Our Latest Project

We are thrilled to see the end result of our latest project! It turned out great and exactly what they had wanted. We made custom barn wood cabinets for both their main floor and basement. We also supplied a beautiful fireplace mantel, Ghostwood, pine paneling ,and some pine trim. The custom items make this home unique. We love to see our products in …

Converting your Shed

Have you ever wondered why you have that old shed out back behind your house or in the far corner of your yard? Is it merely a storage or catch all for tools or is it a home for spiders and ear wigs? (mine kind of is) Do you have another place those tools, rakes and shovels can live? Can you think of a purpose other than a catch all, that it can be …

A few of our favorite things…

As you may or may not be aware, Homestead Timbers is a small company with a total of four people in the office and run by a family. So we thought it may be a good idea to showcase some of our many products as well as put a spot light on the people who make Homestead run. Here they are with a little list of their favorite things that Homestead sells. …

The Cutest Little Cabins

We sell a lot of products for large scale log homes and cabins but we also sell kits. We sell three different log home kits ranging in prices and square footage. What does that have to do with cute little cabins? Nothing more than mentioning more products we offer and that in addition to building large scale beautiful homes, we can also build and supply …

Barn Conversions

Did you know, that in addition to offering a wide selection of products to assist you in building or updating your log home or cabin, Homestead Timbers through Chip Shot construction and with the help of TS Max, are able to tag and take down a timber frame and all of the barn wood from a barn and turn it into another new or current house?! There are …

Ceilings, flooring and everything in between

Ceilings: Let’s say you have pine on your ceiling. What do you choose for your walls or floors? You don’t necessarily want to go with wood everywhere. Too Much?  Depending on how much natural light you have in the space, and just how high the ceilings are, you may want to look at a painted or white washed option or just leaving the paneling light …

Modernizing Your Cabin or Log Home

Is it time? Were you considering purchasing an existing log home until you saw inside? Were you thinking of building new but just couldn’t stand the thought of having the exposed log look inside too? Homestead Timbers has options for you! There are a few ways to get the log look on the outside of the house without using full logs and having to have …

You Might Be a Log Homer If?

In one way or another everybody needs a shelter, without it one cannot survive the elements.  Through the passing of time and evolution of economy people have developed a way to express who they are by the way they decorate and style their home.  One type of home persona is, what I am coining, the “Log Homer.”   The following are some signs …

The New Tradition

Everyone has that image that comes to mind when they think of a log home.  A quaint log cabin set in the woods, with the birds chirping, and the sun shining, maybe even set on a peaceful lakeshore.  Considering a log home started as a quick and effective way to shelter families from the elements, the traditional log house has undergone some architectural …

Which Wood To Choose??

When you go through a Log Home show or magazine most people end up more confused than when they started. Years of studies and research from the USDA Dept of Forestry has show that Cedar, specifically Northern White Cedar, is one of the best woods to use for building log homes. The USDA Forestry Division ranks it as one of the three best woods to use …