Honest Abe Log Home Kits: See How Honest Abe Builds Log Homes

We went to an Honest Abe log raising and learned the following random tidbits about how Honest Abe builds log homes.Some of these things we specifically asked about, others were simply gems of info that they revealed to everyone at the event. I figure if I found these things interesting, then someone else might too. So I’m sharing them here.

How We Found The Best General Contractor In Tennessee

Here’s why we chose John Roach to be the general contractor to build our new log home in Williamson County Tennessee. Plus, some tips for what to look for in a GC, and some recommendations for general contractors in Middle Tennessee.

Which Log Is Best?… Genesis Logs vs D Logs

We thought we were going to use D Logs in our new log home, but now we are considering a switch to Genesis Logs! See why, plus a listing of some of the differences between Genesis Logs and D-Logs here…


How We Designed Our Custom Log Home

First we found a floorplan that came close to what we wanted. Then we modified that plan to incorporate our own wants & needs. Then we got estimates from log home builders. Next, we met with designers and contractors to finalize our dream home. Here’s how it went for us…

Open House Event at Todd & Kim’s Log Home

I truly enjoy participating the log home events for prospective log home owners that log home builders have throughout the year. Recently, we attended an Honest Abe Open House at the home of Todd and Kim. Here’s a look inside their log home.

What Is A Log Raising Event Like?

a log raising is an educational & informative event that is attended by people like you & me who are interested in (or in the process of) building a log home. At a log raising event, they build a log home from the ground up right before your eyes.

Matt and Melissa’s Honest Abe Log Home

Three things make this log home unique… 1. The big, open floorplan… and the big open windows. 2. The bi-level flooring in the bathrooms, that ‘hides’ the plumbing. 3. The wide open kitchen and curved island with the stove in the center. Have a look…