Log home chinking is essential for your log home. Properly applied chinking is necessary for all log homes to prevent drafts, water incursion and insects. The chinking can be done on the outside of the cabin or interior….or both! Chinking cleans up the look of log homes and there are a variety of colors to […]
Finished up this home earlier this summer. Took about 7 weeks of work. We blasted the exterior, grinded and sanded and stained with TWP 1500 series Dark Oak. We also discovered significant rot in a corner on the waterfront wall as well as rot in both trellis structures. Also many feet of chinking repair on […]
We recently finished up on some major repair work on a friend’s cabin on Lake Kushman, WA. His grandpa built it in the 60’s on the weekends and has been used as a vacation spot over the years. There are many problems with this cabin at the moment, but the biggest was a corner in […]
This log cabin was built in the 1930’s by a guy who had the logs cut across the lake and then barged over and drug up by horse team. Only hand tools were used in construction. The property has a large house, a small guest house, and a storage shed, all log construction. This house […]
This house was built only a few years ago. We worked on it when it was first built sanding some beams and stairs inside and doing some chinking in the corners. It had a film forming finish that had failed in places. It is high up in a remote location and is subject to tons […]
Full interior/exterior restoration with interior chinking and exterior rot repair. Also some custom staining and painting on the exterior window trim.
This project is located in a town north of San Francisco. We go down about once a year to do work on this piece of log home history. It was built in the 1920’s by WWI veterans, including a German POW. These pictures show the chinking we did one year. The redwood “skins” that were […]
190 lineal feet of rot repair! Full restore on exterior including blasting, sanding, grinding, chinking and staining.
We are currently down in Truckee, CA, next to Lake Tahoe chinking the interior of a nice cabin. The house was built a year ago and was finished on the outside with Permachink. The stain was applied incorrectly to fresh, green logs that weren’t properly prepared so it will need a re-coat. The interior was […]
Log Home Finish Restoration There are many techniques possible when restoring the finish on a log home. Some of these techniques include walnut. or other media blasting material, chemical stripping, or hand grinding. We will help determine the best course of action for your project based on 17 years of experience. Log Home Rot Repair […]