Vocational Competition for Handcrafted Log Home Builders 2014
08. July

The fourth vocational competition for log home builders took place in Räpina on 8th of June 2014.
Every contestant could choose between three different corner types: Estonian dovetail corner with flashing, Estonian sqare notch with flashing and H-notch.
Contestants had 35 minutes to complete the task, the speed and accuracy of fixing a log was assessed by the judges and with any inaccuracy, penalty seconds were added.

“The best builder of the log home” 2014 is Veiko Palm from EstNor Ltd., runner up is Alar Lauk from Hobbiton Home Ltd., 1st runner up is Ahto Naruski from Saulerman Ltd.

The purpose of the competition is to introduce and appreciate the profession of handcrafted log home builders.

Listen the saws roaring on the nice summerday (video):  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0P5UcB-2bQ

The competition was supported by European Regional Development Fund through cluster development program of Enterprise Estonia in the frames of "Estonian Wooden Houses Exporters Cluster Project".