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.
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I went to the Nashville Home and Remodeling Show this weekend. While it's not a log home show, it had all of the key vendors I was most interested in seeing. Here's what I've learned about going to shows like this...
Breaking news!... Here is the 2008 schedule for Log & Timber Frame Expos in the U.S. as well as the schedule for the rest of 2007. Locations for 2008 include: Atlanta,GA; Sacramento, CA; Charlotte, NC; Springfield, MA; Fredericksburg, VA; Indianapolis, IN; Portland, OR; and Branson, MO.
We recently attended the Log & Timber Home Show in Nashville. What follows is a summary of what we had HOPED to see at the show, and what we actually saw at this log home show. See why log home shows are great for the the person who is just starting to explore the concept of buying or building a log home -- and maybe not so great for those who are farther along in the process.
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.
I cannot thank Honest Abe enough for putting together this Annual Tour of Log Homes for their prospective log home clients. Here are highlights from our day visiting the open houses of 2 log homes under construction, and 2 log homes that had recently been finished.
When you go to a log home show, some attendees will be in various stages of the building process, while others will be done building and attend the show more for the decorating & maintenance ideas alone. Luckily, there's something for everyone at a log home show!