What kind of log house corners (corner connection) to choose?
All forms of handmade production had undergone many levels of development and improvement, starting with pimpliest up to the most technically advanced that could save log house from wind and moisture, making it more durable. Let us focus on the hand-carved basis.
a — Russian style:
Could be the easiest way of wood cutting process. But this simplicity may cause difficulties later because of the wind in corner connections. We are trying to use this kind of carving only for garden furniture and any other furniture.
b — Canadian style:
Differs from the Russian style in type of form, it has semicircular shape and looks like a trapeze. Canadian style is known for its durability and thermal characteristics which directly depend on the shape of the log cut. The log is left in a wedge-shaped section of the pin, which is mounted below a stationary beam. With such kind of installation, it ensures tight connection. Such shape is not for beauty or simplicity purposes, this is the best solution for log house to settle. It helps to maintain close connection, which guarantees warmth in the house and protects from drafts and moisture.
c — Norwegian style:
Unlike the Canadian style, Norwegian cutting style implies oval cutting, which is made by a coronation diametrically opposed to the longitudinal direction of the wood. There are no others technological differences. Those customers who likes smooth walls, prefer Norwegian log cutting style. Due to its shape log house offers more space and looks cosy and attractive.