American Log Homes, by Arthur Thiede and Cindy Teipner.
Rodale Press, Emmaus, Penn. 1986. 192 pages. $24.95 hardcover.
by Paul Hanke
I recently worked on a design for an
Adirondack home that will be
reminiscent of the rustic camps that
gave that area much of its character.
So I was definitely interested when
American Log Homes arrived for
Arthur Thiede and Cindy Teipner
toured the U.S. seeking both old and
new examples of log building. What
they found ranged from a U.S. Park
Service replica of Abraham Lincoln's
humble boyhood home in Indiana to
the opulent "Empire Mansion" in
Denver, Colorado. The book includes
examples from many states-from
Montana to Virginia to Idaho and
Nevada and, of course,