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Invitation to shared dropbox folder, what now?

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:51+00:00 January 1st, 2015|Categories: Design, Training Materials, Geeky Stuff, Nerdy Stuff|Tags: |0 Comments

Shared Dropbox Folder? We wanted to take a quick moment and give a few paragraphs on using one of our services here at Custom Timber.  We often deal with very large files for our communications, and sometimes that involves using a dropbox for business account.  Wait!  Don't panic!  You don't have to install anything on [...]

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Log Home Step by Step: A Checklist

By | 2017-05-26T10:27:59+00:00 February 15th, 2014|Categories: Log Home Learning, Training Materials, Log Home Construction|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQOpbOdsyJ8 Log Home Step by Step: When building a home, people often ask, "What happens next?"  While there is no exact, step-by-step plan for building a log home, there is a usual method to our madness.  Below, you will find a checklist that will give you a good idea of how your home will [...]

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Blueprint Reading Basics

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:54+00:00 February 15th, 2014|Categories: Design, Secondary Top Level Menu, Training Materials|0 Comments

Reading blueprints can be tricky. There are so many dimensions, lines, and symbols! Even the simplest blueprints can look intimidating at first. In this article, we will give you a few basic tips to help you navigate through your blueprint, and show you a few ways we make the process easier on our homeowners and [...]

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Log Home Construction and Planning

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:54+00:00 February 15th, 2014|Categories: Secondary Top Level Menu, Log Home Learning, Training Materials, Log Home Construction|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How To's - Construction and Planning Building a log home is NOT for everyone!  Even owning a log home isn't for everyone. We love them, and obviously either there is some passion there on your part as well, or you are just REALLY bored and reading on our site. If that is the case, we [...]

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Roof Systems Explained

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:54+00:00 February 15th, 2014|Categories: Secondary Top Level Menu, Training Materials|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

What are the differences and similarities in roof systems, and why is it important? A few basic types of systems exist for homes. The type of roof system you will use will depend on your location and which types of geographic matters need to be accounted for (snow loads, wind loads, etc.).  All roof systems [...]

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Wood Post to Concrete Connections

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:54+00:00 February 12th, 2014|Categories: Builders Corner Blog, Design, Secondary Top Level Menu, General Home Care, Log Home Learning, Training Materials|2 Comments

We often get questions about using mixed materials on our homes. This has been a staple of the log and timber home industry for many years, and while some companies have this technique down to a science, others struggle. It seems like a simple enough question. Can I use log and timber together with stone [...]