The year 2009 was one that the world stepped back to try to get its "house" in order. It has and is a "new experience" for many. Credit and investment markets had run on speculation and are now finding themselves without enough equity to stay afloat. Government spending will take generations to recapture; and any job is of value. The world is yet smaller; and there will be another 2 billion people (30% more) to feed and care for.... in just 40 short years.
In 2009, Real Log homes with their sister company, Timberpeg Post and Beam, did some reorganizing and combined the administrations and production under one roof in West Lebanon New Hampshire. A new model will be constructed utilizing both the timber frame and log materials.
Ed Schoen has been building homes since 1976 and writing about them since 1997.