Thoughts & Musings

A Sappy Log Home Company

November 26, 2022

Log home ChristmasYes, those people that live in the great North, live the log home lifestyle, that hew timbers by hand, that chop and cut and haul and scribe and craft and build those custom log and timber homes no matter the time of year or weather, get sappy around the holidays. How can you not? The White Cedar homes we craft just scream out to be decorated and celebrated at this time of the year. Remember this post? What’s not to love? Read more

The Forest Through the Trees

September 14, 2022

Northern White Cedar

cedar with ice on the branches

Northern White Cedar, or Thuja occidentalis, is a small to medium sized tree that can be found along streams, in bogs and cedar swamps. It is easily recognized by its small, flat, scale-like leaves that are tightly bound to the twigs. Small cones are often present. When crushed, the needles will produce an aromatic cedar smell. When lumbermen first entered the vast forests where the Northern White Cedar grew, they instead harvested the abundant white pine. Except for furnishing decay-resistant wood to shingle bunkhouses, the Northern White Cedar was ignored.

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Make a Splash

May 27, 2022

Yes, many of the homes we do for clients are situated on lakes, but, for those “less fortunate”, there is always the option to add a pool. Some of our favorites…

Spring in a Bowl

April 14, 2022

When we aren’t designing, sculpting, crafting, producing, building, or something to do with White Cedar, we cook…

Morel Linguine Read more

Dressed in White

January 26, 2022

Why. We. Love. Winter.

 

“You can’t get too much winter in the winter”…..Robert Frost Read more

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