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Post and Beam Log Shell Package Includes:
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    Blueprints Include:
  • 4 Exterior elevations
  • 1 Foundation plan
  • 1 Lower floor plan
  • 1 Main floor plan
  • 1 Upper floor plan
  • 2 Cross sections
  • Construction details
  • Electrical plans
    Post and Beam Structural System:
  • Average log diameter 13" ~ 15"
  • Round log post and beam construction
  • Log posts are constructed of Douglas Fir
  • Tuck cuts for interior finish framing materials
  • Wall pitch height is 10'-0" (high main floor ceilings)
  • Posts flattened to accept finish-framing materials
  • Flat end trim on posts to allow direct bearing surfaces.
  • Posts are grooved to allow tucking of drywall & sheathing
  • Logs treated with protective anti-mildew/ fungicide deterrent
  • Sanding of knots, logging scars and exposed chain saw cuts
  • Flat end trim on posts to provide direct bearing surface and even load transfer
  • Flattening & slabbing for installation of framing materials and second floor gable ends
    Log Upper Floor System:
  • Douglas Fir round log second floor joists and beams
  • Floor joists and beams are of diameter 15"+ average
  • Flattening & slabbing for installation of framing materials
  • Douglas Fir round log second floor double log beams
  • Tuck cuts for interior ceiling finishing
    Log Roof System:
  • Average roof log diameter 15"+
  • Douglas Fir round log ridges and purlins
  • Posts flattened to accept finish-framing materials
  • Flattening & slabbing of roof beams for installation of framing materials
  • All roof connections include permanent positioning and alignment device
  • Flat end trim on posts to allow direct bearing surfaces.
  • Posts flattened to accept finish-framing materials
  • Hand scribed round log truss (if applicable per design)
  • Log truss bolting hardware
    Steel Requirements Supplied and Installed: If applicable per design:
  • Log truss bolts and hardware
  • All lagging bolts and drift pins
  • Post bottom brackets
    Pre Delivery:
  • Full visual inspection of all logs during tagging and numbering.
  • Final sanding and cleanup of logs before shipping.
  • Apply non-hazardous wood treatment to prepare for staining, maintain color, deter mold and fungus growth.
    Technical Assistant:
  • Our pricing includes the labor for the on site technical assistant during the re-assembly of the log package.
  • After the erection of the shell, our assistant will consult with your general contractor to ensure a full understanding of the framing and finishing details required for your new log home.
    All log work conforms with the International Log Builders Association standards
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