Hideaway in the Tennessee Woods

Hideaway in the Tennessee Woods

Wanted: A View of the Lake by Claudia Johnson This couple knew exactly what they wanted, and they feel very blessed to have found it. They wanted a vacation home on the water, and now they have far more than they had even imagined. “When we heard about this property...
Escape to a Small Town

Escape to a Small Town

Escape to a Small Town South Florida couple build log forever home near an historic Tennessee town by Claudia Johnson, Director of Marketing, Honest Abe Log Homes The historic community of Lynnville, Tennessee, gained a new physician and two new residents in 2019 when...
David Denton

David Denton

Log Home Dream Adjusted for a New Reality  by Rick Denton, Retired President, Honest Abe Log Homes David Denton is my 49-year-old son. He celebrates his 50th birthday this year. His log home sits on our family farm, next to mine and his sisters’. The three log homes...
Mountain Majesty Cabin, Gatlinburg

Mountain Majesty Cabin, Gatlinburg

Mountain Majesty Log Cabin Ready for Guests   This majestic mountaintop home was built after the devastating Gatlinburg fires of 2017 destroyed the original mountaintop cabin. Guests at Danny and Tia Suiter’s new Gatlinburg cabin, Mountain Majesty, can...
Hamm Home Designed for Retirement

Hamm Home Designed for Retirement

Hamm Home Designed for Retirement Steve and Robin Hamm’s 1,692-square-foot log home in Stuart, Virginia, was built with an eye toward their retirement. Constructed of 8”x12” D-logs with dovetailed corners, the Honest Abe Log Home has a great room, dining area,...
Kentucky Carney

Kentucky Carney

  New Kentucky Cabin Ideal for Country Living by Claudia Johnson, Honest Abe Log Homes John and Jessica Carney’s new home by Honest Abe Log Homes near Springfield, Kentucky, is a traditional log cabin with dovetailed and hand-hewn square logs. “It’s just a simple...
Etheridge Cabin

Etheridge Cabin

A Home for Happiness By Claudia Johnson, Honest Abe Log Homes Michelle and Rick Etheridge are opening their home to visitors for the 2020 Spring Log and Timber Frame Home Tour hosted by Honest Abe Log Homes’ National Headquarters on March 21. The...
Southern Grace Farmhouse

Southern Grace Farmhouse

Story by Claudia Johnson  •   Photography by Brandon Malone   •   Interior Design by Molly Cooper This story appeared in the 2020 Buyer’s Guide for Log Home Living magazine. Living the Log Home Legacy Southern Grace, the new...
McDade Log Homeowner has Special Connection to Honest Abe Lincoln

McDade Log Homeowner has Special Connection to Honest Abe Lincoln

Log Homeowner has Special Connection to Abe Lincoln by Claudia Johnson, Honest Abe Log Homes It’s completely fitting that Roxanne McDade would choose Honest Abe Log Homes to design and manufacture her new log home. After all, she’s the daughter of the world’s foremost...
Tammy’s Place at Baskins Creek

Tammy’s Place at Baskins Creek

Following the devastating 2016 fires at Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Honest Abe Log Homes was chosen by Tammy Dollish and her family, with the help of Greg and Melissa Watson of Honest Abe Cookeville, to recreate the family’s mountain cabin.  Tammy’s...
Downsizing to a Dream

Downsizing to a Dream

Fulfilling a 30-year dream, a Tennessee couple downsized from their conventional home to an Honest Abe log cabin they designed and finished themselves. Married since 1992, Jimmy and Tabatha Clay plan to grow old in the home of their dreams on land steeped in family...
Rick and Dana Godsey’s Log Home Story

Rick and Dana Godsey’s Log Home Story

Register for the Crossville Honest Abe Log Homes’ Christmas Tour here. The Godseys’ Dream Home Featured on Christmas Log Home Tour  Rick and Dana Godsey’s new log cabin will be open to registered visitors during the 2019 Honest Abe Christmas Log Home...
Unfettered Mountain Views

Unfettered Mountain Views

Unfettered Mountain Views Drew & Jo Ann Hodges completed the 15-room home of their dreams in 2017. The Virginia couple talked with Honest Abe Log Homes about their journey to find the right land, the right plan and the right company. HA: Tell us a little about...
Highland Rim Timber Frame

Highland Rim Timber Frame

Timber Frame Harmonious with Surrounding NatureSondra and Lennard DuBose chose Honest Abe Log Homes to design and manufacture their 3,200 timber frame home. They permanently relocated from North Florida to Pea Ridge, a community in Clay County, Tennessee, which is...
Family Log Cabin Retreat

Family Log Cabin Retreat

Family Log Cabin Retreat Offers Escape from CityLarry and Pam Swift completed their new 1,750-square-foot D-log cabin from Honest Abe Log Homes’ Darlington B plan in 2018 as a family escape from the city. The Swifts recently shared their journey though planning...
Second Log Home for Apples

Second Log Home for Apples

A Second Log Home for True Enthusiasts  In a candid interview with Honest Abe Log Homes, Jerry and LeeAnne discussed their experience in designing and building their second Honest Abe Log Home. They also shared their personal family story and explained how it...
Holmes Bend Lodge

Holmes Bend Lodge

Holmes Bend’s Lodge Brings New Offerings to Lake Visitors By David L. Butler, Honest Abe Log Homes customer and owner and partner with Kelly Caldwell of Holmes Bend Marina and Resort and Holmes Bend Rentals We have been in the marina business here for many...
Branson Christmas

Branson Christmas

The front door is among the Bransons favorite features of their new log home. A live edge cedar dining table and chairs and matching barstools (right) were crafted from cedar trees on their property. Penelope said the pieces arrived just in time to enjoy Christmas...
Corpening Lake Cabin

Corpening Lake Cabin

Continuing the Lake Tradition Terry Corpening moved into his log cabin on a North Carolina lake in 2017. He shared his experience and offered advice for log cabin lovers who, like him, have always dreamed of living in a log home. HA: Why did you choose a log home over...