Category Archives: Design

At Beaver Mountain Log & Cedar Homes, we specialize in helping customers design and build unique custom log homes, log cabin homes, cedar homes, and timber frame homes.

What is Custom Crafted?

The term “Custom Crafted” means “made to the specifications of an individual customer”.  In today’s world, having your custom crafted, luxury log dream designed to meet your wants and needs has come a long ways from the days of “kit” log homes.  This is not to say that there still companies out there that still produce a cookie cutter home.

What are the benefits of having a custom crafted homeBeaver Mountain Log and Cedar Homes Custom House vs a “kit”?  Custom crafted gives the homeowner the opportunity to define their style, choose the materials that will go into the home, design a home that is unique to … CONTINUE READING

Best Log Home Award

Beaver Mountain Log Homes is selected as one of the Best Homes of 2018!

Log Home Living, a magazine devoted to log homes, conducted a vote by their log home enthusiast readers to select the top homes of 2018. Selecting from dozens of companies homes, the voters selected the Mountain View as one of the Best Homes of 2018. It will be featured in their Best Log and Timber Homes special issue.Beaver Mountain Log Homes Mountain View Exterior Front

The Mountain View is a recent build in the heart of The Catskills and was custom-designed and custom-crafted by Beaver Mountain Log Homes. The owners, Fred and Carol, … CONTINUE READING

The Gerald Custom Timber Home

The Process Of Designing Dreams

by: Murray Arnott, AIBD

Guest Commentary by Custom Wood Home Architects and Designers

 

How do you get from the inkling of an idea to a great home? As they say, it ain’t easy, but the end result is worth it. Clients come to designers and architects with ideas on napkins, scraps of paper, or on the backs of maps or parking tickets (it happens — people driving past a home with a feature they’d like to incorporate scramble for anything to write on). Then we must do a certain amount of digging before the actual digging begins. We not only … CONTINUE READING