Southern Grace Farmhouse Wins National Design Award

Southern Grace Farmhouse Wins National Design Award

A new home owned by Nick and April Patterson was awarded first place for home design in the 3,001-3,900 square feet category of the 2019 Jerry Rouleau Awards for Excellence in Home Design presented by the National Association of Home Builders Building Systems...
Cambridge Featured in Log Cabin Homes Christmas Issue

Cambridge Featured in Log Cabin Homes Christmas Issue

The Honest Abe Log Homes Crossville Model created from the Cambridge plan is featured in the Nov.-Dec. issue of Log Cabin Homes magazine. The article includes photos of the Cambridge decorated for Christmas as well as log home decorating ideas from Charleston, S.C.,...
Rick Denton Took Honest Abe from an Idea to Industry Icon

Rick Denton Took Honest Abe from an Idea to Industry Icon

By Claudia Johnson, Honest Abe Log Homes Rick Denton had no plans to come back home – not for good anyway. He’d earned his degree in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Tech, married his high school sweetheart, landing a lucrative job in Chattanooga and completed his...
Three Honest Little Pigs

Three Honest Little Pigs

A coloring and activity book for children, “Three Honest Little Pigs,” was published in 2018 to provide to children who visit the Honest Abe National Headquarters in Moss or attend log raisings with there parents. The rhymed retelling of the classic fairy tale was...
History of our Parent Company

History of our Parent Company

In honor of the Smith Companies’ 50th Anniversary, Shane Smith takes a look at the progress of the companies. Smith Companies’ Development Over 50 Years By Shane Smith, co-owner   History Pa Smith (Lemuel Smith, Dad’s father) was a sawyer and sawed barn...

President Emeritus Awards and Lifetime Accomplishments

The Latin word “emeritus” is defined as “having served one’s time” or “having merited one’s discharge by service.” In current usage, it is a postpositive adjective used to designate a retired professor, bishop, president, prime minister...