Whether you’re looking for a rustic or modern aesthetic, log cabins are a timeless style. Contemporary log home features sharp angles and large windows. Log cabins in Norway are famous for their unique design, with many huts being hewed on all four sides. But what makes a log cabin modern? Read on to learn more about the differences between a traditional log cabin and a modern one.
Square log cabins are secured by having every other log extend beyond the corner.
A Square log cabin is secure by having every other log extend past each corner. However, logs are not typically square, so this design requires estimating the thickness of each log between the corners. A Saddle-Notch Corner, also known as a saddle cope, or round notch, has a notch cut into the bottom of every log. The bottom log straddles the top log that comes from the perpendicular wall. … Read more