Pictures Of Rustic Columns & Poles Inside Log Homes …Some Are Real Trees!

If log homes are your thing and ‘rustic’ is your game, then you’re going to love these pictures of real tree accents and the use of rustic looking logs (or heavy timber) inside a log home.

You’ll also see photos of fun ways to incorporate trees and heavy timber logs into the exterior characteristics of your log home.

Check it out!…


Some Examples Of Columns & Poles That Look Like Trees

Have you seen this before?

More and more homeowners are incorporating ‘real’ trees into their log home floorplans.

Yep, these are honest to goodness tree trunks and stumps that have been incorporated into a home’s design.

The following photos are from the pages of my favorite log home magazines: Log Home Living, Timber Home Living, Country’s Best Log Homes, and Log Homes Illustrated.



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kitchen-columns-are-trees.jpg closed-edges-on-spindles.jpg








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srloghomes-handpeeled-swellbutt-cypress-trees.jpeg stone-walkway-for-porch.jpg


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See how they did this one… They put ‘real’ tree trunks in stamped concrete.




In case you’re looking for "similar but different" ideas — ways to incorporate the chunky look of trees and real wood into your log home, here are some other rustic ideas, including hand-peeled or heavy timber columns, poles, and stairways.

These are great ways to creatively use heavy timber inside and outside of your home…

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4-sided-fireplace.jpeg chinked-bar.jpg


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basement-gameroom-hand-notched-pillars.jpeg rustic-stone-fireplace-unique-shape.png


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See how to make columns and poles inside your own home. Plus, some of the places where you can purchase them.

Lynnette Walczak

Lynnette Walczak

I like to help people find unique ways to do things in order to save time & money -- so I frequently write about "outside the box" ideas that most wouldn't think of. As a lifelong dog owner, I often share my best tips for living with and training dogs. I worked in Higher Ed several years until switching gears to pursue things I was more passionate about. I've worked at a vet, in a photo lab, and at a zoo -- to name a few. I enjoy the outdoors via bicycle, motorcycle, Jeep, or RV. You can always find me at the corner of Good News & Fun Times as publisher of The Fun Times Guide (32 fun websites).

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