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Old 12-05-2016, 07:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Musicat View Post
Get a builder/contractor or you'll be sorry. There are some that specialize in log homes if that's what you really want.

In spite of Crafter_Man's non-recommendation, there are modern log homes with hi-tech designs that still retain the look & feel of an Abe Lincoln cabin.
My parents bought one of these. They didn't construct it, they were, I think, the third owners the house had.

Although they never lost their love for the Rustic Americana look, one thing Mom hadn't expected was that if you have rounded logs on the inside walls, you have to dust the logs regularly, all the way to the ceiling. Their model had a cathedral ceiling in the living room, so they ended up hiring a service.

Of course, it's possible to finish the inside walls, so they don't have to be dusted.