“Davidson’s creativity and enthusiasm is inspiring to home owners and designers alike. Their work is top "notch" and every home they build has something unique around every corner.”

Denise A., Lawrence, ON

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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

September 24, 2018
Cayuga bound. New roof system for the Kerr residence.

September 22, 2018
Log building course. I have been asked to offer a course for years and I cant think of a better time to do this. March of 2019 will be a month dedicated to furthering the craft of log construction. The course will be taught by myself and Higgs Murphy. ( past president of the International Log Builders Association as well as past instructor for many other hands on courses ). Together ,with our 60 combined years of experience in the log home industry we will teach you the do's and don'ts of massive log construction while we build a structure with a timber roof system. 1 week 2 week And 4 week courses Will be available to men and women of all ages. By the end of 4 weeks , students will have built a traditional Ontario dovetail home. Higgs and I share a similar belief in that there is no greater skill one can learn than to build their home with their hands, And subsequently no greater feeling of accomplishment.

September 21, 2018
Nice wooden prop in a nice log home. #muskokaroom #reclaimedwood #davidsonloghomes

September 13, 2018
A throw back to when I met Steve Maxwell in 2012. He was so genuinely interested in what we did, and how we did it. https://ottawacitizen.com/life/homes/house-works-davidson-log-homes-impresses-with-its-fresh-approach

September 7, 2018
Thanks for Sharing Jennifer:) https://www.straitstimes.com/world/europe/norway-builds-worlds-tallest-timber-tower-and-its-both-environmentally-friendly-and




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