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How Do I Choose a Floor Plan?

At PrecisionCraft and M.T.N Design, we expect all of our clients to modify or customize their final timber or log home design in some way. In many cases, we will even create their floor plan from scratch.  However, a custom design has to start somewhere. Our floor plan gallery was created to show many styles, [...]

What Should I Know About Local Codes?

As part of your check list before the design process begins, make sure you have a team in place that understands the unique codes, regulations and requirements of your specific location. How Does Climate Affect Design? The structure and configuration of your roof can be impacted by heavy snow load requirements in certain areas. Other [...]

Large-Scale Hybrid Home in Wisconsin

Mike remembers all throughout his childhood, family vacations along the chains of tranquil lakes and the plentiful wildlife of the national forests bordering the Northwoods in Wisconsin. It was these memories that spurred him and his wife, Gayle, to search for a piece of property in Eagle River. The property they chose sits on 4-acres [...]

The French Countryside in Pennsylvania

Living on the banks of the great Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania, Matt had always wanted to build a home that reflected the natural feel of the area while embracing the historic look of European building styles. Securing a piece of land a few miles down the river from his primary residence, Matt began his search [...]

What about Electrical and Plumbing?

Two aspects of design and construction that often generate questions involve electrical and plumbing. Questions like, ‘where do they go?’ are common queries we receive. Many often believe that the installation of these two features becomes complicated with a wood home, but in actuality, the installation isn’t much different from that of a conventional home. [...]

Progression of a Mountain Community Log Home

Retirement in Mind  An avid outdoorsman, Bob’s ideal vision for retirement included a rugged, mountain home built on a unique piece of property where he would have easy access to his two favorite hobbies; small game hunting and fishing. Keeping this image in mind, he traveled from California to Colorado in search of a quiet [...]