Log Homes Made Easy: Contracting and Building Your Own Log Home

Log Homes Made Easy: Contracting and Building Your Own Log Home

by Jim Cooper

Paperback(Third Edition)

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Third edition of the best-selling guide to building log homesExplores the myths and realities of log home construction, with tips on choosing an architect, planning the site, controlling costs, and moreIncludes detailed diagrams and additional resources for getting startedLog homes have come a long way from the wilderness cabins of colonial pioneers. With the advent of new technology and the ever-increasing skill sets of contractors, log homes have become one of the most luxurious kinds of homes in America. With multigabled rooflines and glass-fronted living areas, these sophisticated homes have captured the interest of architects and homeowners alike. In this third edition, Jim Cooper includes new information on "green" construction techniques and materials. Whether planning a new log home or simply interested in learning more, readers will find their questions answered here.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811734790
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 03/10/2008
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 599,043
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jim Cooper has been a general contractor and 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 and the housing industry.

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