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Trying to gain knowledge on log home manufacturing9/2/18
Are there any textbooks out there in which I can learn to build log homes?
I have seen a company, Pioneer Log Homes. They manufacture very beautiful and and amazing art that are actually homes to auper wealthy individuals.
I would like to learn how they build them. They are not hiring, so I need to find another way to learn this art!
I would try a log home forum, I know there is one called log home neighborhood,
Hello "the dan". I know of books and videos on amazon, and poss. at a library if they still exist. If you want hands on learning, you will have to search your area. I actually called the log home building co. to find out where to get the tool they used to ratchet logs together, called a vampire tooth. If you called to inquire about a job, I am sure they get all kinds of calls. A co-worker attended a seminar, and was taught by the same guy who wrote a book about a specific type of log home corner joint. They lived on the site and were fed, so I am sure it was expensive.In my town there was a little known post and beam builder, with several guys working for them part time as near hobbyists. They offered to let me help and learn. Not sure where you are from, how old you are, or what your aspirations are, but hope you can find some info in your area. Might check with your local tech. college.
Hi Dan. Forestry forum does quite a bit on log home construction.
I read every book I could find before building my log home. Robert Chambers book was by far the best, The Log Construction Manual. He also teaches hands on courses, I attended one in Fairbanks, well worth the time and money.