Honest Abe Living

Honest Abe Living, April 2024

Timeless Design

Since 1979 Honest Abe Log Homes has been crafting havens that transcend trends. More than simply structures, these homes are testaments to a commitment to enduring design principles, natural beauty and a deep respect for the surrounding landscape. It is not by chance that each Honest Abe Log  Home embodies a timeless quality.

From the meticulous selection of solid logs to the thoughtful placement on the property, every detail whispers a story of enduring comfort and connection with nature.

Explore four distinctly different, exceptional examples, each built more than a decade ago, that illustrate the enduring legacy of Honest Abe Log Homes. Read each homeowner’s story, download their floor plan and browse their photo galleries. Step inside by clicking the photos below and discover a symphony of rich textures and inviting spaces designed to foster a sense of belonging for generations to come.

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Making a House a Home

Moving into a newly constructed house is an exhilarating journey, but transforming it into a home brimming with warmth, character, and cherished memories is where the true magic lies. Beyond the fresh paint and pristine floors lies an opportunity to infuse your space with personality, nostalgia, and a sense of belonging that transcends mere log or brick.

Earth Day 2024 Earth Day 2024

In observance of Earth Day on April 22, explore the sustainable living options that harmonize with the environment offered by log, timber and SIP homes.

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Teslia Home Video Tour Teslia Home Video Tour

The Teslia timber frame illustrates how natural materials and timber building components by Honest Abe create a home that appears to have emerged from its environment.

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Worth a 1,000 Words Worth a 1,000 Words

Honest Abe has a gallery showcasing thousands of photos of customers’ homes and other structures. Relax and enjoy!

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Escape to a Small Town

A Florida physician and her entrepreneur husband choose small town living in a custom log home.

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Turkey Pickle Pinwheels


In this month’s Honest Abe Living In The Kitchen, April Smith Patterson, creates Turkey Pickle Pinwheels along with Molly Cooper, designer with Cooper & Co. Designs. Watch the video and then download the recipe to try it yourself.

DeSocio Custom Log Home

With a total of 3,727 sf., the Desocio Residence features an open loft area upstairs overlooking the first floor great room. A downstairs master bedroom includes a luxury bath and a walk-in closet.

The dining room and kitchen are situated between a laundry room/pantry and a second bedroom, which shares a full bath with a third downstairs bedroom.

Outdoor living is enhanced by a full-length covered porch with a deck extension on the rear and full wrap-around front and side porches.

A large two-car garage with a half bath on the first floor and an efficiency apartment on the second floor is detached. The plan can be constructed of any of Honest Abe’s log styles or as a timber frame home.

We host log raisings, open houses and other special events throughout the year. You are always welcome to attend these free events!