Graeme D. Mould, Owner, Manager, Natural Log Homes, Ltd.

Graeme has been building handcrafted log homes for more than 30 years — many of those as the owner of South Island Log Homes, Ltd. He has built log projects large and small, simple and complex, commercial and residential, in New Zealand, Australia, USA and Japan, including the massive Fiordland Lodge in Te Anau, New Zealand.

For many years Graeme has been the tutor for hands-on courses offered by the Log Builders Association of New Zealand, and he is the current NZ Association VicePresident. Graeme is in charge of Natural Log Homes Limited (NZ).

Grame Mould - Owner Natural Log Homes

Natural Log Home’s Craftsmen

Milan – Operation manager

Milan comes from Czech Republic where he studied wooden buildings at the University of Agriculture & Forestry. Then he spent 2 years in Idaho, USA doing his internship in a logbuilding company. 13 years ago he arrived to New Zealand with his partner where he started a family and built their home.

Rob

Our senior craftsmen with 25 years of experience as a logbuilder. Rob is also our handcrafted roof specialist.

Hunter

Our resident best mate & log finder.

Christine Horne

NLH administrator, log selector, crane operator, Christine has completed a log building course and has her own log home underway, of which she has done some of the log work herself, go girls.

Nathan

Nathan has been working for NLH for over 10 years. He just loves cutting logs.

Phillip Fletcher

Phillip is our Jack of all trades – the yard man, peeler, sawmill operator.

Where it all began…

Hi there, Graeme here.

I’m am still the owner, manager and founder of what was once South Island Log homes, now Natural Log homes ltd. You can still find me in the office at NLH production yard here in Geraldine or at the end of the phone.

How did I get into log home construction I’m often asked. As a boy of 16, a friend and I built a crude, horizontal log walled, shelter in a plantation next to where we were holidaying, tied with flax, at the corners and big enough for us to sleep in. It was the start of it all, really.

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This was prior to me even knowing I was going to leave school, and qualify as a carpenter, as my father did and my grandfather before him. While living and working in Mount Cook village, I was fortunate to go on two log home construction courses, the first in Twizel, and the second more advanced in Hanmer Springs, taught by an experienced American Log builder. Soon after leaving Mount Cook I started my own company South Island Log Homes, and have not looked back.

I am very passionate about the eco friendly construction, and beautiful handcrafted log homes we now build for our happy customers.

I have also been the tutor of many Log home construction courses over the years, and have made many good friends, and helped them achieve their log home dreams.

So feel free to peruse our web site, and if there is anything that takes your fancy give me call and I will endeavor to help you experience your log home dream also.

Regards Graeme Mould

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