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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.

DIY – Achieving Your Perfect Interior Color

by Terry Knight, Knoxville Branch Manager, Perma-Chink Systems, Inc. Sometimes we just want something unique – something that expresses our distinctive style. As you look through Perma- Chink’s standard Lifeline Interior™ or Lifeline Accents™ colors, it may...

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Soup Served in a Bread Bowl

Recipe by Molly Cooper, Cooper & Company INGREDIENTS: 4 slices bacon, diced 5 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 3 1/2 cups milk, or more, as needed 3 russet potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 green onions, thinly sliced 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese...

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Perma-Chink and Honest Abe Grew Together

By Rick Denton, Honest Abe Log Homes President Emeritus Perhaps the invention of Perma-Chink kept Honest Abe in business, as well as every other log home company using a chinked product line. I feel it was one of those key markers. Prior to Perma-Chink the only...

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10 Tips for Saving Money on Your Wood Home

Everything in your new home does not have to be new. Incorporating lighting, sinks, toilets, mirrors, stained or textured glass and other fixtures from thrift stores like Goodwill or architectural salvage stores like Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore can create an...

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Sellers New Home on Spring 2019 Tour

Seth and Lovie Sellers will welcome visitors to their new log home near Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee, during the Honest Abe Spring Log Home Tour on March 23. The Sellers chose the Clayton Plan, a custom design that was a collaboration between an Honest Abe customer...

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Quick French Onion Soup

This recipe is onion soup for two made easy. It was developed by onion soup enthusiast Claudia Johnson, marketing director for Honest Abe Log Homes, who wanted a fast way to make traditional-tasting onion soup. From start to finish this recipe takes about 30 minutes....

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Air-Fryer Pickles

Amanda Hatcher, chef for McFarland Creek Outdoors, shares one of her favorite recipes using her air fryer. Amanda notes that the Air-Fryer Pickles from "Taste of Home" satisfies the carvings for fried food without the health risks and calories associated with use of...

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The Power of Colors

  Colors have the ability to evoke emotions and change our attitudes. They can inspire and motivate us to try something new and bold. They can alter our moods and appetites; even make a room feel small and cramped, or large and spacious. If you plan to redecorate...

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The Apple Home

A Second Log Home for True Enthusiasts  Interview by Claudia Johnson, Honest Abe Log Homes Honest Abe homeowners Jerry and LeeAnne Apple are opening their new log home to guests on Saturday, March 23, during the Honest Abe Log Homes Spring Tour. Located near...

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Amazing Creamy Potato Soup

April and Nick Patterson love to cook this amazing creamy potato soup on cold winter nights. It's quick and easy, but oh so good. Boil 32 ounces chicken broth Cook 4-5 diced potatoes with 1/2 jumbo clove of garlic and 1/2 onion Cook 15 minutes Add 2 cans cream of...

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Honest Abe Home Featured in Russian Magazine

Honest Abe Log Home's Cambridge plan as interpreted by customers Jim and Diana Copper was recently featured in a 12-page article in the Russian architectural magazine, Beautiful Houses for its Wooden Homes edition. "There's an interesting story behind how a home...

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Jackie Cherry Explains How White Pine Was Selected

Honest Abe was founded in 1979, and Honest Abe's plant manager Jackie Cherry has been here since the earliest years. Respected for his knowledge throughout the log and timber industry, Jackie has created relationships with timber growers, equipment manufacturers and...

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Window Choices Shed Light on Your Dream Home

By Sharron Bilbrey, Sales Representative for Honest Abe Log Homes Crossville   An age-old comment about log homes is how “dark” they are on the inside, but this is something that does not have to be true anymore. Beyond the overall structure of the house, the...

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Log End Seal

Dovetailed d-log corner sealed. 10" round log before sealing. Square log sealed. Why seal the ends of the longs?Wood is a hygroscopic material, which means it naturally absorbs and releases moisture from the environment. Logs can safely absorb...

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Money Savers from Log Cabin Homes

Each month Log Cabin Homes magazine suggests a variety of ways to save money when planning, building and decorating a log or timber home. Everything in your new home does not have to be new. Incorporating lighting, sinks, toilets, mirrors, stained or textured glass...

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Special Events Inform and Inspire in 2019

Last year hundreds of people attended special events hosted by Honest Abe Log Homes. During the company’s 40th Anniversary year in 2019 there’s even more to offer log and timber frame home enthusiasts.Log RaisingsThe 2019 calendar of free events kicks off on Feb. 2...

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Nanny’s Chicken & Rice

Cooking at Southern Grace FarmhouseHonest Abe Log Homes co-owner April Patterson and her husband, Nick Patterson, love cooking together. They often use recipes from the Clay County (TN) Young Farmers' Farm to Fork cookbook, but the recipe for Nanny's Chicken and...

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What is SIP Construction?

 So, what is a SIP and why would I want it in my new timber frame home?SIP stands for Structural Insulated Panel.While they aren’t something new, they may be new to you as they still represent a very small percentage (and growing) of use in new home...

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Help for Flooded Wood Homes

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 easier if you follow these steps provided by Perma-Chink... INTERIOR...

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The Dynamics of Weathering

Many people are under the impression that the winter months are hard on their logs and finishes. To some extent that's true in cold climates where the exterior log surfaces may be covered with ice and snow for several months, but even then the most damaging effects of...

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New Logo Adopted for Honest Abe

During the Smith Companies 50th Anniversary Celebration on Oct. 27 at Moss, Tennessee, a new logo for Honest Abe Log Homes was unveiled. Honest Abe's 40th year in operation will be commemorated in 2019, and the new logo design is an early birthday present for the...

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Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Cooking at Southern Grace Farmhouse Honest Abe Log Homes co-owner April Patterson and her husband, Nick Patterson, love cooking together in their new 10" round log home on their Acres of Grace Farm. Pictured above is a secondary kitchen in their full  basement, which...

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50th Anniversary Proclamation

P R O C L A M A T I O NWHEREAS, it is fitting that the members of this legislative body should recognize and commend those exemplary businesses that, through an abiding commitment to excellence, have contributed greatly to this State for many years;...

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Smith Family Traditions

Download Smith Family Traditions, the 50th Anniversary commemorative magazine compiled in 2018 to celebrate the heritage and legacy of the Clay County-based businesses operated by the family of Doug Smith.

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Musings About Honest Abe’s History

Honest Abe id celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2019, and Josh Beasley, President of Honest Abe Log Homes, discusses a little of the company's history. By Josh Beasley I likely have a different perspective than the Smith family on how Honest Abe began, as I've...

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5k Walk and Run a Success

The life of Clay County entrepreneur Doug Smith will be honored on Saturday, Sept. 29, when friends, family and community members gathered at Dale Hollow Dam Park for The Doug Smith Memorial 5K Walk/Run. The annual event raised more than $1,100, which is being donated...

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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...

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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...

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Rick Denton Took Honest Abe from an Idea to Industry Icon

Honest Abe Log Homes is celebrating 40 years in business in 2019. Honest Abe's first president discusses the company's early days in operation. By Claudia Johnson, Honest Abe Log Homes Rick Denton had no plans to come back home – not for good anyway. He’d earned his...

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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...

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Fall Log Home Maintenance is Not Just Cleaning

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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Taco Casserole

Cooking at Southern Grace FarmhouseHonest Abe Log Homes co-owner April Patterson and her husband, Nick Patterson, love cooking together in their new 10" round log home's modern farmhouse kitchen on their Acres of Grace Farm. The Pattersons are very...

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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.,...

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Tim Smith Celebrates 48 Years at Smith Family Businesses

Tim Smith recently celebrated his 48th year work anniversary at Moss Sawmills, a sister company to Honest Abe Log Homes, GF Hardwoods and Barky Beaver Mulch and Soil Mix. Tim was honored by his fellow workers with a catered lunch, gifts and time to tell stories. ...

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Pan-Seared Duck Breasts with Fresh Raspberries

2 whole (4 halves) skin-on, boneless duck breasts (about 1/2 lb. each) Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 pt. fresh raspberries or pitted sweet or sour cherries, depending on what’s in season 2 T raspberry vinegar 1/2 t sugar Preheat the oven to 350°. Score the...

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How to do a DIY Inspection of a Log or Timber Home

One key for keeping your log home in tip-top condition is to take an hour or so a couple of times a year to perform a DIY inspection of  the exterior of your home for any signs of potential problems. Remember that a bit of maintenance and small, inexpensive...

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Designing a Modern Farmhouse Kitchen

Article by Molly Hix Cooper, Cooper & Company, Honest Abe Log Homes Interior Design Coordinator “Modern farmhouse at its best.” At the grand opening of the new 10” Round log home of Nick and April Patterson, those words were among the many used to describe this...

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Fall Tour 2018 Hosted by Honest Abe Cookeville

A variety of log and timber frame homes will be open to the public on Aug. 25 during the fall tour 2018 hosted by Honest Abe Log Homes Cookeville. The tour includes several Honest Abe log homes and timber frame homes constructed across four decades. The featured log...

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How to Handle a Carpenter Ant Infestation

CARPENTER ANTS – LIFE CYCLE AND SEASONAL ACTIVITIES Ants are now the number one household pest in the United States, leaving cockroaches well behind. A carpenter aunt infestation is a nuisance no matter what kind of house you have. Although there are more than 20...

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Zucchini Fritters

1 pound zucchini (8 to 10 small or 2 large), ends trimmed 1 cup (4 ounces) grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup chopped green onions 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 large egg, beaten Juice and grated zest of 1 lemon Kosher salt and freshly ground...

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50 Years in Business Celebrated by Smith Companies Oct. 27

The Smith Companies, based in Moss, celebrated its 50th anniversary on Oct. 27 with a community event attended by more than 200. “My heart was so full seeing so many people from our community and our employees, past and present, come out for this event,” said April...

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“Salad” of Brussels Sprouts, Bacon and Sherry

2 pounds Brussels sprouts 1/2 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar 1/4 pound sliced bacon, cut across into strips 2 shallots, minced 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Bring a large pot of very...

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Dual Purpose Rooms & Murphy Beds Expand Space

Use Every Foot of Space Wisely For most people retirement and downsizing means a real change in approaches to daily activities. The things that were “must haves” when children were still at home are not only less important but may not be needed at all in a downsized...

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Is Chinking Cosmetic or a Sealant

Perma-Chink has evolved into an elastomeric compound that has been specifically designed for use in log home sealing applications. Perma-Chink adds to the overall integrity of the structure by not only preventing water and air from entering the home, but also adding...

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Florida Blueberry Cobbler

Serves 6 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted 1 1/4 cups sugar 1 cup self-rising flour 1 cup whole milk 2 cups fresh blueberries, picked over for stems, rinsed, and patted dry Vanilla bean ice cream, for serving Place the butter in a 10-inch cast...

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When You Close a Door, Opportunities Open Up

The idea of a log home often conjures visions of a house perched majestically on a mountain ridge or alongside a placid lake. Most of us picture a large, restful deck overlooking scenic vistas and nestled in a lush forest. When we think about walking into...

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Downsize to a Log or Timber Frame Forever Home

The first step in knowing it was time to make a move was the quiet. The bubble of constant comings and goings, the mounds of laundry and even the 50-pound bags of pet food were no longer part of the daily household mix. There were rooms that sat empty with...

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Landscaping Effects Health and Beauty of Log Homes

by Perma-Chink System, Inc. Have you ever considered the impact that landscaping can have on the well-being and beauty of your log home? Let's look at some things around your home that can significantly affect its health.   Trees In summer months trees located...

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There’s Something for Everyone Oct. 18 & 19 in Moss

There’s a lot going on in October in the small community of Moss, Tennessee, where Honest Abe is headquartered. Mark your calendars now so you won’t miss the log raising, mill tour, new log home tour, mill tour and barn sale in Moss! Log Raising and Mill...

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Chinking Options and Benefits

IS CHINKING COSMETIC OR A SEALANT? Perma-Chink has evolved into an elastomeric compound that has been specifically designed for use in log home sealing applications. Perma-Chink adds to the overall integrity of the structure by not only preventing water...

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Wiener Schnitzel

4 (4- to 5-ounce) veal cutlets Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1 large egg beaten with 1 tablespoon milk 1 1/2 cups fine dry breadcrumbs, or more if needed Sunflower oil 1 lemon, cut into 4 wedges 4 sprigs fresh flat-leaf...

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Fried Chicken Gumbo

Cooking with Fried chicken: 1 (3- to 3 1/2-pound) chicken 6 quarts cold water 1 1/2 cups kosher salt 4 cups buttermilk 3 cups bleached cake flour 1 cup cornstarch 1 tablespoon fine sea salt 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon Colman’s dry mustard 1...

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Cedar Hill Log Homes

Cedar Hill Log Homes is a new log and timber frame dealer for Honest Abe Log Homes owned by Gary Plante, who is also owner of Cedar Hill Realty in Rehobath, Mass. Cedar Hill Log Homes serves Bristol and Plymouth counties.  Born and raised in...

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2013 Dealer of the Year

White Eagle Building Systems Inc. Named Honest Abe Log Homes Dealer of the Year White Eagle Building Systems Inc. was recognized as Dealer of the Year during the recent Honest Abe Log Homes 2014 National Dealer Conference. White Eagle is owned by Randall...

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Peterson Cabin Featured in Log Home Living

Log Home Living's March 2018 issue featured a new log home in in Nebo, N.C., by Bear's Den Log Homes, and independent dealer of Honest Abe Log Homes. To see photos of the home, click Peterson Cabin. To read an article about the home and an interview with...

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2017 Dealer of the Year

Bear's Den Honored as 2017 Dealer of the Year Bear’s Den Log Homes was recognized as 2017 Dealer of the Year during the recent Honest Abe Log Homes 2018 National Dealer Conference. Owned by Rodger and Darlene Dawson, who have been dealers since 2006,...

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The Bellewood Floor Plan

The Bellewood is one of our most popular Honest Abe Floor Plans. See it and many others at Honest Abe Floor Plans. Our Cookeville Model was created from the Bellewood. Click here for directions to Honest Abe Cookeville and plan your visit to the Bellewood.  

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New Log Homes on Free Winter Home Tour

The FREE Honest Abe Winter Log Home Tour begins at Honest Abe Log Homes National Headquarters in Moss, Tennessee.  Two of the homes, The Patterson and The Hedges, are located a few miles west of Moss. The third home, The Heppler, is located...

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Heppler Home at Gallatin Featured on Winter Tour

Jerry and Bobbie Sue Heppler welcomed guests into their new Honest Abe Log Home on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, for a Winter Home Tour hosted by Honest Abe National Headquarters that also featured two other homes.   Here's what the Hepplers have to say about...

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The Lodge Book of Dutch Oven Cooking Wins

SEOPA’s Best Outdoors Book Award The Lodge© Book of Dutch Oven Cooking earned The Best Outdoor Book Award from the Southeastern Press Associated (SEOPA) during the organization’s 2017 annual meeting held October 18-20 at Kentucky Dam Village in Gilbertsville, KY....

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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...

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What is Your Responsibility During Your Build?

What is there to do other than the assembly of my home package? One of the most common questions asked of Honest Abe Sales Representatives and Independent Dealers regarding the log home design, purchase and construction process is "What are my...

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Making a Wish into a Home

A log home is not an impulse buy. For some the decision to build a log home was made years before they actually began the process to make a long-held dream a lifetime reality. Others may have explored several building options before realizing that a log...

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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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Chink Joint Thermal Efficiency

In today's economy energy efficiency is a subject that most people are aware of including log home owners and those people contemplating the purchase of a log home. With this in mind we occasionally get asked about the R-value of our chinking and/or backing materials...

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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...

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Save the Date For 2019 Log Raisings

Honest Abe is already planning for 2019'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 2019. For more information on events, click here. February 2 April 6 May...

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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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NAHB’s Log and Timber Homes Council News

Celebrating the Log Home Lifestyle Filed in Construction Industry, Councils & Committees on July 6, 2017 • 0 Comments Members of NAHB’s Log and Timber Homes Council (LTHC) are celebrating National Log Home Open House Month in July for the sixth...

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New Honest Abe Dealer was Homeowner First

Honest Abe Log Homes, a 38-year-old log home manufacturer based in Moss, Tennessee, has announced the addition of a new Independent Dealership in North Alabama. In March​,​ Serenity Log Homes began serving customers in Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, Madison,...

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Sustainability Of Log Structures Explored by Experts

Honest Abe Log Homes President Josh Beasley was among a contingent of log industry leaders in St. Louis recently to discuss the sustainability of log structures.  In addition to representing Tennessee-based Honest Abe, Beasley attended in his capacity as 2017...

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Log Cabin Homes Features Honest Abe Home

Hedges Home Westfield Plan Log Cabin Featured in Log Cabin Homes Log Cabin Homes May issue hit the stands this week, and Honest Abe Log Homes is prominently featured. In a six-page spread of breathtaking color photography the story is shared of how customer...

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Log Home Living Features Honest Abe Home

Read the article about the Bailey Log Cabin, an Honest Abe Log Home recently featured in Log Home Living that tells how the a dream came true for one man who wished all his life for a log home. Click HERE for the full article

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Stewardship Conserves America’s Forests

by Jeff Clements, Vice President, Honest Abe Log Homes Honest Abe takes the issue of timber harvesting and the threat of deforestation related to building materials used in the manufacture of log homes very seriously. The great news is, according to the USDA...

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Winter Vegetable Chili

3 T. vegetable oil 1 med. onion, chopped 2 med. garlic cloves, very finely chopped 2 large red, yellow, and/or orange bell peppers, seeded & cut into ½” pieces 4 small parsnips, peeled and cut into ½” pieces 2 large carrots, peeled and cut into ½” pieces 1 med....

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Try New Colored Stains

Let the beauty of wood shine through with a colorful twist!   Customers of Honest Abe dealers, Mike and Tonia Coulter of T & M Log Homes in Indiana are among the first to use Perma-Chink’s new Lifeline Accents to highlight the exterior beauty of their log...

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2016 Dealer of the Year

Coulters Named 2016 Honest Abe Log Homes Independent Dealership of the Year For the second consecutive year the Honest Abe Log Homes Independent Dealership of the Year is T&M Log Homes of Albany, Indiana. T&M Log Homes, owned by Tonia and Mike...

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Relief Offered to Gatlinburg Wildfire Victims

Honest Abe Log Homes is committed to helping victims of the Gatlinburg wildfires rebuild or build their log or timber fame homes and businesses. We are offering a discount structure that reflects 2015 prices for those affected by the fire. We are...

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Tennessee Retreat Log Cabin

Tennessee Retreat Log Cabin is the Perfect Lodging Choice for Honest Abe Visitors Spend the Night in an Authentic Honest Abe Log Cabin on Your Next Visit to Honest Abe Log Homes Tennessee Retreat Log Cabin is nestled in the beautiful hills of the Eastern Highland Rim...

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Pear Tarte Tatin Recipe from Lodge Cast Iron Cookware

Butter piecrust: 1 c. all-purpose flour  1/2 tsp. fine sea salt 2 T. sugar 6 T. unsalted butter 2 to 4 T. ice cold water Pear filling: 4 small pears, or more as needed (Green Anjou or Bosc pears are best) Juice from 1 lemon 1 1/4 c. sugar 1/4 c. water 2 T. unsalted...

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In the End, You Have a Great Home

Oakley Home was Family Effort Ask Tanner Oakley anything about the construction of his new house, and he’ll probably know the answer. Sounds reasonable since it is his house, right? Well, Tanner is just 10 years old, but the precocious and mannerly young man has...

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Log Cabin Open House Provides Motive, Means & Opportunity

Every aficionado of mysteries knows that the the guilty had the ability to commit the crime (means), a reason to do it (motive) and the chance to commit the act (opportunity). The upcomingTennessee Honest Abe Log Cabin Open House provides the opportunity to tour a...

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Chicken Pot Pie

Cooking with Lodge    New England Chicken Pot Pie with Biscuit Crust Filling: 2 T. butter 2 medium onions, diced 1 celery rib, diced 1 large carrot, diced 3 c. cubed (1-inch) cooked chicken 1 1/2 c. fresh or frozen green peas 1 c. diced fresh mushrooms Salt and...

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Develop Floor Plans Early

Develop Floor Plans Early in Planning Process All three options make planning easier!    Most people who want a log or timber frame home have been envisioning how they want their house to look from the outside for a long time before they actually have a plan...

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Log Home Budgeting

Creating a Budget for a Log or Timber Frame Home Honest answers to realistic questions help in budget creation. By Wayne Brady, Sales Representative, Honest Abe Crossville In planning for a new wood home, it’s important to create a budget that allows for...

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Increasing Log Home Appeal

What Makes a Log Home Beautiful? Increasing Log Home Appeal By Perma-Chink Systems, Inc. What is it about Honest Abe homes that make them so appealing to so many people? We can talk about thermal efficiency, building with a renewable resource or living a log home...

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Williams Mountain Home

Clearbrook Plan Selected for Williams Mountain Home Smart Decisions, Loving Compromises A North Carolina couple shares lessons learned while building a mountain dream home that incorporates dreams and needs for present and future enjoyment, allowing them to stay in...

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Visit a True Log Home Manufacturer

Log home manufacturer Honest Abe Log Homes invites the public to visit its National Headquarters in Moss, Tenn., on July 16 or Sept. 17 for a Manufacturing Tour and Log Raising. The guided tour of the manufacturing plant includes the state-of-the art mill, kilns and...

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