Stone House Woodworks Log Cabin

log cabin shell

Guest Post by Dave Stonehouse

Dave Stonehouse from Stonehouse Woodworks in Golden, BC. Here are some pictures of my 16 x 20 log shell that I built last winter. The shell is complete and currently for sale.

I have begun building my first “littlefoot” log cabin. The sub floor is built, it will be 8ft 4″ x 12ft 6″. That size was chosen because we can build 104 sq ft without a building permit around here so that squeeks just under. It is designed to be moved in two pieces, floor walls and loft as one with a steep prefabed roof that gets set on top like a hat being the second piece. It is going to have a steep 18/12 pitch roof that will give standing room at the peak even though it is only 8ft 4″ wide. There will be a dormer on the one side of the roof.

I am currently building a full sized log house for a client so I am working on the “Littlefoot” as I find time. I am hoping to have it done by late fall.

I have a new website at http://www.stonehousewoodworks.com/

On the site I talk about my plans for mini log cabins, know as Littlefoot Log Homes.

I’ve attached a couple of photos of the 16 x 20 for sale. It is made of large douglas fir, with a 13 x 16 foot loft. I’m asking $16,000 for the shell.

If you are interested please contact me by phone at (250) 344-7804 (Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm) or Email: dave{at}stonehousewoodworks{dot}com

log cabin loft

log cabin side view

close up of logs

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Victoria - Ozarks Crescent Mural - August 28, 2012 Reply

I love log cabins. They are my favorite. Your work is just beautiful!

Keith - UK logcabins - August 30, 2012 Reply

How much would it cost to ship one of those to the UK ? I think you have created/built something very simple and beautiful and very different to what are referred to as log cabins in the United Kingdom. The littlefoot looks like a real authentic pioneer/frontier cabin and the grain and rings of those logs looks amazing. nice share.

donatella - August 31, 2012 Reply

Lovely work and website! Interesting that someone with the name ‘Stonehouse’ is making timber houses! 🙂

Deb Durham - September 1, 2012 Reply

Beautiful workmanship!

Dave Stonehouse - September 1, 2012 Reply

Thanks for the kind words.
Dave

Karin - September 1, 2012 Reply

You do beautiful work. Very impressive! Someday….

Beth - September 4, 2012 Reply

What is the cost, does it come in a kitand how about insulation? Gorgeous

Shiloh - September 7, 2012 Reply

You might think about chinking it with cob. It would be warmer than normal chinking.

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