Log and timber trusses are an eye-catching design element that can be incorporated into the exterior or interior of a building. A truss can instantly make a room look bigger or add to the curb appeal, so know that whichever truss design you choose will contribute to the overall feel and appearance of your home […]
Over the past few years, we’ve started to see a shift in home design go from conventional to log homes. A survey by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) even found that the sale of log and timber homes has increased by more than 15 percent over the past eight years.
This growing home buying […]
Reclaimed barn wood offers a weathered look that can instantly give a home a rustic, vintage vibe. However, homeowners and contractors alike run a few risks when purchasing reclaimed barn wood. Understand the risks associated with reclaimed wood and how you can achieve the weathered look of barn wood without the worry.
Reclaimed Barn Wood Risks
You’ve chosen your wood, now you just need to pick the best wood stain color that will bring out the pine’s natural beauty and protect it.
From wall coverings to trims to doors to stairs to log siding and railings, wood stain is one of the most important aspects to helping an interior wood project flow. […]
If you’ve been following interior design trends over the past few years, you’ve noticed an increase in the use of wood siding to add dimension and character. Shiplap is almost a household phrase, but do you know what it is and how it’s different than other wood siding products?
Shiplap interior design style
When you see examples of shiplap on design sites and shared on social media, they are most likely referencing a general style of a wooden wall with long planks, normally painted white, that are mounted horizontally and have a slight gap between the boards.
Shiplap was commonly used as exterior siding in the constructions of houses, barns, sheds, and other types of outdoor buildings. But now you’ll see it used indoors anywhere designers want a unique feature – from kitchens to bedrooms, and offices to restaurants.
Reclaimed wood siding, especially barn wood siding, has a very specific look – weathered, rough, and rustic. But working with old wood is not ideal in many cases, and it can be a difficult building material to find. If you’ve worked with old wood, you’re familiar with these challenges:
Now there are lumber options that mimic the style of reclaimed wood but don’t come with the challenges.
Our white cedar, EZ Rail log railing product is sourced, milled and crafted in Michigan, We created an easy to install system using a standard 3” standard tenon. Our product ships with:
3” top rails
3″ bottom rails
3” tenoned spindles
Watch How to Install EZ Rails
Just measure and contact us to place your order. Our rails come pre-drilled for easy […]
Northern Log designs heavy timber trusses for homes, businesses and commercial projects. Our timber trusses have been the featured architectural element in restaurants, zoos, amusement parks, as well as homes with vaulted ceilings and lofts. Natural wood trusses with heavy timber and custom hardware or mortise and tenon joinery complete the back-to-nature beauty of your space. And […]
Nothing warms up a room or makes your house feel more like home than wood paneling. Wood helps to keep your home warm in the winter, cool in the summer and with modern manufacturing conveniences (like pre-finishing and tongue and groove for easy installation) it’s easier than ever to transform your home with either cedar […]
Featuring Pete Green, Owner, Northern Log and Our Twin Peaks Restaurants Supply and Install Projects
We have worked with several Twin Peaks Owners to supply, build and install, trusses, barn siding, specialty wood and log siding for Twin Peaks restaurants in several locations.
Watch our collection of Twin Peaks videos here and see for yourself. Just doing […]