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Eastford

Connecticut

Traditional Home Series Materials List

Below is a comprehensive listing of materials provided with each Northeastern Log Homes Traditional Series. 
= Starter Package Materials

Floor System

Sills: 2 x 6 PTSYP (graded #1 Pressure Treated Southern Yellow Pine)
Girders: LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
Double headers: 2 x 8 or 2 x 10 spruce as required
Floor joists: 2 x 8 or 2 x 10 spruce 16” O.C. (On Center) as required
Subfloor: 3/4” T&G (Tongue & Groove) AdvanTech® 
Porch and deck floor framing: Floor joists, sills and headers — 2 x 6, 2 x 8 or 2 x 10 PTSYP
Porch and deck flooring: 5/4 x 6 radius edge PTSYP
Hardware: Floor joist hangers and metal cross bridging as required

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Walls and Gables

Wall and gable logs: Eastern White Pine, Traditional grade, milled 6 x 8 “D” shaped tongue and groove pre-cut and numbered logs with preservative treatment
Log sealants: Puttylastic caulking; foam gaskets; pre-compressed corner pads; 11” FastenMaster® LogHog screws.
Window and door jambs: Specially-milled pine with 9" screws
Log siding: Milled ship-lap log siding as needed for floor frame skirting, dormers, and shed porch gables. Eastern White Pine, preservative treated
Wall braces: 6 x 6, 6 x 8 or glulam as required with hardware
Splined Posts: Specially milled 6 x 6 as required
2 sets of construction documents
Construction Manual
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Ceilings

Ceiling joists: 2 x 8 or 2 x 10 spruce 16” O.C., with nailers
Hardware: Ceiling joist hangers; metal cross bridging
Floor: 3/4” T&G (Tongue & Groove) AdvanTech®
Beams: Spruce or glulam with hardware if required
Vaulted ceiling boards: 1” knotty pine v-match boards
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Roof System

Double plate on top of log
Rafters: 2 x 8 or 2 x 10, 16” O.C. or pre-built truss rafters with hardware, 24” O.C. as designed NOTE: We do not supply temporary or permanent bracing.
Ladder and fly rafter materials
Rafter tails: 2 x 6, 16” O.C.
Ridge beam: LVL
Ridge beam support: 6 x 6 or glulam post, ridge to post connector, sloped rafter hangers, and heel connectors
Roof sheathing: 5/8" Square Edge AdvanTech
Roof strapping: 1 x 4 spruce boards (only when supplying knotty pine v-match roof boards to cover underside of rafters)
Fascia: 1” knotty pine boards
Soffit: 1” knotty pine v-match boards
Vents: Ridge and soffit
Roof boards: 1” knotty pine v-match boards supplied to cover bottom side of roof rafters
Porch rafters: 2 x 6 or 2 x 8 as required, 16” O.C.
Porch roof sheathing: 5/8” square edge AdvanTech
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Windows and Exterior Doors

Andersen® 400 Series Low-E4 glass Tilt-Wash double-hung and casements with screens. Colors: White — Sandtone — Terratone® — Forest Green
Andersen 400 Series Frenchwood® hinged Low-E4 glass patio doors, Andersen 400 Series Frenchwood gliding Low-E4 glass patio doors complete with screens, hardware and locksets; color to match windows above
Exterior doors: 3’0”x 6’8” pre-hung Therma-Tru® Smooth-Star® fiberglass door system (no grilles)
Exterior locksets: Schlage®
Backer rod
Exterior window and door trim: Random length pine 2 x 4 radius edge
Interior window trim: From 1” knotty pine v-match boards
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Miscellaneous Materials Supplied per Plan

Basement stairs: 2 x 12 stringers and treads with 1” pine risers
Pilaster stud hardware for interior partitions
Loft stairs: 2 x 12 stringers, SYP, (Southern Yellow Pine) treads with 1” pine risers
Porch posts: 6 x 6 spruce
Dormer framing: 2 x 6, 24” O.C.
Dormer sheathing: 5/8” square edge AdvanTech®
House sill tie downs from galvanized banding
Splined posts: Specially milled 4 x 6 and 6 x 6 as required
4 x 8 ledger at open to roof areas to support rafter heel
Porch knee wall material
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Optional Materials

Floor System

Pressure-treated railings: 2 x 2, 2 x 4, and 5/4 x 6 PTSYP
Basement stair railings: 4 x 4 posts, 2 x 4 rails, vertical slats from 1” knotty pine v-match boards
 

Exterior Walls

Log siding corner projections

Interior Walls

Framing: 2 x 4 or 2 x 6 shoe, double plate, studs (24” O.C. as standard unless otherwise instructed to design 16” O.C.), blocking, headers, and fillers as necessary
Wall boards: 1” knotty pine v-match boards
Pre-hung premium 6-panel solid pine interior doors
Interior locksets: Schlage

Ceilings

Beam ceiling: 4 x 8 spruce joists, joist hangers as required and 2” v-match flooring for loft
Flat ceiling board: 1” knotty pine v-match boards
Interior railings: 4 x 4 posts, 2 x 4 rails, vertical slats from 1” knotty pine v-match boards

Roof

5” rigid roof insulation
 

Exterior Doors

Therma-Tru® Classic-Craft® pre-hung and weatherstripped
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Log Siding Garage Materials

Sills: 2 x 4 PTSYP
Wall framing: 2 x 4 framing, 24” O.C. with window and door headers as required
Wall sheathing: 1/2” square edge AdvanTech
Log siding: Milled ship-lap log siding for walls and gables, Eastern White Pine, preservative treated
Roof framing: Pre-built truss rafters with ladder and fly rafter materials and hardware NOTE: We do not supply temporary or permanent bracing.

Fascia: 1” knotty pine boards
Soffit: 1” knotty pine v-match boards
Andersen® 400 Series Low-E4 glass Tilt-Wash double-hung and casements with screens. Colors: White — Sandtone — Terratone® — Forest Green
Service door: 3’0”x 6’8” pre-hung Therma-Tru® Smooth-Star® fiberglass door system (no grilles)
Optional Materials
Log siding corner projections
Window and door grilles
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NOTE: Nominal dimensions are used in describing the above lumber sizes.

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