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.

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

Guardian Angels Protect Cancer Survivor’s Forever Home

From the President’s Desk by Josh Beasley, President, Honest Abe Log Homes It’s an extremely rare occasion that someone walks up to me and says, “We just decided that we want a log home, so we thought we would check into it.”No, our clients have been “all in” for... read more

Chicken and Mushroom Stew with Wild Rice

Chicken and Mushroom Stew with Wild Rice recipe from Lodge Cast Iron is a delicious way to use a traditional cooking method and healthy ingredients. 3 T. extra virgin olive oil 1 (2-oz. slice country ham or 2 slices bacon, finely chopped 6 skinless, boneless chicken... read more

New Edition of Honest Abe Living Available Online Now

The most recent edition of Honest Abe Living is available online now to read, download, share or print. It is filled with stories and articles to inform and inspire. “Guardian Angels Protect Cancer Survivor’s Forever Home” was written by Becky... read more

Grandfield Plan Used for New Kansas Home

Construction began recently on a home in Kansas being built from the Honest Abe Log Homes Grandfield Floor Plan. The home was sold by the Honest Abe Cookeville Sales Office in Cookeville, Tenn., and is being built by Robert Stone, an Independent Dealer for Honest Abe... read more

Learn About Log Home Log Styles

The log style you choose determines how you home will look. Here’s an overview of Honest Abe’s log styles to help you understand how various log systems work. To help you visualize how your home could look, visit our galleries for examples of other Honest Abe... read more