"Matt is hard-working, dedicated and creative individual. He built our log home on time and on budget and created a masterpiece that we are proud to call our cottage. I recommend Matt in a heartbeat."

Katrina G.

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Fine Handcrafted Log Homes From Ontario

Davidson Log and Timber Artisans handcraft beautiful, naturally renewable log and timber frame homes for discerning clients in Ontario, Canada and across the world. We have built our reputation on service and creativity and take great pride in our craftsmanship. If you are looking for a handcrafted log home builder you can trust with your dreamhome, we want you to know that ALL of our clients have been 100% satistfied with the unique and artistic home we have built for them. Learn more about the log home buyers we have served.

What Style of Log Home are You Dreaming of?

If you are here visiting our website, you have probably been dreaming of a log home for a long time now. But do you know what style of log home you are looking for? We offer a variety of log home styles that are built using round logs, square logs, and a combination of the two.

The elegant and timeless Norwegian dovetail log home, which originated in Europe, is our signature square log home style. It’s recognized for its timeless appearance and remarkably long lifespan. The timberframes and piece en pieces we build are a different style of log home that also uses square logs but incorporate other materials as well—whether wood, stone, or brick. These log home style provide the greatest amount of flexibility in design and can be modern and airy, or more rural and country as you prefer.The rustic Scandinavian scribe built from massive locally grown Eastern white pines is the round log style of choice for our more traditional log home clients. If you are a purist when it comes to log homes, this style might be for you.

Still undecided on what log home style best suits you and your lifestyle? See below to learn more. Or contact us today for a personal consultation.

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Every log home we build is one of a kind. Click here to see the unique features of this beautiful log home built in Huntsville, Ontario.

Norwegian Dovetail Square Log Home Styles

Norwegian Dovetail

  • Our signature style: We have revived and mastered the technique
  • Hand hewn heartwood logs are squared for beauty and stability
  • Most stable, decay resistant, and durable log wall in the industry


Scandinavian Scribe Style handcrafted log home

Scandinavian Scribe

  • Traditional rustic log home style made unique with our specialized corner joinery technique
  • Massive round logs hand picked from local pine forest
  • Energy efficient yet hand scribed so perfectly that no chinking is required


Square log timberframe home


  • The modern and versatile alternative to a log house
  • Style mixes squared logs with other construction materials such as wood, stone, or brick
  • High trusswork and exposed beams show off traditional joinery techniques


How Much Does a Log Home Cost?


Now you can estimate how much it would cost to build your dream home using our online log home cost calculator.  It might be closer than you think!

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Are You the Handcrafted Log Home Type?


Handcrafted log home buyers come in many shapes and sizes, but there are a few qualities that our clients share in common. Click here to see if you're the kind of person who is well-suited for a handcrafted log home from Davidson.

Log Building News from Our Facebook Page

January 9, 2019
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January 9, 2019
Our sentiments exactly. Great read.

January 7, 2019
We have had lots of interest in the first annual Dovetail Course. As promised here is a list of required tools. email me at [email protected] if you prefer it in a word document.. Safety gear: Ear plugs/muffs Safety glasses Chainsaw chaps/pants Safety boots Gloves Tools: 40-55 cc chainsaw .325 pitch full chisel chain 16” to 18” bar length ( professional series saws such as Husqvarna XP models have low vibration which makes accuracy easier) Pencils Black lumber crayon Chalk line red or black ( Dewalt and Milwaukee make a good one) Scratch awl Carpenters pouch and belt Straight claw hammer ( 20 oz is fine) Utility knife(heavy duty) 16”x24” framing square Stanley 500 or same 24” (60 cm) stainless steel ruler 25 foot measuring tape ( Milwaukee ,Lufkin, DeWalt ,or Stanley) 24” level (aluminum) 1.5 “ to 2” slick Ox-head axe 20” handle or Bruks carving axe Low angle block plane LINKS http://www.logbuildingtools.ca/ http://www.leevalley.com/default.aspx https://www.homedepot.com/ https://www.timbermart.ca/en/stores/washago-timber-mart http://www.loghelp.com/categories/log-tools.asp https://www.timbertools.com/Hand-Forged-Tools/

January 6, 2019
#learn to #build #loghomes #skill #technique #davidsonloghomes March dovetail course. Email [email protected] For Information

January 5, 2019
LOG BUILDING COURSE SATURDAY MARCH,2nd TO 29TH 2019 Join Higgs Murphy and I for a practical course on the craft of dovetailing. 18,000 board feet of big wood 80 compound dovetails 10 cross laps 33 mortise and tenons 21 days of satisfaction. Students have the option to split this up into 4 separate sessions if they wish. 1 week $1,200.00 2 week $1,900.00 3 week $2,750.00 4 week $3,600.00 $400 DEPOSIT REQUIRED. REMAINDER ON MARCH 2ND.




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