DOCUMENTS

ILBA is very pleased to have the opportunity to share these documents. Thank you to all of our valued members for their continued support!

LATERAL LOADS ON WALLS

An article by Tom Hahney from Log Building News #32

LATERAL RESISTANCE OF HANDCRAFTED LOG WALLS

A 33-page report of research published by Forintek Canada.This research was done at the request of the ILBA. Log walls and log corners were built and tested to the point of destruction in the laboratory.

GREEN BY NATURE

Top Reasons Why Log Homes are Great

HURRICANES, FLOODS, AND LOG HOMES

Courtesy of Perma-Chink

GLOSSARY OF LOG BUILDING TERMS

CAMO YOUR CRACKS!

By Robert G. Kenel, Sashco, Inc.

FIRE RESISTANCE OF LOG HOMES

A free reprint from our newsletter LBN #35

PROTECTING AND FINISHING LOG BUILDINGS

A wood protection fact sheet

SPIRAL GRAIN - THE INSIDE STORY

Spiral grain is a natural condition of most
of the trees that we use for our log
homes - By Robert Chambers

THE ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF LOG HOMES

Pending