Artisan Restoration Introduction Video

April 26, 2018

Check out our great introductory video on Artisan Restoration!


We’re hiring!

March 12, 2018

Artisan Restoration is hiring for three new positions! Watch the video to learn about what we do at Artisan Restoration and then scroll down for the job descriptions.   Project Leader/Lead Carpenter Lead experience in carpentry or related field required, farm background is a plus. Benefits include per diem expenses, travel pay, 4 day work […]


Antique Log Cabins and the Invention of Indoor Plumbing

February 13, 2018

Most pioneer cabins started as small structures so they could be completed quickly before the next winter settled in. Most were about 16 to 20 feet wide and 24 to 30 feet long with a one and a half story design so the second floor could be used for bedrooms in the smaller cabins. As […]


Welcome to the Log Blog!

December 12, 2017

Hi, I’m Mark Johnson, owner of Artisan Restoration. I keep pretty busy traveling around the country restoring old barns and cabins. It’s a passion. I’ve decided to start this Log Blog to write about my work and post pictures of the cabins and barns I find.  I’ll also be using this Log Blog to discuss […]