Honest Abe Living

Honest Abe Living, September 2023

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An Outdoor Oasis

Dewayne and Sherry Crumley, Honest Abe Log Homes Independent Dealers in North Alabama, took on an ambitious project, and the result is a stunning 25′ by 30′ outdoor living pavilion that has become the ultimate outdoor oasis. Take a closer look at this remarkable timber frame project idea and the transformation from a simple concept to a captivating reality.

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Preparing for the winter months is much easier if it’s done while the weather is still warm. Use our handy list to schedule your self-performed maintenance and inspection on your log or timber frame home.

Timeless Charm Timeless Charm

Incorporate vintage components.

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Teenager Rooms Teenager Rooms

Kids grow up. Design for the transition.

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Honest Abe’s kiln drying process.

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 Garage Design

Garages can be both aesthetically pleasing and functional.


Try this Italian coffee-flavored dessert called “tiramisu,” which means “pick me up,” in celebration of National Coffee Day on September 29.

The Desocio II

With a total of 3,727 sf. the Desocio II features an open loft area upstairs overlooking the first floor great room. A downstairs primary 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.

For more about this home, click here.

Mark your calendars now for our free 2023 events. Register for the October Log Raising event at Honest Abe’s National Headquarters in Moss, Tennessee.