Shell Package

A shell package is everything you need to erect a weather-tight log home. The list below details what is included in a shell package.(1)

Log Wall System:

Logs - 8" x 6",Hand Drawshaved, D-Profile, Northern White Cedar logs, naturally air-dryed 1 yr, Tounge & V-Groove system, pre-cut, lettered and numbered. (2)
Assembly Prints - Easy-to-Read log assembly instructions w/ complete list of materials.
Windows - PELLA Architect series Tilt/Wash or Casements, available in Hartford Green and Brown, w/ wood grills and screens. VELUX ventilating Skylights with flashing and headers.
Exterior Doors - Therma-Tru Steel Insulated Premium Series w/ lock set, Therma-Tru Fiber Clasic insulated w/ lock set. PELLA patio and french doors w/ lock set, screen, and wood grills.
• Foam Gasket - Premium All-Weather gasket.
• Caulking - Premium log wall caulking.
• Screws - 9" log wall assembly screws.
• Spline - 3/4" Cedar for joining all window/ door openings, and log-end joints.
Framing Stock - Pre-cut for assembly around doors and windows.
• Exterior Trim - 1" rough cedar board & batten or tongue & V-groove (for gable ends)
• Miscellaneous - Sill Seal, Nails, and Shim Shingles.

First Floor System:

• Main Carrying Beam - 2" x 10" w/ adhesive
Posts - 6" x 6" s4s
• Floor Joists - 2" x 10" Spruce 16" O.C.
• Box Sill - 2" x 10" Spruce
• Bridging - Speed Bridging
• Joist Hangers - 2" x 10"
• Sub Floor - 3/4" OSB Tongue & Groove w/ adheaive

Second Floor System:

• Carrying Beams - 8" x 12" s3s
• Floor Joists - 4" x 8", s3s or full log, 36" O.C.
• Carrying Beams Posts - 8" x 8", s4s or full log, cedar

Roof System:

• Rafters - 2" x 10" Spruce 2' O.C.
• Truss Rafters - 2' O.C.
• Fly Rafters - 2" x 10" s3s
• Ridge Beam - 2" x 10" Spruce
• Rafter Ties - 2" x 6" Spruce
• Sheathing - 5/8" CDX Plywood
• Roofing Paper - Tri-Flex, Ice & Water Shield for valleys
• Shingles - Cambridge 30 Yr. Warranty (Steel Optional)
• Drip-Edge - 8" standard
• Soffit Vent - 2" standard
• Ridge Vent - Rolled Ridge Vent
• Gable Overhang - 1" TVG Cedar

Dormer Systems:

• Framing - 2" x 6" Spruce or Cedar Log
• Sheathing - 1/2" CDX Plywood (Walls), 3/8" OSB (Roof)
• House Wrap - Typar
• Siding - 1" Board & Batten, 1" Tongue & V-Groove, or Log Sidding
• Dormer Roof System - Rafters, Sheathing, Roofing Paper, Shingles/Steel, and Drip-Edge included.

Porch & Deck Systems:

• Log Sills & Beams - Cedar s3s
• Floor Joists - 2" x 6" Cedar 2' O.C.
• Decking - 5/4" Eased-Edge Cedar
• Posts - 6" x 8", s3s or full-log, Cedar
• Rafters - 4" x 6", s3s or full-log, Spruce or Fir
• Roof Sheathing - 1" TVG Cedar
• Ceiling - 1" x 4" TVG Cedar
• Porch Roof System - Shingles/Steel, Roofing Paper, and Drip-Edge included.

Complete Package

A complete package is everything in the shell package plus interior materials. The list below details what is included in a complete package. (1)

Log Wall System:

Logs - 8" x 6",Hand Drawshaved, D-Profile, Northern White Cedar logs, naturally air-dryed 1 yr, Tounge & V-Groove system, pre-cut, lettered and numbered. (2)
Assembly Prints - Easy-to-Read log assembly instructions w/ complete list of materials.
Windows - PELLA Architect series Tilt/Wash or Casements, available in Hartford Green and Brown, w/ wood grills and screens. VELUX ventilating Skylights with flashing and headers.
Exterior Doors - Therma-Tru Steel Insulated Premium Series w/ lock set, Therma-Tru Fiber Clasic insulated w/ lock set. PELLA patio and french doors w/ lock set, screen, and wood grills.
• Foam Gasket - Premium All-Weather gasket.
• Caulking - Premium log wall caulking.
• Screws - 9" log wall assembly screws.
• Spline - 3/4" Cedar for joining all window/ door openings, and log-end joints.
Framing Stock - Pre-cut for assembly around doors and windows.
• Exterior Trim - 1" rough cedar board & batten or tongue & V-groove (for gable ends)
• Miscellaneous - Sill Seal, Nails, and Shim Shingles.

First Floor System:

• Main Carrying Beam - 2" x 10" w/ adhesive
Posts - 6" x 6" s4s
• Floor Joists - 2" x 10" Spruce 16" O.C.
• Box Sill - 2" x 10" Spruce
• Bridging - Speed Bridging
• Joist Hangers - 2" x 10"
• Sub Floor - 3/4" OSB Tongue & Groove w/ adheaive

Second Floor System:

• Carrying Beams - 8" x 12" s3s
• Floor Joists - 4" x 8", s3s or full log, 36" O.C.
• Carrying Beams Posts - 8" x 8", s4s or full log, cedar

Roof System:

• Rafters - 2" x 10" Spruce 2' O.C.
• Truss Rafters - 2' O.C.
• Fly Rafters - 2" x 10" s3s
• Ridge Beam - 2" x 10" Spruce
• Rafter Ties - 2" x 6" Spruce
• Sheathing - 5/8" CDX Plywood
• Roofing Paper - Tri-Flex, Ice & Water Shield for valleys
• Shingles - Cambridge 30 Yr. Warranty (Steel Optional)
• Drip-Edge - 8" standard
• Soffit Vent - 2" standard
• Ridge Vent - Rolled Ridge Vent
• Gable Overhang - 1" TVG Cedar

Dormer Systems:

• Framing - 2" x 6" Spruce or Cedar Log
• Sheathing - 1/2" CDX Plywood (Walls), 3/8" OSB (Roof)
• House Wrap - Typar
• Siding - 1" Board & Batten, 1" Tongue & V-Groove, or Log Sidding
• Dormer Roof System - Rafters, Sheathing, Roofing Paper, Shingles/Steel, and Drip-Edge included.

Porch & Deck Systems:

• Log Sills & Beams - Cedar s3s
• Floor Joists - 2" x 6" Cedar 2' O.C.
• Decking - 5/4" Eased-Edge Cedar
• Posts - 6" x 8", s3s or full-log, Cedar
• Rafters - 4" x 6", s3s or full-log, Spruce or Fir
• Roof Sheathing - 1" TVG Cedar
• Ceiling - 1" x 4" TVG Cedar
• Porch Roof System - Shingles/Steel, Roofing Paper, and Drip-Edge included.

Interior Materials:

Partition Stock - 2" x 4"'s and 2" x 6"'s, Spruce
• Walls & Ceilings - 1" x 4", 1" x 5", or 1" x 6" TVG Cedar
• Interior Doors - Pine Panel, pre-hung, w/ passage set
• Door & Window Casings - 1" x4" & 1" x 6" Sq-Edge Cedar
• Flooring (2nd Floor) - 1 1/2" TVG Pine
• Stair Systems - 2" x 12" Spruce Stringers, 2" x 10" Pine Treads, 1" x 8" Pine Risers
• Insulation - 9" Fiberglass and 1" Thermax in Rafters w/ Proper Vent, 12" Fiberglass and 1/2" Thermax in ceilings.

NOTE:

1. These lists may differ for some designs.
2. Log Options:
• 8" x 6" - Drawshaved - D-shape - Cedar
• 8" x 6" - Milled - D-shape - Cedar
• 8" x 6" - Milled - D-shape - Pine
• 7" x 5" - Drawshaved - D-shape - Cedar
• 7" x 5" - Milled - D-shape - Cedar
• 7" x 5" - Milled - Round-shape - Cedar
3. We can customize, modify, or combine elements of these packages.