Log Addition, East Donegal Township - Lancaster County
Built in 2006, this log structure was built as an addition to the mid 19th century house. A mix of new and vintage materials were used to construct a replica of a mid 19th century story and half log house. Materials were used to construct a replica of an early nineteenth century story and a half log house. The building now consists of a large keeping room and second floor loft.
The gable end is built of real limestone to house the massive walk-in fireplace. The bake oven, based on originals, is a working oven.
Old hardware completes the period feel of the room.
Vintage oak logs were used to construct this corner posted addition. The logs were mortice and tenoned into the corner posts. Old sash glazed with wavy glass and a new chevron door complete the exterior.
Early 19th century doors are hung on strap hinges. The floors are a mix of vintage pine and poplar.
Hand planed 1" thick board walls and winder steps to the loft are features found in many early 19th century home.