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Experienced East Tennessee workforce is talented and dedicated with over 500 years of combined experience in the log home/timber frame home business.  
In business since 1971 building homes for over 4000 customers nationwide.
Owning a sawmill allows for tremendous flexibility with timber sizes and lengths and exceptional quality control. White Pine and White Oak trees are native to the region. Long lengths up to 42 feet and/or diameters up to 30 inches available.
Purchasing and managing timber boundaries controls raw material cost and inventory.  
All timbers are graded and stamped in accordance with Timber Products Inspection, Inc. which ensures our clients of the best quality material available.
Multiple squared and dovetailed log wall profiles including:
  6x12 traditional system with half dovetail design.
  6x12 and 6x14 system with European dovetail design.  
  6x14 TimberWright® system with hand carved, natural look contour in the chinking space.   European or V-Notch corner joinery.
  6" and 8" thick hand-crafted Bob Timberlake system with large logs ranging from 12 to 24 inches wide with naturally contoured edges
  Multiple highly improved round log systems, including our flagship FullScribe system  
  8x16 full compound dovetail with 3 inch chink space.
Architectural design staff features over100 years of experience designing and building log and timber frame homes.
Over 100 standard log plans and 50 timber frame plans developed and available. Get More Info.
Standard blueprint services include cross sections, floor plans, foundation plans, four elevations, and additional details for most permit and construction requirements.  
CAD software offers the latest in 3D modeling so complex designs can be viewed in three dimensions prior to manufacturing.
SBCCI code approved log system engineered for 110 mph (176 km/hr) wind load and seismic zone 3. Higher wind and seismic zone engineering available.
Timber frame system engineered and manufactured in conformance to the National Design Specifications for Wood Construction and Supplement 1991 edition.  
Model Energy Code approved building systems.  
International Residential Code (IRC) approved building systems.  
Japanese National Building Code approved building systems.  
Engineering review and stamps available in most all states.  
Construction manual(s) to assist the builder with the finish details of construction.  
Nationwide erection service provided by certified Hearthstone erection crews.  
Access to additional construction services such as chinking, staining, roofing, etc. available in many areas of the country.  
Experienced Technicians available worldwide to travel and work alongside your own builder or crew during any phase of construction.  
Hearthstone Estimating System provides clear and concise specifications and detailed Proposals.  
Confirmation schedule adjusts for change orders and provides customers with exact costs and specifications prior to scheduling a firm delivery date.  
Company owned trucks and employee drivers with over 70 years combined experience delivering materials to the most remote of job sites.  
Each load is securely banded, wrapped and/or tarped for protection during shipment.  
Experienced export service available using vendor from Knoxville, TN.  
Oversized and beautiful 2 ¼ inch thick and hand-crafted Heart Pine entry doors available.
Delivery of commonly available construction materials managed from locally available sources to avoid unnecessary loads of freight from East Tennessee.  
Off-loading and delivery of materials to site included with erection service.  
Logs rest on foundation walls in many instances. This provides a more aesthetically pleasing transition from foundation to log wall and reduces cost associated with covering up the sub-floor and accessing electrical wiring.
8'-10" First floor ceiling heights standard..  
Precut rough openings per plan as approved by client.  
Pre-drilled wiring holes and easy electrical access in all log system(s) will reduce finishing labor cost and allow for changes after system is erected.
Shrinkage and settling engineered into every log system including:
  Window, door and fireplace openings designed with adjustable jamb system.
  Interior and exterior posts designed with adjustable jacks to allow for settlement of walls.  
  Throughbolts, nuts, washers and compression springs used in log construction to tighten walls during erection and long after settling begins.
  Chink space rigid spline material and load bearing blocks designed to keep system air tight as log walls shrink and settle.  
Porch material precut with birds mouth rafters and mortise and tenon joinery.  
Gable dormer valley and jack rafters precut with precision.  
Hip roof and valley rafters designed and precut with precision.
Shed dormer walls pre-built by factory.  
Second floor heavy timber log stair system and banister posts precut and provided.  
Precut fireplace mantels and brackets provided with all log homes.  
Chink space cavity is insulated up to R-24 for increased efficiency.  
Chink space construction allows for future access and ease of replacement/repair if necessary many years down the road.  
Chinking material easily maintained and available in six colors.
Standard built up roof system provides R-38 insulation for increased efficiency and lower utility bills.  
Premium grade "V-edged" 2x6 spruce tongue and groove provided for second floor systems, main roof decking and porch roofs. The beauty, color, tightness of knots and ease of installation all complement the heavy timber construction.  
Specialty and common materials designed to complement system.  
Multiple timber finishes available including:
  Hand Hewn  
  Planed and Chamfered  
Experienced Customer Service and Direct Sales personnel to answer your questions and respond to your needs.  
Sales professionally serviced by experienced staff and extensive network of Distributors nationwide.  
Toll free numbers 24 hours a day for a prompt reply to your sales/service needs.  
Internet website, e-mail, and voice mail used to update and communicate with customers and Independent Representatives. Email
Dandridge factory tours encouraged with customers, architects and builders to define options and review products and services.  
Money back guarantee since 1987 unmatched by anyone in the world. Guarantee Q&A
Lifetime structural warranty.  
Hearthstone offers Elk Shingles - a 50-year high-definition shingle that offers all of the aesthetic benefits of a wood shake, with none of the problems associated with wood shingles.

Hearthstone is a member of the following organizations:

Log Homes Council

National Association of Home Builders

Timber Frame Business Council

Timber Framer's Guild