Third edition of the best-selling guide to building log homesExplores the myths and realities of log home construction, with tips on choosing an architect, planning the site, controlling costs, and moreIncludes detailed diagrams and additional resources for getting startedLog homes have come a long way from the wilderness cabins of colonial pioneers. With the advent of new technology and the ever-increasing skill sets of contractors, log homes have become one of the most luxurious kinds of homes in America. With multigabled rooflines and glass-fronted living areas, these sophisticated homes have captured the interest of architects and homeowners alike. In this third edition, Jim Cooper includes new information on "green" construction techniques and materials. Whether planning a new log home or simply interested in learning more, readers will find their questions answered here.
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