Wood is a
natural choice for home construction. It is beautiful, affordable,
warm, versatile and energy-efficient. Jim Barna Log and Timber Homes
offers homebuilders a wide selection of log species proven to be great
performers. We select, shape and fit only premium logs to ensure that
we maintain the size and conformity of the log. This way, you get a
house you'll be proud to call home, and we can take pride in your home
wearing the Jim Barna Log and Timber Homes name. We recommend the
is a short-leaf,
slow-growing tree that produces a dense log with a strong grain structure.
It is remarkable for its high-tensile strength. It is considered one
of the most structurally sound wood choices, and it is the most popular
species used in Jim Barna Log and Timber homes.
White Pine is known for its distinctive light color and medium-coarse texture,
and it has a tighter, less prominent grain than Yellow Pine. Being
lighter in weight, it is ideal for lateral applications.
Aesthetically, White Pine is chosen for its light color and because it has
fewer knots. Jim Barna Log and Timber homes offers premium White Pine
for a variety of applications.
Hemlock is a unique choice with a fairly uneven grain structure
that adds a particular aesthetic to the style of the home. This
moderately hard wood is also relatively light in weight. Hemlock is
available in limited log sizes and profiles.
Cedar, with its characteristic light cedar scent and warm
reddish hue, creates homes of distinction. Naturally resistant to
disease and insects, it is relatively soft and light in weight.
Western Red Cedar is typically used in lateral applications and cannot be