Who we are

Laverty Log Homes & Timber Frames is a Canadian company passionate about the art of authentically handcrafted log homes and timber frame buildings.

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Laverty Log Homes & Timber Frames

As your Ontario Log Home & Timber Frame builder, we pursue excellence. As handcrafters, there is nothing automated about our process. We only use hand tools to shape logs and heavy timber, often hewing timbers as it has been done for centuries in Europe.

Laverty Log Homes offers log & timber construction services for any type of project, from building custom log or heavy timber, cottages, homes and lodges including dovetails, shrink fit saddle notches, round log or squared timbers. Whatever your needs, we are able to deliver the highest quality in wood joinery. Laverty Log Homes is a member in good standing of the International Log Builders™ Association (ILBA).

At Laverty Log Homes, we believe that the soul of a log home or timber home comes from the care spent creating it as if it were a piece of art. We pride ourselves on our unique hands-on approach to every aspect of log or timber construction. We are passionate about our handcrafted work.

Our log homes are engineered with a special double gasket system inside the wooden joinery to prevent drafts or water infiltration. We do not use fibreglass.

We excel at complex open timber/log roof systems including, trusses, valleys, heavy purlins and rafters. We use authentic wood joinery in our homes.

Our timber frames are cut from white pine, douglas fir or oak. We also have used hardwoods like cherry or walnut to really make a statement, contrasting blonde pine frames with bold colour.


Earl Laverty

Earl Laverty is the owner of Laverty Log Homes and Timber Frames, a family run business in its 11th year, producing high-quality log homes and furniture grade timber frames.

  • Previous Vice President Of International Log Builders Association
  • Log Building Standards & Effective Practices Committee Member

Over the past 10 years, Earl has been an active member of the International Log Builders Association, serving for 6 years on the board of directors and in the role of vice president. Earl has served on several committees including the committee to overhaul the Log Building Standards and development of the Effective Practices and Methods.

Earl’s commitment to the highest standards of log and heavy timber construction and a passion to create with wood is the foundation of your Ontario Log Home & Timber Frame supplier.

Earl’s craftsmanship for log building is second to none, but equally as important, Earl took the time to understand our goals and needs to help give us advice along the way.

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believe that it is in all human beings to create – and the tree provides his canvas.

Julien Oribes

Julien is a master timber framer and log builder. Having completed his Master School training in Germany, Julien brings a deep passion to working with heavy timbers and complex wood joinery. Julien feels that trees are his canvas. In his spare time Julien likes working on his antique pickup truck and listening to good music.

Tobias Jedelhauser

Tobias first began cutting timbers in his father’s timber frame shop when he was 7 years old. An accomplished log and timber smith, Tobias is always looking for new challenges in the log home and timber frame industry. In his spare time, Tobias enjoys many varieties of music and riding his dirt bike.

David Sararus

David is a very experienced log home builder. For 13 years he has enjoyed working with heavy timber at Laverty Log Homes and Timber Frames. As a seminary graduate, he also plays a supporting role as part time pastor alongside his wife, in a small Mennonite church in his community. David enjoys playing guitar and writes music in his spare time.


Connor ignited a passion for woodworking when he began peeling logs for Laverty Log Homes. Naturally gifted with a chainsaw, he quickly became a valuable member of our log building crew. Reading, playing his bass guitar and spending quality time with friends and family are also important pastimes for Connor.


Holger began log building as a co-op student from the local high school in Baden, Ontario. His energy and strength made him a natural log peeler – a task that is done exclusively by hand the old-fashioned way. He is now apprenticing at Laverty Log Homes & Timber Frames as a professional log builder. He enjoys extreme sports, playing the violin and speaks three languages fluently.


The International Log Builders Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the education of building officials, builders, homeowners and the general public, about log homes and proper building methods. The Effective Practices and Methods of construction, scientific testing of solid log wall construction and the sharing of knowledge, are the main focus of the ILBA.

Dietrichs North American is a leading company in 3D CAD design software. Its ability to model and design structures – including complex wood and heavy timber connections make Dietrichs a very powerful tool in Log and timber construction.

Sansin has a wide variety of log and timber treatments that protect your investment and allow the wood to breathe. With a wide variety of low VOC standard colours and custom mixes, you will find exact colours to suit your tastes.

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