We are excited that we can share with you the log home projects that are currently being constructed on our building site in Walker, MN and then to be able to follow the projects through completion at each homeowner’s site. Depending on each homeowner’s schedule, some homes are completed within months, and for others, they are finished over many years.
Sweet Addition: This 30 foot by 40 foot log addition will be attached to the existing home and attached garage with a framed breezeway. The log addition’s roof line has a 10/12 pitch, making it taller that the existing home’s roof line. The owner’s master bedroom suite has a full bath and spacious walk in closet. The master bedroom will take in light through the french doors and have a nice sitting area on the full length deck which is covered by a shed roof. The main floor log addition has a large quilting room and living room that is attached to the breezeway and opens up the living area with existing fireplace as a focal point. There will be plenty of room for family and friends to gather and visit. The loft has two bedrooms with dormers, a full bath, a large gathering area, a sitting area for quite reading and ample storage. Log Shell started on ALH site on April 2, 2019.
Stornoway Lodge: The home owner’s asked Jon, “What have you always wanted to build if you could have creative control?” Jon replied, “To handcraft a log home with massive logs!” We are going to see both the home owner’s vision and Jon’s dream begin! The home owners are both conservationists and artists, and are excited to create this truly, custom log cabin. The logs will average a 24″ mid-span, and some logs will be 40″ in diameter! The home owner’s of Stornoway Lodge agreed to take their final plan and add two feet each way to compensate for the size of logs. The logs were found and harvested last January in 2018.
The dimensions of the main floor are 38′ x 52′, with 1,976 square feet. Walking through covered Entryway, your eyes will take in the bedroom, laundry room and full bathroom, with the focal point of seeing through the great room’s twelve foot french door picture window taking in the lake view and nature. The kitchen with it’s island is open to dining and great room. Family and friends will gather here to visit and take in the wood burning stone fireplace on the chilly MN evenings. The screened porch off the dining room will be a summer’s eve favorite to watch the sun set and play games and keep mosquitoes away.
The loft has two full dormers for the master bedroom with walk in closet and private balcony. There is a second bedroom, full bathroom and a large living area overlooking the great room. The fully finished basement has two bedrooms, full bath, utility room, spacious storage area and family room. Log shell started on ALH site January 9, 2019 and Reassembled on Home Owner’s site March 29, 2019.
White Pine Retreat: The best place to be is right at home in the pines. The spacious Greatroom has a full field stone fireplace with double patio doors. The Greatroom, Kitchen and Dining area have the perfect view out to their pond and is the perfect gathering area for family and friends. The main floor square footage is 34′ x 48′ with an attached 26′ x 37′ log garage. The main floor has a large bedroom with a full bathroom and leads to the mudroom and out to the garage. The lofted master bedroom has two walk in closets and full master bathroom with soaking tub and shower. The basement boosts a large family room with a built in billiard cabinet and kitchen/entertainment area, a stone fireplace, two bedrooms, full bath, a utility room and storage closets. Log shell started August 13, 2018 and reassembled on home owner’s property on January 21, 2019.
Maple Refuge: This 30 sq. ft. by 34 sq. ft. log cabin will be the home owner’s refuge from the busy world to restore peace and serenity with nature. The main floor Master bedroom, guest bedroom, full bath and a spacious open floor plan with the kitchen, dining and great room. Maple Refuge takes advantage of natural light both inside the home and on the roomy deck with a screened in porch area. Log Shell started on ALH site on January 25th, 2018 – Completed on ALH site March 28th, 2018 -reassemble on homeowner’s site.
Hoxsey’s Log Home: Looking over the lake and taking in the evening sunset will soon be part of the Hoxey’s evening at their handcrafted log cabin. The size of this log home is 26 square feet by 32 square feet, with 832 total square feet on the main floor. The main floor has the master bedroom with walk in closet, full bathroom, kitchen, dining and great room with fireplace. The loft has a large sitting area, bedroom with dormer,bathroom and custom storage area. The basement will house the mechanical room and ample storage area. Log Shell started on ALH site on March 30, 2018. Reassembled on August 20th, 2018
Copley’s Cove: This beautiful log home will be overlooking a quiet little cove, frequented by wildlife, where the call of the loons can be heard. The layout of this home takes advantage of the sunrise and sunset, which can be enjoyed from all areas of their home. The home is 1,540 total square feet, a 24′ x 38′ main living area with an 30′ x 18′ master bedroom wing. The main floor incorporates the great room with a gorgeous view and stone fireplace, a large open kitchen and dining area, foyer with bathroom and the master bedroom. A lot of thought and planning has gone into the design, the kitchen will have an extra large island (instead of a counter) with the sink placed so the lake will be in view, even while doing the dishes. Off of the kitchen is a half bathroom and a framed breezeway with the laundry area, which is attached to the double garage. There is ample room with the full walkout basement that takes in the stunning view. Once the home is completed they will soon have a patio with a hot tub to enjoy both the sunrise and sunset. Started log shell on May 18, 2018. Reassembled on July 23rd, 2018.
Larry’s Place: Relaxing in the great room, with the glow from the crackling real stone fireplace, will soon be one of Larry’s favorite places to relax in his handcrafted log home. The open main floor plan has the Kitchen, Dining and Great room flow together, with an interior log wall to separate the master suite and bathroom. This log home is 35′ 6″ x 31′ with a total of 1,103 sq. ft. on the main floor. The loft, with one dormer, has two bedrooms, a full bath and a deck overlooking the wooded acreage. Log shell started on ALH site on August 28, 2017.
Lake Donna: With great expectations, the building of Lake Donna has begun! This log home is 26′ x 40′ with a total of 1,040 square feet on the main floor. The master bedroom suite is in the loft has two dormers that boosts a walk in closet with full bathroom and an office and reading area that overlooks the greatroom. The 10′ x 24′ covered porch is the main entry way opening into the dining and great room. The spacious open floor plan of the kitchen, dining and great room will make entertaining inviting and comfortable. There is bedroom, full bathroom and mudroom that connects to the future garage. The by home is built on a heated slab and has a large mechanical room. Log shell started October 12, 2017. Re-assembled December 18 – 19, 2018.
Pinefall: The home owner’s of Pinefall have been dreaming of moment they can live in and enjoy their new handcrafted log home. Beautiful white pine logs will be intricately crafted throughout the main floor, and roof system. The welcoming deck takes you into the foyer and leads you to the open floor plan of the kitchen, dining, the great room. The master bedroom suite will be a place of relaxation with a Jacuzzi tub, full bathroom and walk in closet. The spacious walk out basement will have a large recreation room, exercise room, office, bedroom, full bathroom and mechanical/storage room. An attached garage is connected to the laundry / mud room and enters into the log home’s half bathroom and foyer. The colors of the fall will be enjoyed on the deck and in the four season porch off the great room. Completed on ALH site September 10, 2017. Reassembled December 11th, 2018.
The Hideaway has been a dream for a long time, and now it is coming true. The foundation and walk out basement for this log home was put in two years ago, and this summer, the log shell will be set, and the final construction will begin. The Hideaway foot print is 26′ x 36′ for a total of 936 square feet on the main floor. The main floor has the master bedroom and bath, and it’s open kitchen, dining and great room with corner stone fireplace will make entertaining enjoyable, with a breathtaking view out the gable end. A log stairway leads up the loft with living area, bathroom and porch off the gabled end. The walk out is fully finished with stone siding. The total square feet of the home is 2,288. Log shell construction started on May 3rd, 2017 and Reassembled on July 27th, 2017.
The Tilbergs: Relaxing on the deck, listening to the wildlife or enjoying dinner over looking the lake will be soon be part of the Tilberg’s day after their handcrafted log home is completed. The main level has 3,046 square feet. The entryway/foyer which opens to the office, bathroom and into the great room with a built in floor fish tank. The open kitchen floor plan is connected to the dining room and greatroom with a fireplace. The master bedroom suite has a walk in closet and bathroom. The loft, with 1,553 square feet, has two dormered bedrooms which extends over the greatroom with a catwalk leading to the den, ample storage closet and full bathroom. The finished basement (2,382 finished squae feet) will be a favorite place to spend time with family and friends which boosts a large family room, billiard room, wet bar, along with two bedrooms, full bathroom and a half bathroom. The home will have an double attached garage that is attached to the log home with a breezeway, with laundry and half bath, which enters into the kitchen. The log shell construction started on February 27th, 2017
Detroit Lakes: Nestled in the land of 10,000 lakes this log home has 1,650 square feet of living space on the main floor, Loft with living space and has an attached 985 square foot log garage. The log shell construction began on November 16, 2016 – Reassemble February 20, 2016
Camp Eversoto: A dream coming true – this 26′ x 30′ cabin (780 square feet) will be the perfect get away to relax in take in the great outdoors. The bedroom and full bathroom are on the main floor which leads to the open kitchen – dining – great room area with corner fireplace. The porch leads up to the entry way and there is a screened porch section opening to the living area. The East patio entrance will be greeted by the morning sun, welcoming a new day. Reassembled November, 2016
Maple Lodge: This log home has 1,624 square feet on the main floor, that is “L” shaped, with a full loft with a large dormer, walk out basement and an attached two stall garage. The kitchen, great room and dining room are roomy and cozy that lead out to a large deck. The Master bedroom suite has a large walk through closet which goes into the master bath. The loft has a full bathroom and living area which over looks the great room with it’s fireplace. Reassembled November 1, 2016
Cross River: Located on the North Shore of Lake Superior, this 24 x 28 square foot log addition will be a natural fit in it’s surroundings. The total square feet of the existing cabin and new log structure will be 1,137. The restored family cabin will have two bedrooms, full bathroom, stack able washer and dryer and a sitting area that looks out over the lake. The sitting area ties into the new structure’s open living room, dining room and kitchen. The basement will have a large mechanical / storage area, rec room and room. Foundation set May, 2016 – Reassembled July 18, 2016
Headwater’s Hideaway: This 26′ x 36′ foot cabin will be enjoyed in the beautiful north woods of MN near the birthplace of the mighty Mississippi. A dream in the making that started out as a sketch on paper will begin being built this winter on ALH site, and finished this summer on the home owner’s site. The entryway will have a king truss, leading you into the open Great Room, dining and kitchen areas. The main floor will have the master bedroom, bathroom and mudroom. The loft will be a family room and sleeping area for family and guests. Logs procured January, 2016 – Reassembled September, 2016
Looner Landing: The cry of the Loon will be heard clearly on the deck of Loonar Landing! The foot print of this cabin is “L” shaped with a 28′ x 42′ and a 16.6′ x 17′ sunroom. The covered porch entryway brings you into the open kitchen and Great room, and to your left are two bedrooms and full bathroom. The attached log sunroom is connected to the Great Room on the main floor. The loft overlooks the great room and boasts a master bedroom, walk in closet and full bathroom with a spacious sitting room and built in window seat, perfect for moon gazing. The basement will have a full bathroom and large living area. Foundation set in January, 2016 and first course log cut on March 14, 2016 – Reassembled June, 2016
Naughty Pine Lodge: This log home has been in the making for over 85 years. The homeowner’s harvested the Red Pine logs from their property this winter that will be used to build their custom home. On the main floor (1.548 sq. ft.) the Master Bedroom suite is separated from the Great Room, kitchen and dining area with an interior log wall. A partial interior log wall separates a second bedroom with a hallway which leads to a bathroom and laundry room. The loft has a bedroom and a living area open to the view the great room and the valley logs. The walk out basement will have two bedrooms, sauna, full bathroom, utility room and a wood stove in the family room. Logs procured from owner’s property in March, 2015. Building process started on 1/20/15 on ALH jobsite – Reassembled June 13, 2016
“Desire’s of the Heart” (Ps. 37: 3-4): This couple has created the perfect living space with their 30′ x 48′ log addition. The addition will have 10′ high walls with the great room looking out a prowed front with a great view. On the main floor there is the Master Bedroom with walk in closet and whirlpool tub and walk in closet. The home will be lofted with a dormer and the roof system incorporates beautiful log valleys. The walk out basement has two bedrooms and a family room. Building process started on ALH in September, 2015 – Reassembled December,2015
Sue’s Studio – This cozy 14′ x 18′ studio will soon be Sue’s place to create her artwork. The log studio will have a 4′ deck and a cozy loft. Projects can now be left out and undisturbed until she can get back to them. Building process started on ALH jobsite in November, 2016 – Reassemble July, 2016
Too Many Kids – A new log home addition is underway for this growing family. The Master Bedroom with a full bath and walk-in closet will be attached with a breezeway (and soon to be laundry room) to their existing log home. A spiral staircase in the Master bedroom leads up to the loft, where they will see close up the log valley work in the roof design. The new addition also includes a full basement with three new bedrooms and full bathroom. Building process started on ALH jobsite in July 2015 – Reassembled September 2015
Micek’s Family Cabin – This family retreat is 30 sq. feet by 46 sq. feet (1,380 total square feet on the main floor) that has a lofted floor joist system with 16″ mid-span logs. Building process started on ALH jobsite in June 2015 – Reassembled August 2015
Coming Home To Country – This home has 1,742 square feet on the main floor, loft, finished walk out basement and will be attached by a breezeway to the garage. The covered porch entryway draws you into the greatroom, dining and kitchen areas. An interior log wall separates the greatroom and master bedroom and bathroom. The loft has a dormer, which provides ample space for the bedroom and bathroom. There will be a large living area in the loft where one will be able to take in the view and enjoy seeing the log valley work in the roof system. Building process started on ALH jobsite in Jan. 2015 – Reassembled on home owner’s site June 14, 2015.
The Bear Paw – This log home, built with white pine, is 30 ft. by 44 ft. square feet with a total of 1, 320 sq. feet on the main floor. The home will have a lofted area that is 30 ft. x 26 ft that will accommodate two bedrooms and a full bath. The log shell has a shed style dormer and also a front entrance with a covered porch with log posts. Building process begins on ALH site Oct. 2014 — Reassembled on home owner’s site June, 2015.