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Stories about Honest Log Homes, Log Cabins and Timber Frames by Honest Abe Log Homes

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The Honest Abe Log Home Blog shares stories from Honest Abe Living Magazine and other sources of interest to log home enthusiasts. Check event schedules. Read company news, announcements and industry news. Find out about new products. Browse photos from new construction and new house plans. Also featured on the Honest Abe Log Home Blog are recipes from our friends at Lodge Cast Iron.

Lodge Cast Iron Introduces 5-item Wildlife Series

    Lodge Cast Iron, a Tennessee company whose recipes are features in Honest Abe Living, recently released a new Custom Imprint Wildlife Series with four skillets and a griddle. The five-piece collection includes a deer, duck, moose, freshwater fish and a bear.   ...

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Fall Log Home Maintenance

Most people are accustomed to spring cleaning, but if you are a home owner, you know that your house needs attention year-round. Fall maintenance is much like spring house-cleaning, but more preventative and less “cleaning.” And it’s much easier to do it now rather...

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Langer Home Featured in Timber Home Living

Timber Home Living's Nov.- Dec. issue includes an article about a beautiful Honest Abe timber frame home, the Langer home in rural White County, Tennessee. Pick a copy up at the news stand in any major book store. There a nice free calendar in this issue of the...

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Hurricaines, Floods and Log Homes

BY PAUL PEEBLES, Perma-Chink System's West Coast Director of Sales Log homes are actually more durable than traditional homes, and are more likely to survive natural disasters, including flooding. The clean-up and repair of a log home after flooding is also much...

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Log Home Sealants

It is virtually impossible to prevent logs from developing cracks and checks as they age and dry. That's because as a large piece of wood seasons, mechanical stresses build up until the surface stress becomes so great that the wood cracks. We call these stress cracks...

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Save the Date For 2018 Log Raisings

Honest Abe is already planning for 2018's Log Raisings at our National Headquarters. We encourage you to make your plans and your reservations early. These sessions have been filling up fast in 2017. For more information on events, click...

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Alderson Plan featured in Log Cabin Homes

Honest Abe Log Homes is featured in the November 2017 issue of Log Cabin Homes with a story about a custom lakeside cabin in the Ozarks. Built by Independent Dealers Maria and Mike Alderson, the Alderson Plan has become a favorite among log cabin enthusiasts and is...

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