The floor plan for this log home is affordable, yet practical. When building a cabin, a rectangular log floor plan is an excellent way to stay within your budget. The log cabin shown here shows you that it is possible to get the wooden cabin of your dreams without going broke. The open layout is great for entertaining, and it’s a nice space for families. This log home design features a covered porch at the end with a log railing. It is a great place to relax and entertain friends and family. This log home plan is filled with round logs and wood to create a cozy feel.

If you live or choose to stay in a wooded area, it is because of your personal preferences. The log houses are made from sustainable, renewable and environmentally friendly materials. Feel good about your decision. Log homes are made from a variety of woods in North America. The majority of logs used in North America are softwoods. This includes evergreens such as cedar and pine fir. Although each log builder may have a particular favorite, there are many varieties of trees. It is clear that no log house can be considered the best. You will choose based on what type of wood your log company prefers and the style you like. All woods have some characteristics in common, despite their differences.

Structure and composition of the wood. It is wood that fibrous hard material under the tree’s bark. Wood gets its character from the spindle shaped hollow cells. The spindle-shaped cells run parallel to the trunk. Cell arrangement affects wood properties such as strength and shrinkage. It is also affected by the fibrousness of wood. When trees add more wood, they grow. Each year, wood which has already been formed is not added to. Instead, it becomes a new annual ring. Earlywood refers to the spring-formed part of the growth rings. The color is pale. It is darker than the earlywood.

Wood is thermally conductive. Wood is thermal. It is energy efficient because of its thermal properties. Stone and wood have similar reactions to heat. Imagine that a stone has been in the sun all day. As temperatures begin to drop at sunset, bring the rock inside. According to its size, a stone may continue emitting the heat that it has absorbed many hours. The same principle applies to logs. We call it thermal mass. The wood conducts heat more slowly than any other material. The heat specificity of wood is much higher than that of bricks and concrete. It is not used as a heat store because wood doesn’t move heat as rapidly as concrete or brick.