THE LOG & TIMBER SPECIALISTS

A Passion for Log and Timber Joinery

PRODUCTS, promises & warranties


We believe that a successful building is one you can afford and that meets the needs of your family and personal  lifestyle. At Nicola LogWorks we are committed to quality construction and thorough planning. We strongly encourage our customers to create a design/build team consisting of engineer, designer, log builder/timber framer and general contractor whose purpose is to interpret your concepts, trouble shoot problems and offer solutions in order to deliver the best possible product in as streamlined a process as possiible.
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OUR COMMITTMENT TO OUR CUSTOMERS: The Log Builders

  • You will never be treated as a commodity at Nicola LogWorks; We take an active interest in your individual needs, wishes and realities.
  • We will never tell you what you want to hear in order to make a sale.
  • Most people do not have unlimited resources - we offer realistic assessment of your plans, your site and local conditions. We will access your total budget (not just what you intend to spend on your log home package), and tell you if your budget is realistic.
  • You can expect innovative and achievable ideas and solutions to correspond with your unique circumstances; land, access, local building code and personal tastes.

All of our residential log homes and timber frame structures carry a limited life-long warranty on the log and timber members of the structure.


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Design is a process of compromise
We express ourselves through both a mastery of traditional joinery, and by utilizing leading edge technology. Getting the job done may mean involve using a full CNC facilty, hand cutting or a combination of both. Each project is unique and we take into consideration not only our part of a project, but how our product and services.
What you can expect:


Our Log and Timber Production Capabilities Include:


Log Homes & Timber Structures -
Hand-Cut and CNC Timber Frame.
Hand-Crafted Log Joinery (Piece-en-Piece, Dovetail. Post & Beam, Scribed).
Timber Stairs/ Spiral Stairs
Architectural Details and Timber or Log Components (trusses, posts, decorative assemblies, and other custom joinery)
Engineered Wood: lathing, cutting, connections and joinery

Our Heavy Timber Services (Commercial) Include:

round and square
Installation services of Engineered Wood Products including:
  • CLT (Cross Laminated Timber)
Glu-Lam, Para-lam etc...
Custom log and timber joinery
Sequence and crane planning strategy
Communication, 3D modeling (trouble shooting) and pre-planning
Design-Build Consultation
Rigging and Lifting Strategy

Our areas of unique production expertise include:



Curved Structural Laminations (curved laminations maintaining the appearance of original timber).
Capacity for lathing large log components up to a diameter of 42” and length of 58’.

We specialize in:




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  • Problem-Solving;we view challenges and problems as opportunity to discover creative (and structural) solutions.
  • Extensive Consultation with Architect/Designer, Engineer and Customer
  • Steel and steel design for both decorative and structural connections.
  • Hidden bolting and connection solutions for seismic zones.
  • Dovetail and Post and Beam Log Cosntruction


We are Passionate about:


  • Mixing Round with Square
  • Communication and Design/Build Teams
  • Offering structural solutions to creative inspiration
  • Cooperative Ventures and Creative Synergy – we delight in bringing the talents of our colleagues to a project if the total will exceed the sum of the parts.
  • Life-long Learning


Additional Services and Knowledge Base:


3 D Modeling and development of working drawings, Timber Specialist Engineers and LEEDS Experience

Dove tail Log Homes at Nicola LogWorks            Post and Beam Log Homes at Nicola LogWorks             Timber Frame Homes at Nicola LogWorks            Custom log and timber outbuildings            Log Stairs at Nicola LogWorks            Scribed Log Homes at Nicola LogWorks

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Testimonials

Your structure has put the others in our subdivision to shame.

The Golden Ski Cabin

Your structure has put the others in our subdivision to shame.

You were dedicated to our project, patient with our many questions, responsive to all of our emails, highly knowledgeable and, best of all, fun to work with!

Homage to the Ponderosa

You were dedicated to our project, patient with our many questions, responsive to all of our emails, highly knowledgeable and, best of all, fun to work with!

John Boys brought a solutions oriented approach to the prjoect which was carried out flawlessly

UBC Okanagan Health and Wellness Centre

John Boys brought a solutions oriented approach to the prjoect which was carried out flawlessly