SWEDISH COPE / T & G WALL LOGS
Our premiere EPIC log series has a range of diameters from 6" up to the "Builder's Choice" 13" wall log. This higher caliber log series was created in order to show that the future of milled log homes is custom crafted boasting log lengths in upwards of 65 feet long. This long log capacity eliminates the need of unsightly joints, thus creating an integrity all of its own. The result...it's simply today's most superior and affordable dream log home.
The immense COLOSSAL log series is noted for log lengths up to 34' with available Swedish cope wall log sizes of 14", 15", 16" and 18". All of these sizes are accompanied with a saddle notch corner system.
Both log series define custom craftsmanship with every log seeing attention to detail to its fullest.An option to hand peel the logs gives it that rustic appearance in that of handcrafted.
PIONEER & "D" LOGS
Available in 6"x 8", 8"x 8", 6"x 12" and 8"x 12" with logs up to 65' to eliminate joints in the walls. The traditional dovetail is the true Appalachian-style log home. For those wanting the chink-style log on the outside with a smooth finish on the inside is standard. The popular "Hand Hewn" is also available upon request of which depicts a rustic hand adzed effect.
The D-log profile is available in 6" x 6", 6" x 8", 8" x 8", 6" x 12" & the sought after 8" x 12". This profile is also available in long lengths. D-logs can be coupled with either a Dovetail notch or a Saddle notch corner system.
"TRUE MATCH" LOG AND TIMBER SIDING
All of our Swedish coped, T&G, D-Log & Timber Dovetail profiles can be split to the middle of the notch, thus retaining the full log tail. In doing so, this process can be applied to any structure giving the exterior that rustic & fully constructed log home feel.
This concept is ideal for commercial projects, renovations, gable ends, dormers and detached garages & sheds.
T & G / SHIPLAP LOG SIDING
Our heavy log siding profiles range from 6" to 12". Available in standard lengths up to 16'.
Longer lengths upon request.
Custom Cut Timbers
LODGEPOLE PINE & SPRUCE
Our Primary species of timber are dead, dry Lodgepole Pine & Spruce. Both having rustic appeal and are highly cost effective.
Custom cutting allows for any dimension up to 32" x 32" with lengths up to 65'.
DOUGLAS FIR & WESTERN RED CEDAR
T.L.Timber Ltd. has one of the largest selections of Doug-Fir & WRC rough sawn Beams, Posts, and Timbers in Canada.
A wide range of sizes from 1” x 4” thru 32" x 32" from 8’ to a staggering 65’ long.
RUSTIC ROUGH SAWN
Our Double 52" Circular Cut Sawmill produces massive timbers in staggering sizes and lengths. The rustic rough sawn finish is widely popular. Bandsawn finish is also available upon request.
Drafting and Design
QUICKDRAW DESIGNS - Log & Timber Design Specialists
Over the last 15 years QuickDraw Design has been devoted to turning dreams into reality. The quality of our work is second to none. A complete and accurate set of plans will save you time and money during construction. Attention to your vision, budget and living needs is the utmost of importance and allows us to ensure that your dream home is everything that you imagined it would be.
With houses throughout the United States, Canada and parts of Europe, QuickDraw Design has the experience to get the job done. If your home requires engineering we have a network of engineers that can do the job at a reasonable cost. They are experienced at engineering Log & Timber Structures. This is very important. We also work with your local building department to make sure your plans meet their standards.
"Our job is to make your dream come alive and ensure it's the experience of a lifetime" - Brad Letzig/President
RCM CAD Design Drafting
RCM CAD Design Drafting Ltd’s reputation is built on our customers satisfaction and our ability to complete each log home design project quickly. We ensure our design reflects our customers wants and needs within the planned budget. RCM’s ability to produce a full set of preliminary designs ready for preliminary quotes from log builders and general contractors within two to three weeks is what sets us apart from most design companies. The teamwork within our office combined with our experience with these designs have allowed us, in extreme cases, to complete projects within a few weeks.
Our latest software and powerful computer hardware allow us to virtually build a 3D model of your future home. We are then able to produce high quality 3D movies and animations of your future home.This powerful visual tool allows you to “visit” your home inside and out. which gives you the ability to make all of the right decisions concerning your home. Therefore, YOU are in control instead of being in the dark during the design process.
If you are unsure how to begin, look through our extensive floor plan section for some ideas, you might even find a home design you like. Changes can be applied to any of our designs, or you can describe your ideas to us and create a custom home or Timber Frame design to suit your needs.
We are an architectural design firm primarily specializing in the log & timber construction projects since 1993. Now with over 1000 designs completed in North America, Europe, Asia, including projects in Central/South America and New Zealand, our experience encompasses very diverse weather conditions and local building practices. Our expertise also includes corwood, straw and clay, straw bale, insulated concrete form (ICF), conventional frame and steel construction styles.
Profiles and Corner Options
Saddle notch corners available for the EPIC & COLOSSAL wall log series are 6" to 10", 12" to 16" and the massive 18".
Saddle notches available for the "D" Log series are for the 6x8, 8x8, 6x12 & JUMBO 8x12.
Pioneer & "D" Logs
Dovetail notches for PIONEER timber series are available in 4x8, 6x8, 6x12 & JUMBO 8x12.
Dovetail notches for "D" log series are for the 4x8, 6x8, 6x12 & JUMBO 8x12.
The Timber Post & Butt n Pass corners systems are quite simple joinery. The 2 corner systems are attainable for all profiles in both the "D" Log & PIONEER timber series.
Sizes from 6x6 up to the JUMBO 8x12.