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Backwoods Log Homes

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2311 80th St, New Richmond, WI 54017
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Handcrafted Log Homes
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In Business Since:
ILBA Member For:
2-5 years

About Us

Backwoods Log Homes is a family owned company. All the work is done by a small group of skilled craftsman who are passionate about their work. At our company, we pride ourselves on listening and responding to the needs and wants of our clients.

We are “hands-on” owners who oversee and work on each individual home.

Current Projects

School of Log Home Building – September 23-29, 2023

Short Course – “An Introduction to Log Building Skills” with Robert Chambers

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The objective  of the School of Log Building is to introduce students to the step-by-step basics of building a full-scribe handcrafted log home.

Upon completion of this initial class, students will have learned how to select, scribe and cut logs for a small log home.

The project will be a 20’x20′ cabin. Classes will be a combination of hands-on work and classroom time.

Chainsaw maintenance, sharpening, operation and safety
Foundation basic types and procedures
Log peeling with a draw knife
Log flattening and slabbing
Log selection
Scribing, cutting, notching, and fitting procedures
Marking and cutting openings for windows and doors
Final day celebration

Career Opportunities


We are hiring experienced full-time log builders

We are seeking reliable, experienced log builders to help on current log home projects at our log yard in New Richmond, Wisconsin.

This position is based on candidate’s skill level and available work.

Framing experience is a positive.

Some travel may be required.

Competitive pay.

New Richmond is a small community located in NW Wisconsin approximately 45 minutes from Minneapolis MN.

Please contact Aaron at 612-508-3048 or email backwoodsloghomes@yahoo.com


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