Honest Abe Blog

Stories about Honest Log Homes, Log Cabins and Timber Frames by Honest Abe Log Homes

The Honest Abe Log Home Blog shares stories from Honest Abe Living Magazine, event schedules, company news, announcements, industry news, photos from new construction and new house plans. Also featured are recipes from our friends at Lodge Cast Iron.

Planning Bedrooms in Log and Timber Homes

Making decisions about bedrooms for log or timber frame homes is no different in some ways than for any home. Decisions like how many bedrooms, what size each room will be and whether there will be an adjacent bathroom are basic. However, for log and timber... read more

Corn Dip

2 (11-ounce) cans Mexicorn (corn kernels with red and green peppers) 1 (10-ounce) can shoepeg corn  3 green onions, chopped 1 cup sour cream 1 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon ground cumin Fresh lime juice to taste Salt and black pepper to taste Drain the corn. Combine all... read more

Choosing Property for a Log Home

by Jeff Clements, Vice President, Honest Abe Log Homes Where do you want your new log home, log cabin or timber frame home to be? That greatly varies. It’s commented many times that we just don’t see that many log or timber frame homes driving up and down the road.... read more

Timber Frame Home is Flexible Choice

A timber frame home is a beautiful, economic and flexible choice Do you love the interior, natural look of wood but want a more traditional exterior or more decorative flexibility on the interior? If so, then a Timber Frame home is the choice for you. Honest Abe Log... read more

Finding Your Forever Home

The Basics of Planning and Building a Log Home or Timber Frame Home – Here’s a link to a recorded webinar (free) hosted by Honest Abe Vice President Jeff Clements and the editors of Log Home Living Magazine. It guides you through considerations for designing and... read more

Honest Abe Home in Log Home Living

See an Honest Abe home in Log Home Living magazine. One of Honest Abe Log Homes’ beautiful creations is featured in the July issue of Log Home Living as part of the Dream Home Showcase. Pick up your copy and read about this amazing home. Here’s a sneak... read more

Get Honest Abe Floor Plan Catalog

Get Honest Abe Floor Plan Catalog and Planning Guide Free Online or Printed in Full Color for $10 Mailed to Your Home! Read FREE online or download to keep as a .pdf the Honest Abe Log Homes Inspiring Homes Product and Planning Guide, a 52-page publication that... read more