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British Columbia School of Log Building / Stonehouse Woodworks

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Address :
2745 Dejordie Road, Golden BC, V0A 1H1
Phone Number :
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Handcrafted Log Homes, Historic Preservation, Log Building Schools, Restoration, Timber Frame Home Builder
Service Areas:
We build custom log homes in North America and welcome students worldwide
In Business Since:
ILBA Member For:
5-10 years

About Us

Stonehouse Woodworks, located in beautiful Golden British Columbia, Canada, builds handcrafted log and timber homes as well as restores heritage log cabins and antique timber frame buildings. Exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail are central to each of our striking custom log homes and log home restoration projects.

The British Columbia School of Log Building is a division of Stonehouse Woodworks offering quality, and comprehensive log home and timber frame building courses. Learn to build a log or timber cabin in the beautiful mountain town of Golden, British Columbia, surrounded by Canada’s striking National Parks. Our hands-on courses are taught by David Stonehouse, a specialist in the log and timber building industry. He is reputed across North America for his excellent log building and restoration techniques. Watch an intro to our courses here:



Mission Statement

The British Columbia School of Log Building is dedicated to the preservation and teaching of traditional and contemporary log building and timber framing skills. Building your own log or timber home is an unforgettable learning adventure that will withstand the test of time. Watch this short video to get an idea about our courses 

At Stonehouse Woodworks, exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail are central to each of our striking custom log and timber homes and log home restoration projects.


Brands & Products


British Columbia School of Log Building
Stonehouse Woodworks Inc

Past Projects

At the BC School of Log Building, we offer on-site and online log building courses. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @bclogschool to get regular news about our courses, new offerings, and opportunity to learn and build with us in Golden BC. If you sign up for our newsletter on our website, you will be the first to receive information about courses, dates, and prices.


Build a Dovetail Log Building - Online Course
Log Talk with Dave
Heritage Log House Restoration
Saddle Notch, Full Scribe Courses
Dovetail Log Cabin Anatomy
Hand Hewn Face Treatment
Post and Beam Features
Post and Beam Dream
Hybrid Log Home

Current Projects

Build a Dovetail Log Building – Online Course

We’ve taken our popular 2 week Build a Dovetail Log Building Course online! In 25 detailed modules, you will learn all the techniques and knowledge necessary to build a dovetail log cabin in your ideal location and on your own schedule. With this online program, you are purchasing:

  • Professionally produced, clear video demonstrations
  • Comprehensive step-by-step written instructions with over 240 photos and diagrams
  • Our repeatable 10 Steps to Laying a Dovetail Log guide
  • A detailed Log-by-Log Graphics Package for our 16′ x 20′ Willowbank Course Cabin
  • A complete set of log shell building plans
  • A sawmill materials cut list with an accompanying explanation of how to produce your own

Let the sawdust fly!

Watch an introductory video to this complete program


Complete Online Log Building Program


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Canada’s Log and Wood Home Store is pleased to offer up to 15% off of log and timber supplies to ILBA members. Please contact to get your discount codes and get set up for this program. You can also call us at 1-844-714-8187

**Discounts available on almost all products except power tools and siding.

Please contact Charis Babcock - or Christian Ethridge - - and reference the ILBA Members discount.

ILBA members to receive a 5% product rebate for stain purchased from Jan to December in any given year.  The rebate will be applied to a members account in January the year following and they can use any time in that 12-month period. Contact Mark Dunn @ for more details.

ILBA members to receive a one hour virtual consultation. Picture or video analysis along with voice or video chat.  Consultation will address questions, concerns or maintenance. Contact Nate @ for more detail.

Please email Patrick at or call 1-425-952-2061 and mention the ILBA Members discount.  Shipping is not included. Available in continental USA and Canada.

Log Home Home Store is pleased to offer 10% off of log and timber supplies to ILBA members. Please contact Scotty at to get full details, get your discount codes and get set up for this program. You can also call us at 1-800-827-1688


Club 1986 – communication to members

Introducing Sansin’s Club 1986 Loyalty Program

The Sansin Corporation is pleased to announce Club 1986, an exclusive loyalty program
available to members of the International Log Builders Association (ILBA). Club 1986 is
designed to bring log home builders, timber framers and Sansin coating experts together
to ensure your projects receive the best wood coating protection.

What is Club 1986?

Club 1986 – named for the year Sansin was founded – is a prestigious loyalty program
designed to support your wood building with durable, sustainable, and beautiful wood coatings
from participating dealer locations. Club 1986 is available to members in good
standing of ILBA. The card entitles you to a discount at your local participating Sansin registered dealer.
No matter where you build, you can meet a certified Club 1986 Sansin dealer and receive your
Club 1986 professional coating expertise and service.

How Do I Apply?

Attendees of the ILBA Annual Conference can apply for their personalized Club 1986 at the Sansin booth.
Upon approval, you will receive your Club 1986 card by mail. Club 1986 cards will expire annually
on December 31. You can apply to participate in Club 1986 here:
Sansin will review your Club 1986 membership application within 30 days of application. You will
then be connected to a participating Sansin registered dealer to service your wood coating

If you have any questions about Club 1986, please contact us at
Club 1986 will aid relationship building within the log and timber industry and provide cost
effective way for you to purchase high-performing, durable and beautiful wood protection
products from our extensive dealer network.