[size=20][b]Why do people buy kit log cabin homes from dealers, when they could build their own log cabin home from scratch instead? [/b][/size]
The main reason people buy kits is because they mistakenly think log cabin homes only come in ”kit” form. That kits have to be made by a big manufacturers who have the super expensive equipment needed to mill “logs” into shape, so they fit together. But the reality is that’s only one way to get your own log cabin home.
The better alternative is building build your own Skip style butt and pass log cabin home from scratch, it will cost much less, go up quicker, be stronger, require less maintenance, and experience no settling. These are just a few of the advantages of doing it yourself,
Anyone can build their own log cabin from scratch without a kit, just by doing this:
- Buy some local logs, or get them for free
- Stack them up
- Throw a roof on top
- Finish your home by adding windows, plumbing, electrical, etc.
In fact, the Skip style butt-and-pass method of building was created just so the average owner-builder could do everything that is required to build a log home — without any special skills, tools or experience.
All if takes is the right kind of knowledge. Without the right knowledge building your own log cabin home can be extremely hard, but with the right knowledge it can actually be very straight forward and easy.
We have managed to fit everything you need to know about [url=how-build-log-cabin]how to build a log cabin[/url] into our famous 2-day log home building class. In just one weekend you can learn everything you need to know to build a log home like the countless satisfied students who have already built their own log homes from scratch.
Compare that to the average log cabin home kit, which can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to build… just because the manufacturer is the middle man with expensive equipment to mill logs into timbers. They sure couldn’t charge much for their “kit” if it was just a logging truck full of logs! So instead of buying kit log cabin homes, first consider building it yourself from scratch without a kit.
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