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Log Species


Jim Barna Log & Timber Homes offers a wide selection of log species proven to be great performers.


Eastern White Pine is known for its great insulation values, medium-coarse texture, and its tight, prominent grain. White Pine is often chosen for its light color and because it has fewer knots than other pine species. Being lighter in weight, it is also easier to handle during the construction process. We offer premium White Pine for a variety of applications. It is the most popular wood species produced at Jim Barna Log and Timber Homes.


We also offer Southern Yellow Pine, Western Red Cedar, Hemlock.


Log Profiles


Jim Barna Log & Timber Homes’ complete selection of log species and profiles allow our customers maximum design flexibility.

Our premium graded log systems are first expertly kiln dried to remove moisture and stabilize the logs. They are then finish-milled to exact tolerances. In the final step, the logs are pre-cut and pre-drilled for ease of construction. Jim Barna customers can choose from any of the most popular log styles and profiles on the market today.


                                   Round Log System

                                   Available in 6½", 8", 9" and 10", 12" diameters. This system offers the beauty of the round log                                          profile inside and outside. This log system offers saddle notch corners but it is also available                                          with dove-tail corners.




                                   D-Log System

                                   Available in 8”, 9”, 10”, 12”. The Round outside and flat inside, offers a bit more conventional                                            interior look.





                                   Square Log System

                                   Available in 6 x 12 or 8 x 12 or 9x12 as well as 10x12 size with Appalachian dove-tail corners as                                    well as European dove-tail corners. Planed, machine-hewn and hand-hewn finishes, as well as                                      Chink-groove or V-groove or Rustic-groove options.




                                   Half Log System

                                   Available in all log profiles offered by Jim Barna Log & Timber Homes, with or without full log                                        corners. It is popular for new residential or commercial projects especially in areas with stricter                                    building regulations. You can also convert a frame home into a log over frame system!




                                   Hi Stack Log System

                                   Round outside and flat inside similarly to the standard D shape logs but taller and thinner.








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