Log & Timber Home Show in Chantilly VA

The Log & Timber Home Show is coming to Chantilly, VA, October 25-27, 2019, at the Dulles Expo Center. Bring your floor plans! Talk to industry experts. Gather ideas & more! Don’t miss the 2019 Log & Timber Home Show in Chantilly, VA. Learn more and get...

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Green Logs

Logs that are cut from the butt forest, brought to a mill or to a log-house construction yard, have their bark removed and are used to build a log-house shell (handcrafted log houses), or sent through profiling machines (manufactured logs) are usually referred to as...

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Spring Cottage Life Show

Get ready for spring with the annual Cottage Life Show, held at the International Centre in Mississauga, March 21-24, 2019.Meet 600 exhibitors showing boats, docks, builders, contractors, innovative building products, green solutions, decor and style, arts and crafts,...

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Toronto Fall Cottage Life Show

True North Log Homes will be on hand at the Fall Cottage Life show at the International Centre in Toronto on October 19-21, 2018. Stop by and visit them at booth #554. For more information about the Cottage Life Show, or to buy tickets...

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Log Home Events and Seminars

If you are in the Muskoka area and looking for more information on building a log home, True North Log Homes is holding a Factory Tour & Construction Seminar on May 26th in Bracebridge. Also they will be on hand at various events through the summer to answer any...

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Factory Tour & Construction Seminar

True North's popular Factory Tour and Construction Seminar is a unique event that demonstrates how a True North Log Home is manufactured and built. Learn how we use our over 19 Canadian and U.S. patents to build your log home. At True North, we believe that "Our best...

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Where To Build A Log Cabin/Home?

You should spend as much time researching and exploring land options as you do on the style and design of your new log structure. Views and sunlight are important factors to take into consideration. These two factors can affect the natural heating and lighting of your...

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What is Hewing?

In woodworking, hewing is the process of converting a log from its rounded natural form into lumber (timber) with more or less flat surfaces using primarily an axe. It is an ancient method, and before the advent of the industrial-era type of sawmills, it was a...

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Log Homes and Christmas Trees

Eastern White Pine is a popular choice in Ontario for log home construction due to its abundance in the province and in general, its straightness of growth. Other common types of trees used in Canada for building log structures are Western Red Cedar, Western Douglas...

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