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Timber Frame Homes - April/May 2005 Issue.  "Land & Sea" by Jason Peak.  Photos by Rich Frutchey.  A masterpiece nestled on the Carlolina coast provides stunning views and the setting for a glorious low-country lifestyle.  


Country's Best Log Homes - January 2005 Issue.  "Back in Time & Space" by Margaret A. Haapoja.  Photos by F&E Schmidt.  A tranquil Georgia forest is the perfect setting for relaxed living and sturdy log construction. 


Ocala Magazine - "Treehouse" by Heather Lee - January 2005.  A custom Oak Timber Frame home is truly a labor of love for this Ocala, Florida couple. 
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Country's Best Log Homes - Vacation Log Homes Issue, Spring 2004  "A Vacation Retreat on the Beach" by Colleen Morrissey.  Photos by Ken Krakow.  

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Country's Best Log Homes, Sept 2003 Issue.  "Escape To a Southern Sanctuary" by Gloria Gale.  Photos by Ken Krakow.  Research and planning pay off for a couple wanting to leave behind the hustle and bustle of big-city life.  


Log Home Design Ideas, August 2003 issue.  "Home is Where the Heritage Is" by Iyna Bort Caruso.  Photos by F&E Schmidt.  Custom-designed Timberlake log home on an 80-acre compound in western North Carolina. 


Timber Frame Homes, Fall 2003 issue. "Mountain Respite" Story & Photos by Esther & Franklin Schmidt.  A Virginia family's vacations center around their timber frame home in rural North Carolina.  


Log Home Living, September 2003 Issue.  "Country Refined" Photos by Roger Wade. Story by Candace Allen.  Giving up city life, an Atlanta couple finds contentment in the country.


Timber Homes Illustrated, June 2003 Issue.  "West Meets East" by Colleen Morrissey.  Photos by F&E Schmidt.  A barn-style home in Pennsylvania combines timber and logs.  


Luxury Living Magazine, Winter 2003 Issue.  "A Labor of Love" by Becki Bryant.  Photography by Ken Krakow.  A delightful mix of new and old, custom-made and one-of-a-kind finds creates a chic and cozy cabin. 


Country's Best Log Homes, May 2003 Issue.  "Architectural Adventure" Photos and story by Esther & Franklin Schmidt.  After 30 years of planning, a Missouri couple took the plunge and created the ideal home - combination log and timbe rframe!  

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Log Homes Illustrated, March 2003 Issue. "Almost Heaven" by Colleen Morrissey.  Photos by F&R Schmidt. West Virginia lures a couple for retirement and a new log home.  Click photo to view.

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Country's Best Log Homes - Vacation Log Homes Issue. Spring 2003.  "Georgia Getaway" by Gloria Gale.  Photos by Ken Krakow.  A mountain cabin has vintage appeal for a stargazing couple. 

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Log Home Living - Jan 2003 Issue. "20 Houses you can build for Under $150K" by Donna Peak & Rachel Machacek.  Photos by Ken Krakow.  You can fulfill your dream without emptying your bank account.


Log Home Design Ideas, November  2002 Issue. "History Repeats Itself" by Peter Lindblad, Photos by F&E Schmidt.  Authentic appalachian-style construction gave these homeowners not one, but two log homes connected to America's past.  Click photo to view.


Vision Magazine - The Magazine for Cadillac Enthusiasts, Fall 2002 Issue.  "Log Palace" by Brad Lemley.  Photography by Roger Wade.  


Country's Best Log Homes, 2003 Annual Buyer's Guide. "Log Home Design" by Gloria Gale.  Photography by F&E Schmidt. Study, listen, and act are three key elements to keep in mind when designing your future log home.


Log Home Living, October 2002 Issue. "Fashionable Fires" by Jim Kemp.  Photography by F&E Schmidt.


Log Home Design Ideas, September 2002 Issue. "Home Work Assignment" by Peter Linblad, Photos by Roger Wade.  The decor in log home offices is usually rich, textural, and comfortable.  Many times, they are as luxurious as living rooms. 

Pioneer 2500Home Magazine July/Aug 2002 Issue. "15 Fabulous Porches" by Hanna Rense, Photos by Roger Wade. "Alfresco dining in Georgia comes with a hammock for naps." This home was built in 1989 using the Pioneer floorplan, which was modified to the owner's specifications. T


Log Homes Illustrated, July 2002 Issue. "Second Time's A Charm" by Colleen Morrissey, Photos by Harley Ferguson. A Tennessee couple builds a log home with the look of long ago. 

Log & Timber Style July/Aug 2002 Issue. "The Bachelor Pad, Interrupted" by Eliza Castaneda, Photos by Gil Stose.  "When love and a log cabin came into Jim Henderson's life at the same time, the former bachelor knew he would never be the same . . . Wynne's experience as an interior designer helped to create a comfortable, casual getaway surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest."


Log Home Living June 2002 Issue.  "A Perfect Season"  by Jason Peak, Photos by Harley Ferguson.  Football star, Bill Curry, secures winning home in the mountains of North Carolina.  "An open, timber-framed great room overlooks the beautiful Carolina mountainside . . .  The log home is hand-hewn, just the old-time look that the Currys had sought." 


Log Home Living May 2002 Issue.  "Leading the Way"  by garden writer, Catriona Tudor Erler, Photo by Harley Ferguson.  "Garden paths can feature stone, brick, mulch, mowed grass or even oyster shells to comfortably lead visitors through the landscape."


Log Home Design Ideas April 2002 Issue.  "Mr. Jones' Opus" by Jay Uhlenbrauck, Photos by Roger Wade, Styling by Debra Grahl.  "Like the director of a grand performance . . . Allan orchestrated the development of the acreage.  Acting as general contractor, he molded it into his own Harmonious Opus - a space that could be shared by man and Mother Nature." 


Country's Best Log Homes Presents Vacation Log Homes Spring 2002 Issue.  "Small but Super" by Dick Pirozzolo, Photos by Franklin Schmidt.  "A small log dwelling does not crimp a decorator's flair.  Here all sorts of delights to the eye fill a single room and make a vacation getaway all the more pleasurable."


Country's Best Log Homes 2002 Annual Buyer's Guide.  "Design Porches and Decks" by staff.  "Debarked, but unadorned tree trunks lend their heft to supporting a log home's long porch.  Fans make a breeze when Mother Nature does not." 


Log Home Living January 2002 Issue.  "A Shared Vision" by Jacqueline Kennard, Photos by Franklin and Esther Schmidt.  Appalachian style heads out west to New Mexico.  "Square logs with thick bands of chinking define the Appalachian-style log home."


Log Home Design Ideas December 2001 Issue.  "Dear Diary . . . continued" by staff. "Join us as we complete our cross-country trek in search of log bed & breakfast structures.  Square hand-hewn timbers give the B&B an old-fashioned feel."  Also featured in this article is Savage River Lodge in Grantsville, MD. 


Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles: Second Home November 2001 Issue.  "Cabin Fever" by Lisa Gaddy, Photos by Gil Stose.  A mountain getaway soothes the souls of two Buckhead high-rise dwellers.  "Jim and Wynne Henderson's cabin in Highlands is nestled in a secluded woodland setting . . . In keeping with the log furniture, Wynne chose a Native American-patterned fabric for the upholstery."

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Log Homes Illustrated September 2001.  "A House with History" by Stacy Durr Albert, Photos by Franklyn & Esther Schmidt.  After living in a contemporary log home, a Pennsylvania couple decides to build a new one in the style of the past.


Log Home Living August 2001.  "The Lure of Log.  Consider the combination of two pursuits: logs and fly-fishing."  Savage River Lodge, shown right, offers guests a gourmet restaurant, library, and bar; the guest cabin interior are bright and cheerful; cozy conversation areas are arranged throughout the main lodge. .


Log Home Living August 2001.  "By the Book" by Candace Allen, photos by Roger Wade.  "Do-it-yourselfer tackles the ultimate project - his own log cabin."  Nestled on 12 acres in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, this cabin looks very much at home there in the woods.

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Log Home Living July 2001. "Appalachian Roots.  Log Home becomes a way of life for Tennessee owner."  by Amy Laughinghouse, Photography by Harley Ferguson. 

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Log Homes Illustrated July 2001 Issue.  "Perfect Match. One home is better than two for a Georgia couple." by Roland Sweet, Photos by Roger Wade, Styling by Debra Grahl. 


Mountain Living May/June 2001 Issue.  "A Match Made in Heaven" by Joey Porcelli. Photos by Linda Hanselman. A marriage of log and adobe lives happily ever after in Colorado's Cuchara Valley. 


Log Home Design Ideas March 2001 Issue. "The Changing Geography of Kitchens" by Carissa Kowalski, Photo by Franklin Schmidt. Click photo to enlarge.


Log Home Living February 2001 Issue.  "Back to Nature" by Lara Stapleton, Photos by owners.  North Carolina couple searches high and low to find the ideal accessories for their log home. 


Log Home Living January 2001 Issue.  "Close To Home: Wisconsin log home affords owners a short distance to a secluded getaway." by Margaret A. Haapoja, Photos by Don Kerkhof.  "Square dovetailed logs, thick chinking, a cedar shave roof and gingerbread fascia board lend an Old World chalet feeling to this charming weekend retreat."  


Timber Homes Illustrated August 2000 Issue.  "Northern Comfort: A spacious oak timber-frame home graces uplands Wisconsin."  Story by Roland Sweet, Photos by Don Kerkhof. 


Log Home Living August 2000 Issue. "Inn Style: Missouri B&B recaptures the look of yesteryear." Story by Mary Beth Marklein, Photos by Franklin & Esther Schmidt.


Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles  May/June 2000. "Logged In" by Lisa Gaddy.  Photography by Roger Wade. 


Log Home Design Ideas  July 2000 Issue.  "Character Counts in Fine Craftsmanship" by Linda Marx. Photos by Roger Wade. Click photo to view.


Log Home Living May 2000.  "Change of Page" by Cindy Ross.  Photography by Roger Wade.  Atlanta couple retires to the Georgia Mountains. 



Country's Best Log Homes  May 2000 "The Little Lady Who Could" by Joyce Standridge.  Photography by Brad Simmons.  Styling by J. Woestemeyer.


Timber Frame Homes  Spring 2000  "Additional Inspiration" by Amy Laughinghouse.  Photography by F&E Schmidt.  An old farmhouse in southern Missouri takes wing.  (Timber frame addition to existing farmhouse.) 


Log Home Living  February 2000  "Rest Stop" Story & Photography by F&E Schmidt.  A vacation home in the Pennsylvania woods.  Standard Greenbriar model. 


Log Home Living January 2000 "Dream Job" Story and photography by J.E. Evans.  Ohio family builds a home in the woods.  Click photo to enlarge.


Timber Homes Illustrated  Fall 1999 "Mountain Magic" A Carolina getaway refreshes a Florida family. Story and photography by F&E Schmidt. 


Log Home Design Ideas  November 1999  "Technology in the New Millennium" by Colleen Sutherland.


Log Home Design Ideas  September 1999  "Woodland Retreat" Photography by Ken Krakow.  Lake Haven 1400 model.


Log Home Living  May 1999  "Built to Last" by Peter Lobred.  Photography by Don Kerkhof.  Second home is first in family's heart.


Log Home Design Ideas  June/July 99  "Log Home Additions" by Teresa Hilgenberg.  Photography by F&E Schmidt.


Veranda  Fall 1998  "Applied Principles" by Frances Schultz.  Interior design by Stan Topol, Photography by Kevin C. Rose  Standard Greenbriar model. Click to enlarge.


Log Home Living  July 1998  "Style & Substance" by Colleen Morrissey.  Photos by Bob Franzese.  Telluride retreat is a melting pot of ideas and ingenuity. Click to enlarge.

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Macon Magazine  May 1998  "A Log Cabin Getaway" by Cindy Sams  Photography by Ken Krakow.  Not far from the city, this weekend log cabin has helped tame the owner's hankering for the wilderness. Click to view article.


Log Homes Illustrated  April/May 1998  "Out of the Ordinary"  Story and photos by F&E Schmidt.  A South Carolina hewn-log home showcases Victorian and antique furnishings. Click to enlarge.


Log Home Living  Feb/Mar 1998  "In the Classic Tradition" story & photos by F&E Schmidt.  An Alabama home showcases log-building skill and decorating talent.  Click to enlarge.


Log Homes Illustrated  Jan/Feb 1998  "Celebrity Style" The stars who come home to a Hearthstone: Charlie Daniels, Bob Timberlake, Bill Curry, Johnny Cash, Terry Braxton (Little Tikes creator), Michael Martin Murphy, Richard Petty, Dan Robbie (owner of Miami Dolphins), Steven Seagal


Log Home Living January 1997  "Greener Pastures" story & photos by F&E Schmidt.  North Carolina family trades one log home for another.  Click to enlarge.


Log Home Living Aug/Sept 1996  "Southern Belles" Photos & Story by F&E Schmidt.  An Alabama log home is just the beginning.  Click to enlarge.

Log Homes Illustrated June/July 1996 "Echoes of Long Ago" Story and Photos by F&E Schmidt.  A Classic Blue Ridge model built in the Bob Timberlake Log Home System.  Click to view.


Log Home Living, July 1996. Photos & Story by F&E Schmidt. "Cabin Fever"  Logs charm a guesthouse and fishing cabin.  


Yippy Yi Yea Magazine, Fall 1994 "A Mountain Peace" by Julie L. Semrau.  Michael Martin Murphey's mountain cabin.  

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