Take a closer look at this traditional post and beam cabin structure. The compact log cabin design features an open living area on the ground floor and a ladder-accessible loft sleeping area upstairs. A tiny covered front porch is included in the log cabin design. Owners Sam and Monika erected the post and beam cabin structure near Horsefly Lake in central British Columbia. The log cabin design is a post and beam construction that uses logs rather than squared-off timbers as in timber frame construction. The roof structure, loft floor, and front porch are all supported by logs in this little log cabin design. Standard two-by-six stick construction is used for the walls between the log corner posts. The log cabin’s exterior is made up of a mix of naturally finished logs and painted barn red board siding. In this eco-building design, this compact log house design is a good example of a quality post and beam log cabin design with a reduced footprint.
The ground floor of the log cabin design provides 320 square feet of room, plus an upper loft. The log cabin design’s floors and ceilings are made of pine, and the eco building’s walls offer a unique appearance. The walls are made of nailed live-edge boards that are attached to painted drywall and have gaps between them that look like chinked timbers. The huge log beams visible on the ceiling of the log cabin design are what truly distinguishes this log cabin design from others and gives it a high-end appearance. The wood cottage is connected to the grid and has electric heat, but there is no running water. The log cabin is complemented by a post and beam outhouse.
The skeleton of the wood cabin is a feature of both wooden wood cabins and post and beam cabin constructions. The fundamental distinction between timber frame wood cabins and post and beam cabin structures is achieved by exposing the cabin building frame’s squared or round logs, which contribute to the wood cabin’s rustic appeal. Framing using wood. The classic kind of wood cabin construction, timber framed cabins, may be traced back hundreds of years. Some timber frame cabin structures were built throughout Europe during the Middle Ages and are still standing today. The integrity of the building materials and tight-fitting joinery are essential in true timber frame cabin construction.
Cabin construction with post and beams. Wood timber construction is used in many mountain wood cabins, either as the main structure design or as accents in the form of roof supports, trusses, brackets, or braces. Post and beam log house construction is similar to timber-framed cabin construction, with the exception that post and beam uses mechanical fasteners and, in some cases, steel plate connectors to connect neighboring pieces. In post and beam cabin structures, these connectors can be hidden or exposed in a variety of ways.
The usage of wood post and beam log cabin designs as the only structural framework for a cabin is uncommon. Entrance with Posts and Beams. Post and beam wood cabin construction, like timber-framed cabin construction, necessitates the use of professional carpenters to assist create tight, well-crafted log joints. Perr Blockhaus is home to this beautiful log structure. They make little houses and wood cabin-style structures, and they’re really good at it!
This Log Cabin kit is designed and built by Perr Blockhaus.