This log home building construction documentary was designed to show potential future log home customers the steps of a log home turnkey with a complete description from start to finish. We hope you enjoy and find this highly educational. Log Home turnkey process allows customers to have fun and can be very rewarding.
Day 15- Log Stacking
September 22nd, Wednesday
Day 15 – Log Home Crew making good progress, stacking cypress logs. Trash Dumpster delivered and job site cleaned.
Day 16- Well drilling & Log Home stacking
September 23rd, Thursday
Day 16 – Log Home Dry-In Building Crew close to having cypress log wall stack complete. Well contractor onsite, drilled approximately 170 feet deep and installed 1.5 hp pump with the tank.
Day 17- Log Stacking
September 24th, Friday
Day 17 – Log Crew continues cypress log wall stack, installs decking on 12 foot back covered porch. Built temporary stairs. Received interior framing package. Electric company onsite set transformer and energized temporary electric pole.
Day 18- Log Stacking
September 25th, Saturday
Day 18 – Log Builders continue working on cypress log wall stack.
Day 19-21, Log Stack on walls complete. working on interior framing
September 26th, Sunday Day 19 – No Work
September 27th, Monday Day 20– Rained out.
September 28th, Tuesday Day 21 – Florida Cypress Log Walls complete, Interior Framing 50%.
“Notice all the proper wall bracing”
Day 22-23, Log Home Structural Open-Beam Roof System Starting
September 29th, Wednesday Day 22 – Worked 1/2 day due to rain. Log Crew continues working on framing and starts roof support post.
September 30th, Thursday Day 23 – Log Home Builders work on Structural Open Beam Roof System
Day 24-25, Setting Log Home Cypress Roof Rafters
October 1st, Friday Day 24 – Log Crew working on open beam roof system.
October 2nd, Saturday Day 25 – Log Home Builder installed all rafters on Structural Open Beam Roof System
Day 26-28, Stacking Gable End Cypress Logs
October 3rd, Sunday Day 26 – No work.
October 4th, Monday Day 27 – Crew working on full log gables ends.
October 5th, Tuesday Day 28 – Log Crew finished cypress full log gables.
“Notice the nice flat finish cuts on the gable logs”
Day 29- working on log home roof decking, T&g
October 6th, Wednesday
Day 29 – Log Crew begins installing T&G roof covering. Electrician onsite coordinating wiring drops for ceiling areas and scheduled to be onsite to install on Monday.
Day 30- log home roof decking
October 7th, Thursday
Day 30 – Log Crew finishes installing T&G roof covering. This is a finished product on the inside ceiling so extreme care must be taken to avoid rain. Good pre-planning to ensure no rain is in the forecast for several days before starting is critical. This is a very long process from start to finish before you can place a roofing membrane to dry-in and protect you finish T&G. As you will see it took a full 7 days, from day 30 to 37 to be able to dry roof in. If it had rained it would have stained and warped all the beautiful T&G finished ceiling wood, so planning ahead is required.
Day 31- log home roof purlin System installation
October 8th, Friday
Day 31 – Log Crew working on installing cypress open beam roof purlin system.
Day 32-33- Roof system
October 9th, Saturday
Day 32 – Log Crew finishing open beam roof purlin system and working on open beam covered porches.