Log Home Secrets of Success: An Insider's Guide to Making Your Dream Home a Reality

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PixyJack Press, 2010 - House & Home - 223 pages
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A savvy guide that takes you from dreaming of a log home to actually building and living comfortably in one. Industry insider Roland Sweet reveals tips and insights about the various facets of designing a log home, selecting a log-home producer, and evaluating log packages. Plus you'll get real-world advice on calculating costs, what to look for when buying land, making energy-wise decisions, the importance of assembling a team that shares your vision, working with a builder, and much more. An invaluable resource, complete with photos, advice from log-home owners and an extensive and useful appendix.
 

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Sweet (editor in chief, Log Home Living magazine; 100 Best Log Home Floor Plans) shares a wealth of practical advice and tips to consider when building a log home. He includes detailed pros and cons ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
7
Chapter 1
11
Chapter 2
17
Chapter 3
21
Chapter 4
29
Chapter 5
37
Chapter 6
43
Chapter 7
49
Chapter 18
133
Chapter 19
136
Chapter 20
143
Chapter 21
149
Chapter 22
155
Chapter 23
159
Chapter 24
163
Chapter 25
168

Chapter 8
65
Chapter 9
71
Chapter 10
79
Chapter 11
83
Chapter 12
91
Chapter 13
101
Chapter 14
109
Chapter 15
117
Chapter 16
121
Chapter 17
126
Chapter 26
176
Chapter 27
178
Chapter 28
188
Chapter 29
194
Chapter 30
198
Appendices
201
Index
220
back cover
225
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Roland Sweet is the editor-in-chief of Log Home Living magazine, which he helped launch in 1989. Over the years he has also has been editor of Log Homes Illustrated, Timber Homes Illustrated and Distinctive Wood Homes. Roland received a master's degree in magazine journalism from Syracuse University.

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