Log Cabins

Fitzgerald's Heavy Timber Construction builds new hand finished log cabins, authentic in every detail.  Our skilled craftsmen produce hand-finished logs and timbers using exactly the same tools and techniques as were used by the original artisans.

We are also log home restoration specialists, experienced in reversing the ravages of time and neglect on existing historic log structures. 


Related Projects

A Cozy Log Home

A Cozy Log Home

Emmitsburg
Maryland

This two-floor log home had been in active habitation for generations but modernizations and repairs after a fire had robbed it of much of its beauty and charm.  We performed extensive log repairs and rechinked the interior of the building, but sealed and insulated the structure with Icynene foam before...

Catoctin Mountain Cabin

Catoctin Mountain Cabin

Wolfsville
Maryland

This log house was in a dire state of repair and had even been partially disassembled for removal when we were contacted to save it. The roof had been replaced, which saved it from complete collapse, but several critical logs were rotten, the chinking was almost gone, and nearly all...

New Log Cabin

New Log Cabin

Montgomery County
Maryland

A newly constructed log cabin, as seen in the photo above. The detailing and use of materials is such that even the experts have taken it for historic work at first glance. Project located in Montgomery County, Maryland. 

Log Cabin, Mount St. Mary's University

Log Cabin, Mount St. Mary's University

Emmitsburg, Frederick County
Maryland

This cabin, located on the grounds of Mount Saint Mary's University in Emmitsburg, MD, is most famous for being home, in the early 1820s, to young John Hughes, a recent immigrant from Ireland who worked his way through school as a gardener, tutor, and prefect, and who went on to...

Log Cabin Restoration

Log Cabin Restoration

Frederick County
Maryland

Known as the "Dr. Huemrick Cabin" this building is situated just north of Thurmont, MD. Originally constructed as a one-story log cabin in the early 19th century, it was expanded around 1900 with a framed addition and second floor. In the early 1990s, FHTC performed a major overhaul of the building, including replacing 14 logs,...

Log and Frame Farm House Restoration

Log and Frame Farm House Restoration

Clarksburg
Maryland

The work on this project consisted of selective demolition and stabilization of a circa 1790s “Tidewater” cabin with a Greek Revival addition. Work was done in accordance with Maryland State Historic Preservation Commission guidelines. When completed, the building is to be used as office space for the Montgomery County School...