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Distinctive Log Cabins!

The cabin design ideas and plans featured here embody a distinctive collection of log cabins across the United States.  From the wilds of Montana to the countryside of Georgia . . . the north woods of Minnesota to the arid landscape of New Mexico . . . the cabin designs are bound to stir your imagination and get your creative juices flowing!

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Above Cabin from Appalachian Log Homes


The charming log cabin that follows is located in Kalispell, Montana.  It features a cross-gable design with a hip roof over the front porch.  Salvaged old-growth fir and larch were used in this lovely 1,800 square foot structure, erected by Bigfork Builders of Montana.

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Photo Credit: Heidi Long


cabin design ideas
cabin design ideas

                               Main Level                                                                                                                 Upper Level



The cabin design ideas and plans that follow take us to the north woods of Minnesota.  This three level, 2,080 square foot cabin, built by Rudy Saile, features a gable roof with a partial hip roof over the entrance area.  Note how the roof peaks above the front door for added architectural interest.

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Photo Credit: John P. Hamel


cabin design ideas
cabin design ideas

Lower Level                                                                                                                                       Upper Level         



                                                                                                                                                                Loft Level



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The striking design that follows features a large stone chimney, a wall of soaring multi-pane windows to light up the interior, and a spacious wraparound deck to bring the outdoors in.  At 1,722 square feet on two levels, it is located in Macon, Georgia.  Southland Log Homes provided the eastern white pine logs used in the construction of this lovely log cabin.

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Photo Credit: James Ray Spahn


cabin design ideas
cabin design ideas

                      Main Level                                                                                                                          Upper Level



The distinctive hand-hewn log cabin design pictured below features a full length front porch and two large gabled dormers on the upper level that echo the detailing of the gable over the entrance.  Located in Ruidoso, New Mexico, the western red cedar logs for this two level, 2,000 square foot cabin were provided by West Coast Log Homes.

cabin design ideas

Photo Credit: Heidi Long


cabin design ideas
cabin design ideas

                            Main Level                                                                                                                   Upper Level



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