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Lake Country Log Homes Builds in Oregon, USA

Lake Country Builds in Oregon, USA

Handcrafting Photography Journal

Enjoy this Photography Journal of a beautiful Western Red Cedar log home built in our yard for delivery to Oregon, USA! Please note that the photographs are organized in reverse chronological order and the completion stage is marked for each section.


December 15, 2022

A member of the log shell re-assembly crew landing a purlin on a post.

December 13, 2022

An exciting day for our clients in Ohio – the log shell package is being re-assembled on site! Notice the P-Gasket which we install in all the laterals and that acts as a sealant and insulation.


November 22, 2022

The completed Western Red Cedar log shell package under a fresh dusting of snow.

November 21, 2022

The log shell has been sanded and tagged for re-assembly on site.
Here we have the front deck posts complete with beam saddle cuts.

November 9, 2022

It’s always great to see a completed Western Red Cedar log truss with character king post. This feature really ties everything together visually.

October 31, 2022

The rear of the log home showing the ends of the handcrafted Western Red Cedar log joists at the loft.
Two of our builders rough scribing a top log on a main floor wall.
Here’s a great photograph showing the incredible color and characteristics of the Western Red Cedar logs we use.

October 26, 2022

The front of the log home where we can see the staggered corners. Notice the rough opening for the windows and double doors. The bottom round is left in at door openings and is then cut out at the client’s job site.

October 25, 2022

Our youngest log home builder doing header cuts for door and window openings.

October 19, 2022

The log shown here will be swung into place at the rear master bedroom wall. You can see the slabbing that will accommodate a 3-foot-wide shower stall.
Two of our builders landing a log on a main floor wall.

October 18, 2022

Here’s a great photo of some wall slabbing that will accommodate the kitchen counters. You can see the start of a rough opening for a nice wide window at the kitchen sink. Once the main floor log walls are complete, a beam will run perpendicular to this wall just between the slabbing and the door opening.

October 13, 2022

Two of our peelers are skillfully peeling the Western Red Cedar logs that will be used to build a log shell package being sent to Ohio, USA.