Summer Issue of Rustic Architecture Now Available

April 25th, 2014

Rustic Architecture Summer 14 Cover: Hybrid log and timber home

The newest issue of this digitally interactive magazine features three articles about different log and timber homes.  Swipe your way through pictures of a handcrafted log home in Idaho, a hybrid log and timber frame home built in Wisconsin or a milled log home near Washington D.C. As you read about each house, interactive features, like floor plan pop ups and videos, give insight into the home’s design. This issue also includes articles on log and timber post placement, trends in finishes and much more.

So, sit back and enjoy the newest issue of Rustic Architecture, now available on touch devices such as tablets and smart phones. Subscribe today!



Download Elegant Wood Homes

November 22nd, 2013

Log homes are not the only kind of wood home.  Expand your vision of the perfect home by reading Elegant Wood Homes digital magazine.  Designed with interactive content that you can swipe, tap and drag to learn more about topics.  This digital formatted magazine is only available on touch devices such as tablets and smart phones.  There are over 50 pages worth of content on topics ranging from Universal Design to the history of Timber Frame Raisings.  Three magnificent homes are also featured, with amazing photography.  Visit the website to learn more and download your issue today!

PrecisionCraft’s Latest Campaign: Alternate Views

November 7th, 2013

For years, PrecisionCraft’s realistic and detailed renderings have brought floor plan concepts to life for clients searching for the perfect design. While every client will resonate differently with each concept we display, we know that sometimes a plan can get overlooked simply based on perspective. As a result, we will be taking a fresh look at a few plans every month that may not have made it on your list of favorites to begin with. This month we focused on different viewpoints of three Appalachian style designs. Check out the newsletter now and see if you can recognize these plans by their alternate angles.

This is just the first installation in the Alternate Views campaign, so make sure to sign up to receive the rest of the series by email now.

Introducing Rustic Architecture Magazine

October 1st, 2013

We are very proud to introduce our new digital interactive magazine, Rustic Architecture.

In this ever-changing digital world, we wanted to get ahead of the curve and meet the growing demand for tablet-specific content. As a result, we created Rustic Architecture, one of the first in digital magazines that offers completely interactive content — from advertising to floorplan galleries to map exploration and much more!

The magazine will also feature exclusive stories and breathtaking pictures from some of our most exciting homes, as well as informative articles about design, building and energy efficiency.

For a limited time, we are offering the first issue of the magazine, which has over 50 pages of content, for only $2.99! In the next two weeks, the price will go up to its normal $3.99 per issue price. So order today:

Rustic Architecture Fall 2013 Issue Cover



Please note that this magazine is only available digitally via a tablet or smart phone.

Modifying Rustic Luxury™: The Telluride

September 12th, 2013

Browsing through PrecisionCraft’s floor plan concepts, couples will find a wide variety of style ideas; from Adirondack to French Country, handcrafted to timber frame, and sprawling log home to cozy cabin. Much like the different styles and plans, our clients also come to us from various backgrounds, each desiring unique floor plans for their lifestyle. Today we look at the Telluride, and how it was modified to fit a client’s specific project goals.

The Telluride

The Telluride concept was designed as part of PrecisionCraft’s line of Rustic Luxury™ Log Cabins. The designs within this line were created to showcase how homeowners could still achieve the creative mountain-style look they were searching for, but at a more intimate square footage.

Comprised of milled walls, large handcrafted posts, and stone, the Telluride’s western style exterior creates a rugged cabin look that is perfect for a mountain retreat. At a little over 1,500 square feet, the floor plan has two full master suites within a more intimate layout without the feeling of crowding.

The Modified Telluride

Building on a lakefront property in Montezuma, Iowa, this client worked with M.T.N Design to retain the rugged look of the Telluride’s exterior as well as the interior layout. However, they added nearly 1,000 square feet of unfinished basement to the design. When complete, the basement will hold an additional bedroom suite as well as extra communal living space for visiting guests.


To learn more about the Telluride and other cabin style plans, visit our Rustic Luxury™ Log Cabins page.