We had a great family of Western Australian visitors come on a tour of The Cascade Handcrafted log yard today. Ruth, Martin and their daughter Rochelle came for a visit to see how our western red cedar log homes are handcrafted. Markus is shown explaining the process involved in building the log homes and Steven is explaining to Ruth the difference between the log finishes.
This is the project we are currently working on in Washington State. It’s unique in that the traditional cross corners have been replaced by large cedar flared posts. The house is designed to be non-settling to minimize any shrinkage.
We’re currently working on a unique home for our customer in Washington state designed by RCM CAD Design.
The shape is unlike any traditional home in that the hexagon shape featuring a spacious open floor plan plays a little trick on the eyes as though the log walls just flow into one another.
We’ve been working on a beautiful Latewood Post and Beam construction project for a couple’s lake front property in Northern Ontario! The logs for this home have been individually chosen and hand fallen through a process called “Selective Harvesting” to ensure future forest growth, sustaining the environment for wildlife.
Cascade Handcrafted Log Homes worked with this private property owner to selectively harvest and clean up some windfall after our bout of BC’s fall and early spring windstorms. Selective harvesting the western red cedar trees allows the light to shine through and give the undergrowth and new trees a chance to thrive
Build a log home or timber home? – that is the question! Trying to decide whether you’d like to build a log home or a timber frame home? They are both stunning, will last for decades and have numerous benefits! Timber Frame construction is similar to ‘Post and Beam’ where logs are used except: With…
We’re getting set to build this gorgeous Western Red Cedar hybrid home for a wonderful family in New Jersey. Thanks to the RCM CAD design team in creating this unique plan.
Cascade Handcrafted Log Homes had the honor of building the Squiala First Nation Longhouse. These Warren Trusses were very unique in that they were to cover a total span of 100’ the clear span was 60’ with two 20’ wings. The 60’ clear span is an impressive structure, built with Douglas Fir, each truss required…
The recent drop in oil prices has pushed the Canadian dollar down to Signs a five-year low, which is good news for Americans thinking about handcrafted Canadian log homes. Cascade Handcrafted Log Homes in Chilliwack, BC has built custom-built log homes for many clients in the United States, ranging from cozy cabins with 500 to…