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There are a couple of excellent resources. They are:
1) Building with Logs by B. Allan Mackie
2) 2 article in Canadian Log House
    Roof Support Systems by B.Allen Mackie & Norman Reid
Canadian Log House Spring of 1976 & Spring 1977.

Address is:
Canadian Log House
Box 1205
Prince George, British Columbia
V2L 4V3
Allan Mackie's book is quite well known & readily available in most book
stores. One source is Crown Publications in Victoria at (250) 386-4636 or
fax (250) 386-0221
The two articles may be obtained directly from B. Allan Mackie in Prince
George or through a library loan.
If you have difficulty getting these article send me a fax & I can fax my
copy although it has deteriorated with age. These two articles are

Gerry Buydens, P.Eng

-----Original Message-----
From: Engr. Rios Prado <rios(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint(--nospam--at) <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Date: August 29, 1999 2:34 AM
Subject: inquiry

>I would like to ask everybody here if they have a file on log homes, even
>the oldest or ugliest, of your log home plans and specifications, its
>structural design, connections, installations, electrical, plumbing,
>lighting, etc.   I would like to know some knowledge from reputable
>companies and apply it here in my country. I hope that every company having
>this kind of work will be generous enough to empart me some of their
>knowlegde in their log homes.  I'll appreciate it very much.
>Visit Engr. Rios L. Prado's Homepage @