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What is the Difference Between a Stock Plan and a Custom Design?

Where a stock plan is intended as a “ready-to-go” set of plans, the creation of a floor plan concept is meant as a starting place or inspiration for what your custom plan will be.  The idea of the “custom plan” can be confusing when so many in the log and timber home industry offer stock […]

Log Home in the New Hampshire Mountains

The Daughterys found PrecisionCraft because of one of Mountain Architects plans, they worked with Mountain Architects to customize that plan to their land & lifestyle, read about their experience below. The Daughertys of New Hampshire We had always dreamed of building a log house upon our retirement so we started about four years ahead of […]

Confidence in Your Design

The design phase of your timber or log home project is one of the most exciting. From the moment you start gathering photos and plan ideas, until you see the first incarnation of your home’s design, you are consumed with the details of your home’s look and layout. During this process, it is common to […]

August’s Timber Home Testimonial of the Month

The McCulloughs, of  Montana When we create a new design concept, it is often one to two years before we see an actual home built based on that plan.  The McCullough’s timber frame home was a home we were eagerly waiting to see finished, but our eagerness was felt doubly by the owners themselves.  The […]

PrecisionCraft’s Log Home Plan, the Caribou Featured at the Log Homes Council’s Web Site

Created by Mountain Architects, PrecisionCraft’s award-winning team of log home designers, the Caribou plan first hit the limelight in 2007 when it was recognized by Log Home Design as “Best Single-Level Floor Plan.” Since its release in 2007, PrecisionCraft’s Caribou log home plan has staked its reign over most log home floor plans.  In 2008, […]

From Floor Plans to Complete Custom Designs: Your One-of-a-Kind Home

During the first stages of building a log home or timber frame home, many think they have to start with a floor plan that already meets their every need. With hundreds of plans available, the task seems simple enough, right? Unfortunately, very few existing floor plans can meet every expectation – in layout, size and […]