The tools one acquires are usually a direct response to the work being contemplated. After all, the work is completely dependent on the tools being used, from stone and bone to copper and steel to CNC machines.

These workshops will begin with each participant having a very basic tool set that is common to the building trades, with the addition of a few specialized tools related to building with logs.

The following short list of manufacturers and suppliers will help you to research and explore the many options available for any given tool. You may also have good luck visiting your local antique mall or neighborhood trading post.

The Log Home Store

Schroeder Log Home Supply

Magard Ventures Ltd

Lee Valley Tools

The Hammer Source

Kingsbridge Supply