Includes new info on green construction techniques & materials. 70 B&W photos & illus; 6x9 inches, 288 pgs.
* Third edition of the best-selling guide to building log homes
* Explores the myths & realities of log home construction, with tips on choosing an architect, planning the site, controlling costs, & more
* Includes detailed diagrams & additional resources for getting started
Log homes have come a long way from the wilderness cabins of colonial pioneers. With the advent of new technology & the ever-increasing skill sets of contractors, log homes have become one of the most luxurious kinds of homes in America. With multigabled rooflines & glass-fronted living areas, these sophisticated homes have captured the interest of architects & homeowners alike. In this third edition, Jim Cooper includes new information on green construction techniques & materials. Whether planning a new log home or simply interested in learning more, readers will find their questions answered here.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Jim Cooper has been a general contractor & builder of log homes for more than twenty years. He is owner of Three Creeks Interactive, Inc., an Internet company developing interactive products for prospective buyers & the housing industry.