. Their log home company started in 1987 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina with one simple goal in mind, and that was to manufacture the best log houses in the world. Using traditional concepts combined with state-of-the-art technology and techniques in all of their log home designs, they manage to bring together the best of old and new in a variety of comfortable, affordable, and infinitely variable log home designs. Their extensive selection of log homes includes something to match almost any budget or lifestyle, and their understanding of the possibilities of log home construction allows them to maximize the beauty, and versatility of natural wood in each of their log homes.
Original Log Homes uses quality logs in their log home designs. Western Red Cedar is two times as strong as most common softwoods that are available. The stability of this wood is a result of its low density and shrinkage factors. Western Red Cedar has a natural reddish brown hue, so its easy to recognize in a log home build. When finished properly, Western Red Cedar will last for decades, even in the harshest of environments. The compounds in Western Red Cedar resist moisture and are toxic to decay-causing fungi. It is one of the world's most strong woods and offers a natural resistance to moisture, decay, and insects making it a great choice for surfaces that are exposed to sun, rain, heat and cold all year round.
Original Log Cabin Homes, use only the best quality logs and timbers for their line of Cypress log homes. Cypress lends a unique look to their log homes and offers unique properties to suit your log home building environment. Their Cypress logs are graded by one of seven full-time employees who are Log Home Council Certified. Bald Cypress used for log homes is a hardwood that has excellent durability and strength, making it one of the most reliable choices of log species for log homes. Cypress, like Cedar, is also naturally resistant to rot and insects. Along with its beautiful grain, it has a natural preservative known as cypressene. Cypressene is credited for preventing the growth of fungi in wood that causes decay. Cypress is even more resistant to insect infestation than pine. Its light color contrasts Western Red Cedarís reddish brown hue and accepts most wood finishes with excellent results. Lastly, Original log homes use Eastern White Pine for their log home builds. Pine is lightweight, soft, even-textured, and light in color. It is easy to use which makes it a great choice for pine log homes. Eastern White Pine is most likely the least resinous of all the pines. It's durability and strength is proven by the number of houses that were built in New England 200 or more years ago of Eastern White Pine that are still standing today.