This antique log cabin graces the hillside in Blowing Rock, NC.
It embodies the character and spirit of an authentic log cabin.
The photos on this page gives an overview of the steps we take to restore an antique log cabin.


This 16′ x 24′ oak and poplar cabin, originally from Kentucky, now rests on a farm near Saltville, Virginia.
The photos on this page tell the story of reconstruction of this antique hand hewn cabin.


These are used as hunting cabins, garden sheds, etc.THE SMOKEHOUSE
This Smokehouse is designed after the structures which historically were used to smoke and cure meats.
This one is 11’x11′ and built from reclaimed pine logs with half-dovetailed notches.
The photos on this page show the cabin staged at our facility and reconstructed on its new site.

We hope you enjoy these photos of antique log cabins that we have built and restored.
Please visit our Facebook page for recent cabin restoration photos. We also post restored cabins for rent and for sale.

Check out these sites for more information regarding pioneer life, historic architecture, and preservation of log cabins and barns.

National Park Service: The Preservation and Repair of Historic Log Structures

National Park Service: The Preservation of Historic Barns

North Carolina Dept of Cultural Resources: Celebrate Tobacco Barns

University of Vermont: Taking Care of Your Old Barn

Charles McRaven Restorations

Raising a Hand Hewn Log Cabin

Pioneer Log Building

Appalachian Log Structures hosted by Digital Library of Appalachia

Pioneer Farming – Life in a Log Home

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