Some more shots of the recent remodel project.

Log home renovations
This is the lakeside exterior of the cabin before we started. The dormer on the far end is just on the outside and does not offer any interior space.  


Renovation of old log kit home by
As we can see here on the interior… the exterior dormer does not show through. Back there to the right side is where the new master bedroom will be.  
Loft space before added dormer
Another look at the area before the dormer.

Renovation "after" picture, new "doghouse" dormers
After the remodel the exterior of the roof looks quite different. We have added two small dormers for light over the living room area and that larger dormer that opens up to the interior now to offer room for the master bedroom. We have also added thickness to the roof for additional insulation value.

Interior bedroom, view of lake, added dormer by
Here is the interior of that larger dormer, the bedroom, with a nice view of the lake. It is a low vaulted ceiling to be sure, we had to conform to height restrictions because of zoning regulations, but it is adequate for a cozy master bedroom at the lake cabin.

Specail doorway needed for low dormer ceiling by
The door to the master bedroom had to be custom made with that “clipped” corner in order to be able to open into the low ceiling planes.
Added light coming through added dormers after renovation by
The two smaller dormers add a great amount of light to the living room area and offer considerable charm over other lighting options like skylights.


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