This third book by popular log-home authors Cindy Thiede and Arthur Thiede brings the scale of log homes back to practical reality. Included are chapters on owner-built homes, recycled log homes, and historical restorations. A chapter on details gives some stunning examples of personal touches that make a home stand out. In addition, log builder Arthur Thiede leads us through the steps of constructing a small log building. Filled with exceptional color photographs of log homes that reflect the personalities and lifestyles of their owners, HANDS-ON LOG HOMES tells of real people with extraordinary stories of determination and purpose.