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This is where we will be February 16th thru 18th…
It’s taking place at the Convention Center on Commerce Street, downtown Nashville .
See who’s going to be there, and what you can expect…
Dates & Times:
Friday, Feb. 16th
Noon – 7 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 17th 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 18th 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The only bummer is the fact that it costs $15 per person to get in. But that one ticket gets you in all three days… so that’s a nice thing.
UPDATE: Here’s the info for the 2008 Nashville Log Home Show (Jan 25-27th), plus a 20% off coupon you can print online!
Children 18 and under are free.
Who Will Be There?
According to the website, the following log home exhibitors are scheduled to be there:
|Advantage Construction Concepts||Allstate Funding, LLC|
|American Traders||Ancestral Floors|
|B.K. Cypress Log Homes||Barna Log Homes, LLC|
|Bear Tracks Chainsaw Carvings||Blue Ridge Timberwrights|
|Burk Construction||Cockburn Island Forest Products|
|Cumberland Valley Log Homes||Daniel Boone Log Homes|
|DirectBuy of Cool Springs||Ducharme Log Homes|
|Expedition Log Homes||F & B Farm|
|Farm Credit Services||FischerSIPS|
|Golden Eagle Log Homes||Gun Barrel Ranch|
|Happy Feet||Hearthstone Homes, Inc.|
|Heritage Log Homes||Highlands Log Structures|
|Honest Abe Log Homes, Inc.||Joni Hamari Fine Arts|
|Katahdin Cedar Log Homes||Keepsake Imports|
|Kentucky Lakefront Properties||Kitchen Craft International|
|Kuhns Bros. Log Homes||Landmark Log Homes|
|Land South Realty||Land Venture Group|
|Leatherwood Log Homes Ltd.||Lifetime Cookware|
|Lincoln Logs Ltd., The Original||Lindal Cedar Homes, Inc.|
|Log Cabin Manufacturer||Lustre Craft Cookware|
|M&T Mortgage||McKeough Land Company|
|Merrill Lynch||Original Old Timer Log Homes|
|Ottertail Cedar Log Furniture||Outdoor Company|
|Pacific Log Homes||Perma-Chink Systems, Inc.|
|PineRidge Timberframe||Pioneer Log Systems, Inc.|
|Premium Wood Works||Riverbend Timber Framing|
|Rocky Mountain Log Homes||Satterwhite Log Homes|
|Simple Country Log Homes||Southern Heritage Woodworks, Inc.|
|Southland Log Homes, Inc.||Suwannee River Log Homes|
|Tennessee Log Homes||Terry Wilson Antler Designs|
|True North Log Homes, Inc.||Viceroy Homes|
|Watermark Products, Inc.|
That’s a pretty impressive list of reps for the log home industry! (Plus, there are always more vendors who show up at the last minute, who didn’t have time to have their name added to the schedule.)
Thousands of people — including current and future log home owners — will be in attendance.
Throughout each day, there are FREE 50-minute workshops on a variety of topics including: building, financing, choosing a company/builder, etc.
Optional 1/2-Day Seminar
One cool feature to this particular log home show is the fact that they offer an optional 6-hour seminar in a classroom environment.
If you plan to attend the seminar, it costs $75 (individual) or $99 (couple) and includes admission to all three days of the show.
For the Nashville show, the seminar date is:
What it’s like:
An unbiased speaker presents the “Six Steps to Your Dream Home” to an audience of 100- 300 who have preregistered for the seminar.
Step 1: Budget decisions
Step 2: Site decisions
Step 3: Design decisions
Step 4: Deciding on a log home company
Step 5: Deciding on a lender
Step 6: Deciding on a builder
In sum, you’ll be meeting one-on-one with professionals in your own area. You’ll learn how to create a realistic budget, design a log home to fit your lifestyle, evaluate log home companies, avoid costly mistakes, and prioritize your budget.
If you’re fairly early in the log home building process — or still trying to decide whether a log home is right for you and your family — then the Log & Timber Home Seminar would be right up your alley!
UPDATE: Word is… the 2007 Nashville Log & Timber Home Seminar is now sold out. But that’s okay… you’ll have plenty to see & do at your own pace during the entire 3-day event!
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