Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Big Sky 10 inch round log homes from Honest Abe Log Home with LogHomesByJack

Big Sky 10 inch round log homes from Honest Abe Log Home with LogHomesByJack



True round logs. Distinctive. Any size. Purlin and heavy timber roof systems offered. Standard or premium windows. More costly. Basement or crawl space. Garage with or without a breezeway. All plans modified to fit your needs. Our 10” log system can be used with any Honest Abe log home plan or any plan of your choice.


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//===\\ Log & Timber Frame Home material packages with Enviro Stains from LogHomesByJack on Facebook. Since 2001. We Offer Options. Authorized dealer for Honest Abe in VA WV and NC plus any underserved area. Contact jack@LogHomesByJack.com at 800.767.4916. See plans at HonestAbe.com


Note: Now located in River Ridge Mall in Lynchburg Va 24502 inside Alpaca By Jaca. We have been doing business this way since 2012.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Langer timber frame from Honest Abe with LogHomesByJack.com

The Langer timber frame demonstrates the kind of custom home that can be created with Honest Abe products. While the home uses siding and stone on the exterior, the interior, porches and decks are Honest Abe’s Douglas Fir timber frame components. 2500sf. 3 porches. 





Ample space in this timber frame home. The Langer timber frame home from Honest Abe with LogHomesByJack. 2500sf. One story. 1BR & BA. No loft. [See Madison at 1400sf with no loft]. Basement or crawl space and garage are optional. Option to add more deck space. Love this style. It can be made smaller like the Madison and built using our log, eco-panel or timber frame systems.






=> Remember … We Offer Options. We can modify all of our stock floor plans for you. There are no added fees to do this. Larger. Smaller. Blended. We just recalculate the material package costs based on your changes. 


=> Honest Abe Log, Eco-Panel or Timber Frame Home material packages include Sansin Enviro Stains from LogHomesByJack. See Facebook. Since 2001. We Offer Options. Any size. Nearly any style. Contractors as needed. Jack is an authorized dealer for Honest Abe in VA and NC plus any underserved area. Contact jack@LogHomesByJack.com at 800.767.4916. HonestAbe.com

New Location for LogHomesByJack in River Ridge Mall

LogHomesByJack & Eco-Panel Homes by Jack is now located inside Alpaca By Jaca at River Ridge Mall in Lynchburg Va 24502. That is unit B95 … 



We have been doing it this way for nearly 10 years now. The Mall is open daily. When you wish to meet, it is best to call me for an appointment as I could be out on a job site. Jack@LogHomesByJack.com at 800.767.4916. …

Alpaca By Jaca now open daily in River Ridge Mall … Our focus on Natural Fibers is for women and men and the material that is used to create attractive, luxurious, hypoallergenic fashions. Our Natural Fibers include Alpaca, Bamboo, Cotton [organic], Linen/Flax, Silk and Wool. See Facebook for more photos. ...


=> Alpaca By Jaca in River Ridge Mall [B95], 3405 Candlers Mountain Rd in Lynchburg VA 24502. 434.942.4005 . info@AlpacaByJaca.com . AlpacaByJaca.com

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Lots of style in a small cabin . The Swiftwater

Lots of style in a small cabin. The Swiftwater log home from Honest Abe with LogHomesByJack. 1276sf  46’x30’  One story.  1BR.  Nice large window array.  No loft. [See Navajo at 1810sf with a loft] Basement or crawl space is optional. Option to add more deck space. 

Love this style. It can be made larger as with the Madison or slightly smaller and built with our log, eco-panel or timber frame systems.










Honest Abe Log, Eco-Panel or Timber Frame Home material packages including Sansin Enviro Stains from LogHomesByJack. See Facebook. Since 2001. We Offer Options. Any size. Nearly any style. Contractors when needed. Authorized dealer for Honest Abe in VA and NC plus any underserved area. Contact jack@LogHomesByJack.com at 800.767.4916. HonestAbe.com

Monday, February 1, 2021

Little Get-a-Way from LogHomesByJack


Your little Get-a-Way

22’ x 25’ footprint . 550sf 

1 story + crawl space . Scissors truss roof
Great room . 1 BR . 1 enclosed BA
Std Wood windows . 6x8D logs
25’ x 8’ Shed Style Porch

Total = Material + Shell/Dry In construction estimate. Turnkey estimate is under $99,000 depending on the options selected. 

We Offer Options
What would you prefer? 

LogHomesByJack on Facebook


Showroom Moved:

River Ridge Mall . B95
Inside Alpaca By Jaca
3405 Candlers Mountain Road
Lynchburg VA 24502

Formerly at Smith Mountain Lake

Always Available by Appointment

Contact:
Jack@LogHomesByJack.com
800 767-4916

Friday, January 15, 2021

WOO = We Offer Options

WOO Means

We Offer Options

By Jack Hutslar
Owner . est 2001
Log . Timber Frame . Eco-Panel . RuStick

What does this mean when referring to Log and Timber Frame Homes? Please allow me to give you a few examples of the options that we offer when discussing the style, design, and layout of your future home.
Keep in mind, when designing “your” home, you need not settle for what some other person or couple had decided to build. In that regard, if you lived in a home that you really liked, we can recreate that home for you as either a log home or timber frame home.
Back to options now. What choices do we provide for you?
[1] 1st or 2nd floor master [loft?] bedroom suite can be customized to your liking. [2] Other guest bathrooms. [3] Upper loft or bedroom?
[4] Back deck can be configured as a screened in porch. [5] Enlarge or shrink the footprint. [6] Add more porch or porches.
[7] Add a basement or build on a crawl space. [8] Add a one or two car garage – free standing, connected, under. [9] Add a breezeway.
[10] 10 log styles. [11] 4 window systems. [12] 5 roof systems.
[13] Incorporate other plans. [14] Log or Timber Frame or Eco-Panel? Finally, [15] Does your final design fit your budget ideas or do we need to look again at more and less costly options?
Some companies have set designs. Some companies might also add on “change fees” when you alter their designs. Making modifications and changes is what we do to design the home that just right for you … and there is no added fee to make these changes.
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We offer a very good combination of Price, Quality of Materials and Service. When “their” Price looks good, then start asking specific questions about the Quality of Materials including the actual package content and Service including warranties.
Jack Hutslar is an authorized dealer for Honest Abe Log Homes, Southern TimberCraft and Sansin Enviro Stains. Offered also are stain and repair services.
For more information, see the floor plan link and photo gallery link at www.LogHomesByJack.com


Contact:

800 767-4916

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Price Change Notice from LogHomesByJack.com & Honest Abe

Price Change Notice

Signs of the time … It is what it is

It has been announced that we now have a new price program for our log, timber frame and eco-panel homes. If you have received a recent Price Estimate from me, you will need to have a refreshed “estimate” before going forward.

While we do not like having this price increase, we do find it necessary. We have seen our suppliers double and even triple prices to us compared to late winter/early spring prices. Many suppliers are not holding pricing for over a week and sometimes less. I even heard yesterday that someone paid $30 for a sheet of 7/16 OSB! Ouch!! We have seen comparable price changes in the auto parts repair business as with cement last year.

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) published recently that there has been a 170% increase in lumber prices since mid-April. NAHB also reported that the four month period from May-August 2020 has had the sharpest lumber price increase since they started following this in 1949. 

I don’t know if anyone will take this as a positive, but in a quick snap shot of seven of our standard models, the price went up from a low of 8.5% to a high of 10%.

Everyone will need to pay attention to expiration dates on your price quotes that we have out. They were good for 30 days. Other sales documents and expiration dates should also be verified to see if there is a need for updated pricing.

We are hopeful that these material price increases are close to leveling off. Availability of some materials still remains a concern but so far we are managing. Interestingly enough, the number of leads and calls we have received recently is at a higher level than we have seen in recent month.

Please contact us with any items that may need to be discussed. Thank you for all your efforts! … Jack Hutslar at LogHomesByJack and Eco-Panel Green Homes by Jack