Honest Abe Living

Honest Abe Living, December 2019

Timber Frame Harmonious with Nature

Sondra and Lennard DuBose chose Honest Abe Log Homes to design and manufacture their 3,200-square-foot timber frame home. They permanently relocated from North Florida to Pea Ridge, a community in Clay County, Tennessee, which is located on the high peaks of the northeastern portion of the Highland Rim. In a recent interview Sondra explained why she and Lennard chose timber frame construction for their home and shared details of their design and construction experience.

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Log Home Tips

Building a Kitchen-Centric Greatroom

Honest Abe homeowner Sondra Dubose shares tips for designing a functional and appealing floor plan that creates a smooth flow through the kitchen, dining and living spaces.

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We Made the Cover! We Made the Cover!

New Log Cabin Homes’ cover features Honest Abe home.

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Make the Season Memorable Make the Season Memorable

Designer Molly Cooper offers Christmas decorating advice.

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Dream Home on Tour Dream Home on Tour

The Godseys have the home they’ve always dreamed about.

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The Personal Touch

Building new home deemed experience of a lifetime.

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 Loretta Lynn’s Old Fashioned Apple Pie

When WSM Radio, home of the Grand Ole Opry, collected recipes from Opry stars for a 2001 charity cookbook, Honest Abe’s Cookin for the Cure, Loretta Lynn submitted her original recipe for apple pie. Reading her instructions, one can almost hear the country music icon speaking in her legendary, straightforward voice.

Featured Floor Plan

Honest Abe homeowners Sondra and Lennard DuBose designed their own custom floor plan for their new 3,200 SF timber frame house. Read more about how their floor plan emerged with the help of Honest Abe’s drafting deparment here.

Celebrating 40 Years

Employee Longevity Adds to Honest Abe’s Stability

As Honest Abe Log Homes wraps of a year-long celebration of 40 years in business, Honest Abe’s first president, Rick Denton, honors five employees who share the company’s history. Jackie Cherry, Anna Isenberg, Jimmy Scott, Thomas Dulworth and Fred Kendall have all been members of the Honest Abe team since its first decade. Meet them here.