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The Honest Abe Log Home Blog shares stories from Honest Abe Living Magazine and other sources of interest to log home enthusiasts. Check event schedules. Read company news, announcements and industry news. Find out about new products. Browse photos from new construction and new house plans. Also featured on the Honest Abe Log Home Blog are recipes from our friends at Lodge Cast Iron.

Winter Vegetable Chili

3 T. vegetable oil 1 med. onion, chopped 2 med. garlic cloves, very finely chopped 2 large red, yellow, and/or orange bell peppers, seeded & cut into ½” pieces 4 small parsnips, peeled and cut into ½” pieces 2 large carrots, peeled and cut into ½” pieces 1 med....

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Try New Colored Stains

Let the beauty of wood shine through with a colorful twist!   Customers of Honest Abe dealers, Mike and Tonia Coulter of T & M Log Homes in Indiana are among the first to use Perma-Chink’s new Lifeline Accents to highlight the exterior beauty of their log...

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Feb. 11 is First Log Raising of 2017

Honest Abe Log Homes invites the public to visit our National Headquarters in Moss, Tenn., on Saturday, Feb. 11, beginning at 9 a.m. to attend a Log Raising and Manufacturing Tour. Watch as members of the company build a small structure, showing and describing the...

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Dealer of the Year

Coulters Named 2016 Honest Abe Log Homes Independent Dealership of the Year For the second consecutive year the Honest Abe Log Homes Independent Dealership of the Year is T&M Log Homes of Albany, Indiana. T&M Log Homes, owned by Tonia and Mike...

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Relief Offered to Gatlinburg Wildfire Victims

Honest Abe Log Homes is committed to helping victims of the Gatlinburg wildfires rebuild or build their log or timber fame homes and businesses. We are offering a discount structure that reflects 2015 prices for those affected by the fire. We are...

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Tennessee Retreat Log Cabin

Tennessee Retreat Log Cabin is the Perfect Lodging Choice for Honest Abe Visitors Spend the Night in an Authentic Honest Abe Log Cabin on Your Next Visit to Honest Abe Log Homes Tennessee Retreat Log Cabin is nestled in the beautiful hills of the Eastern Highland Rim...

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Virginia Tour This Weekend

With three strategically located homes on the trail there’s ample time to tour them all during the free event between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Reservations are required. The Virginia Honest Abe Log Home Tour homes include one completed and furnished 8×8 D log custom...

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Honest Abe Sister Company Opens Stores in Log Structures

Shop at Barky's Front Porch and Bloomy's Boutique on Cookeville Model Home Complex Site Barky Beaver Mulch and Soil Mix, a sister company to Honest Abe Log Homes, has opened two new speciality shops on the grounds of Honest Abe’s Cookeville, Tennessee, model home. “We...

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Pear Tarte Tatin Recipe from Lodge Cast Iron Cookware

Butter piecrust: 1 c. all-purpose flour  1/2 tsp. fine sea salt 2 T. sugar 6 T. unsalted butter 2 to 4 T. ice cold water Pear filling: 4 small pears, or more as needed (Green Anjou or Bosc pears are best) Juice from 1 lemon 1 1/4 c. sugar 1/4 c. water 2 T. unsalted...

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Livingston Plan Home Open Oct. 22 for Log Cabin Tour

Visitors on the Oct. 22 Honest Abe Open House Tour who stop by the Oakley home will see how easy it is to work with Honest Abe’s design team to modify one of the Legacy Collection log or timber frame house plans to meet the desires and needs of a homeowner. The...

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