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. This 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!

We now offer 2 different types of University Experiences. (**Please see specific event pages for more details on which University Course type is being offered in each Location.)

VIRTUAL University Registration includes the following:  (Offered via our Budget to Build It Workshops)

*An informative & downloadable step by step Course Outline book.

*A 2 Hour Presentation followed by a 30 Minute Q&A

*A digital sampling of our magazines 


In-Person University Registration includes the following: (Offered at our In-Person Log & Timber Home Shows)

*VIP lanyard and badge that gives you FREE admission to any of our shows forever.

*A 3 Hour Presentation followed by a Q&A

*Informative step by step Course Outline book.

*A sampling of our magazines

*Other course materials

*Snack & Beverage Service during seminar


To Purchase Tickets to the Log & Timber University Course:


(Note: Course Dates and Hours offered at each location vary. Please review the Show Event Page of interest for more details)


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:
Direct: 518-618-1195
Email: Ejohnson@loghomeshows.com