Log siding cabin bathrooms are one of those areas that range from inside luxury to primitive outside rooms. Each type furnishes a water feature to freshen up and a toilet but the furnishings and conveniences vary in each one. They typically include these variations:

Three-fourths Bathrooms for Log Cabins

  • Full Bath – 4 water-bearing features
  • ¾ Bath – 3 water-bearing features
  • ½ Bath – 2 water-bearing features
  • Inside Primitive
  • Outside Primitive

With a full bath, ¾ bath, and ½ bath will be covered in terms of having running hot and cold water to them. The last two generally use carried-in cold, warm, or hot water stored in an overhead tank, or brought inside in buckets. The choice depends on whether you occupy the cabin full-time or part-time, the season of the year it’s used most often, and your construction budget.

A Full Bath Is the Luxury Choice

Half-bathrooms for Log siding Cabins

A full bath is the traditional bath in a conventional home and consists of a tub with shower, sink/vanity, toilet, and towel rod/hanger. Heated water and air are also primary components, and these options are available to meet your needs:

  • Lighting variations
  • Cabinet or closet
  • Size of room
  • Enclosed toilet
  • Type of flooring

One or two full baths in a log cabin provide all the luxury you are familiar with in a typical conventional home. If you don’t need a tub with a shower, a ¾ bath may meet your needs better.

A ¾ Bath Is Popular in Smaller Cabins and As a Second Bath

Cabinetry

A ¾ bath is popular as a second bath in addition to a full bathroom. It houses a shower, sink/vanity, toilet, mirror, and towel rod/hanger. If you don’t need or want a tub with a shower, this option provides all you need for one or two baths.

The options for a ¾ bath are the same as a full bath including lighting, cabinet or closet, size, enclosed toilet, and flooring. Your imagination is the only thing that limits how you decorate this area.

”Log siding cabin bathrooms are one of those areas that range from inside luxury to primitive outside rooms. The choice depends on whether you occupy the cabin full-time or part-time, the season of the year it’s used most often, and your construction budget.”

½ Bath/Powder Room/Guest Bath

A half-bath is also known as a powder room or guest bath and comes with a sink/vanity, toilet, mirror, and towel rod/hanger. Half baths can be used in conjunction with a full or ¾ bath as a second bathroom and is typically placed near the kitchen area.

Common options or additions are essentially the same as a full or ¾ bathroom. Shelving is another choice you can mount in any bath area for storing items or decorating.

Primitive Inside Baths are the Lowest Cost Option

Bathroom for Log Siding Cabins

A primitive inside bathroom is the lowest cost option for these common conditions:

  • Part-time occupancy
  • 2 or 3 occupants
  • Tight budget
  • No running water available

At a bare minimum, most people want a toilet such as a composting toilet and a simple sink. Using a small shower is welcomed, but not necessary, because you can take a bath in a washtub. Water sources like a water tank can be mounted in the ceiling or on a wall to hold cold, warm, or hot water that is carried into the room. Taking a shower won’t last as long as one with running hot water.

Exterior Bathrooms Are Possibilities

Wood-burning or pellet stoves are used for heating exterior bathrooms which are housed in a separate building or adjoining small room. It may have a small tub with or without a shower, a sink/vanity, mirror, towel rod/hanger, and a composting toilet.

Some cabin owners combine a sauna room with their exterior bathrooms. This addition will raise the cost but may be ideal for many people. Now that you know more about the five types of cabin bathrooms, it’s time to explore some beautiful and rustic cabinetry.

Custom Bath Cabinetry Is a Click Away

If you’re searching for custom and rustic bath cabinetry, check out what the WoodWorkers Shoppe has to offer. With the Timber Country brand, custom-built log cabin bath and kitchen cabinets made to your layouts and specifications. We use only the finest materials available that make attractive, durable, and highly functioning products.

With each order of cabinetry, ordering in standard or customized sizes at no additional charge. The construction of each cabinet starts with solid-wood drawers, doors, face frames, sturdy ¾” birch ply-box construction, and 120-pound slides. These woods are available for any cabin bathroom:

Knotty PineOak
Log Panel Knotty PineHickory
Hand-hewn Log Knotty PineAspen
Clear PineCustom Color Painted
Hand-hewn Log & Panel Ambrosia Red MapleCustom Color Stained
Cedar Log & Panel 

 
We hope these ideas are helpful and have fun building those log cabin bathrooms!

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