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My Houzz: A Surprisingly Light Lakeside Log Cabin
"every log surface inside the house, including the vaulted wood-plank ceiling, the... Log cabins tend to be dark. It's just often a fact when the space is all wood; the... 1920s log cabin on a quiet lake near Ann Arbor, Michigan. Boy, were they wrong.... painted logs is fantastic. Sorry Kayglay-- but PAINTING logs in a log cabin is major... major log rot down the road. Many folks trying to sell a log home which has log damage..."
My Houzz: A Rustic Log Cabin Charms in the Mountains of Alabama
An open layout, log walls and styled antiques create a comfortable, inviting getaway to share with friends and family
"layout, log walls and styled antiques create a comfortable, inviting getaway to share... rustic log cabin in the mountains of Alabama and Jones drew up a simple blueprint... materials like log walls, timber supports, and native stone fireplaces and retaining walls... being log cabin kitsch. I love seeing log homes featured as I have a log vacation... stained logs. Ours has all stained wood (t & g ceilings and some interior walls) and..."
Houzz Tour: Modern 'Pods' Offer a Log Cabin Compromise
Two generations enjoy togetherness and privacy too, in this cleverly designed lakefront vacation home in Idaho
"floor to ceiling windows, the color tones, and the exterior. I would definitely incorporate... furniture in a log cabin. This is truly a spectacular design for a vacation home in Idaho... of a log cabin that mixes concrete floors, a pine wood ceiling and metal accents... on the ceiling beam, pushing it upward to help support the pine-covered cantilever... traditional log cabin style. Their kids wanted something more modern. They ended up with..."
10 Ways to Get the Modern Rustic Lodge Look
Soaring ceilings, log walls and woodsy views are just the start of creating a lodge that has the right balance of rustic and modern
"aring ceilings, log walls and woodsy views are just the start of creating a lodge... with full log walls and beams take center stage, while industrial metals play a structural... soaring ceilings... It is truly an accomplishment to make a massive space have a cozy... bathroom beams? How does that work? Is there a lot of echo? Love the idea! I love... "keep log accents and furniture in their original form whenever possible." To wit..."
Box Beam Ceilings
"crowd, box beam ceilings also present a hidden benefit! The hollow beams are great for... are box beam ceilings. To me they just announce quality, stating this builder took... in box beam ceilings is often overlooked. When the ceiling height is low additional... own box beam ceiling with Armstrong Residential Ceilings! Check out our WoodHaven line... has high ceilings and we have been trying to devise a homemade ceiling system with similar..."
Exposed Beams: Not Just for Barns Anymore
"exposed beams. They are such a beautiful expression of function necessitating an expressive... utilizes beams. So many different styles embrace them in design. There are I-bars in... Faithful Inn logs, and bold chevron patterns in more modern spaces. Whether you like feeling... exposed beams will add beauty and architectural interest to your space.... common beam ceiling structure for a flat ceiling is exposed.... e the beams go tropical. This chevron patterned ceiling resembles the belly of a..."
Design Details: Rustic Beams
"exposed ceiling as an option. And these days you can add a decorative beam with fairly... rough-hewn beams seen overhead in homes both rural and distinctly urban. Okay, so adding... adding a beam isn't any kind of "quick fix" or "easy update," but what it lacks in instant... a few beams do for the rooms below — no sleeping with the horses required.... for the beams! Great spaces I love the beams! i need to purchase rustic beams for my..."
"some of a log's inner bark for rustic appeal... nonstructural log beams or posts, the rustic appeal can be increased by a method of removing... her a log home is truly a timber-frame construction or just accented with nonstructural... down, the logs can be found fallen or dead standing.... use of logs, and we'll take the log billiards table.... down the log and shave off the bark. More intricate areas of the log need to be skip..."
Get Your Rustic On for Log Cabin Day!
Celebrate rugged good looks and simpler times with a gallery of 10 gorgeous log cabins across the U.S.
"gorgeous log cabins across the U.S.... year is Log Cabin Day? I doubt Hallmark is raking it in on this holiday, started by... on of log cabins and to return to a simpler time, if just for a day. Even if you... day in a log cabin, unplug (after you read this story), relax and get your rustic on... Lincoln Logs and build one, if the spirit moves you. To celebrate this holiday, I’ve... fantastic log cabins all across the U.S. They include the old, the new, the rebuilt and..."
My Houzz: Rustic Charm in a Handsome Log Cabin
Snowy vistas, hand-crafted touches, antlers aplenty ... this mountain home is the quintessential log cabin, especially during the holidays
"quintessential log cabin, especially during the holidays... build log home packages. They started their business, Baker Pond Log Works, after... their own log cabin. "It was after we bought the land and started going through the process... kind of a log cabin we were going to build that we became aware there was a business... behind log homes, and they were sold in packages and kits," says Chris. Houzz at... affair with log cabins. My grandparents had a log cabin we used during summer vacations..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Take on a Montana Log House
"stacked logs is just amazing. But really hard to hear that there are NO building codes... of the logs. also- not seeing any sort of mortar or chinking in the cordwood stack-... of the logs are rotting, snakes and rodents are taking up residence in the outside... project on a log cabin.It looks good for a short time.Otherwise cool article Only in Western... traditional log homes are better :) Incredible! Amazing! Inspiring! Nourishing! Harmonious..."
Houzz Tour: Legacy Lingers in a Historic Log Cabin
Built in 1809 and remodeled for today, this Georgia cabin has both a history and a place in the lives of future generations
"read, "Log Cabin: $25,000," it was kismet. She and her husband had dreamed of retiring... retiring to a log cabin in the mountains of north Georgia. The ad led them to Clyde Smith... dogtrot log cabin, which came with all the stone you'll see in the chimneys, piers... cabin's logs were hand hewn by Cherokee workers in the early 1800s.... simple log cabin, and then getting 'nice' furniture when a later generation could..."
"with beams and panels that evoke old-world artisanship and charm... coffered ceiling has boxlike recessed areas between beams. Originally devised as a way... stone ceilings in Greek and Roman architecture, coffered ceilings are now an orn... or faux beams, trimmed out with moldings and painted, they can be very formal and detailed... between the beams. The painted beams of this contemporary living room give an appearance..."
Ceiling Treatments Worth a Look
Add beams, boards and other embellishments to that blank expanse for a room that looks dressed from head to toe
"Add beams, boards and other embellishments to that blank expanse for a room that... at your ceilings and think, “Wow, look at how flat and exciting they are?” Didn’t think... “The ceiling is the surface that is most ignored,” says Melissa Destree, an architect... As for beams on ceilings, I don't like them on lower ceilings having lived in a SW... coffered ceilings, and exposed beams. I prefer white ceilings which allow flexibility..."
Supporting Act: Exposed Wood Trusses in Design
"Beautiful beams, triangular shapes and rhythm of form... above a ceiling. Take away that ceiling, and the structural role it plays in stabilizing... truss beamed ceiling, and I'm looking for lighting that will highlight the beams... illuminate the beams, while accentuating the implied ceiling of the bottom chord and relating... remove the ceiling in our 8 foot tall family room and expose the trusses up above, getting..."