Log & Timber University

lt-university-transparentIf you’re serious about building a log, timber frame, hybrid or custom wood home, the Log and Timber University course is a must for you. Your investment will pay off by helping you make good decisions along your path toward building your dream home. Knowledge is Power, and you need this knowledge to help you get on the right track, and stay on course throughout your project!

Our University course presenters have decades of experience in custom home design, planning and construction. And they can offer you UNBIASED guidance to help you build your dream home. In addition, the course draws upon over 50 years of knowledge contained in the pages of Log Home Living, Cabin Living and Timber Home Living Magazines as well as the Log and Timber Home Institute.

The Log and Timber Home University is the hands-down choice when you’re ready for a graduate’s degree in building your Log or Timber Frame home. The in-depth half-day course provides detailed, step-by-step instructions to save thousands, avoid pitfalls and correctly budget, plan and build your dream home. Attend The Log and Timber Home University and graduate with the knowledge that you need to confidently build your own custom wood home!

University Registration includes the following:
*VIP lanyard and badge that gives you FREE admission to any of our shows forever.
*Informative step by step Course Outline book.
*A sampling of our magazines
*Other course materials
*Snack & Beverage Service during seminar
*Log and Timber Home University Courses are generally held from 9AM – 1PM on Saturdays. In certain markets, we will offer a Friday option from 1pm-5pm. NOTE: PLEASE CHECK THE EVENT PAGE OF YOUR DESIRED UNIVERSITY LOCATION FOR MORE DETAILS ON UNIVERSITY COURSE DATES & TIMES.


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Upcoming University Courses


Denver, CO September 27-28, 2019 University Dates ONLY
Sturbridge, MA October 5, 2019 University Dates ONLY
Lexington, KY October 12, 2019 University Dates ONLY
Chantilly, VA October 26, 2019 University Dates ONLY
Asheville, NC November 1-2, 2019 University Dates ONLY
Seven Springs, PA November 16, 2019 University Dates ONLY
Allentown, PA January 4, 2020 University Dates ONLY
Nashville, TN January 11, 2020 University Dates ONLY
Columbus, OH January 24-25, 2020 University Dates ONLY
Kansas City, MO February 22, 2020 University Dates ONLY
Burlington, VT February 29, 2020 University Dates ONLY
Atlanta, GA March 7, 2020 University Dates ONLY
Minneapolis, MN March 14, 2020 University Dates ONLY
Roanoke, VA April 4, 2020 University Dates ONLY
Lake George, NY May 2, 2020 University Dates ONLY

Please Note: All of these University Seminars are held in conjunction with a Log and Timber Home Show. University registrants receive free admission to any of our shows for life.


Our University Course Topics include but are not limited to:

*Log & Timber Industry Basics

*What Are Your Log or Timber Choices?

*The Decision Sequence

*Wood Lessons

*Choosing a Log Home Producer

*Settlement Strategy

*Deciding on a Timber Home Producer

*Timber Terminology

*What Tools Will You or Your Builder Need?

*Choosing Subcontractors

*Design Tips

*Help from ENERGY STAR

*Questions to Ask Before You Buy Land

*How Construction Loans Differ from Mortgage Loans


The presentation also includes a question and answer session with our professors and numerous images from the pages of our magazines to inspire your own design. If you have additional questions, please contact us at:
(931) 596-2992

Attn: Samantha Watters
The Log & Timber Home Shows
5720 Flatiron Parkway, Boulder, CO 80301