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I first met Monica in Feb. 2011.  She had  been talking to a friend (log home builder in New Hampshire) whose business was unfortunately a casualty of the times.  My friend introduced us and the rapport was great from the start.  After doing this as long as I have it is clear that even in tough times it isn’t going to make sense to take on a project if either the builder or owner don’t have a good feeling about the other.

It was obvious from the beginning that this was going to be a custom designed log home and the budget was going to be tight.  Right from the start Monica was open to a couple of small design changes that afforded us the ability to design the project so as to be friendlier to the budget while not taking anything away from the original concept.  That isn’t always possible but this home provides a good example of where that can work and in the next blog I’ll show specifically what was done.

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This rounded porch ceiling was exactly what the clients wanted.   We used 1×6 V-groove and it is a pretty tight curve being only 14″ from the corner from the beginning of the curve to the end.

While this porch is on a conventional home it could certainly be appealing on many log homes.  As a log home builder I look forward to offering this custom design in the future.

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