Timber Kings Tag

A Pioneer Log Homes Christmas

22 Dec 2015, Posted by Amanda Fuller in Life, Timber Kings

Christmas is one of our favorite times of year here at Pioneer Log Homes. We relish the opportunity to spend a little downtime with our families and prepare for the much anticipated Timber Kings premier on January 3rd. In the spirit of the Christmas season, we’re sharing our holiday traditions with you! “I talk with my family via Skype on Christmas morning, open the presents they’ve sent to me and enjoy a coffee and Bailey’s….

Pioneer Log Homes at Billy Barker Days

16 Jul 2015, Posted by Amanda Fuller in Timber Kings

Pioneer Log Homes of BC will be enjoying the Billy Barker Days festivities this coming Saturday, July 18th, in Quesnel, BC. The men and women of Pioneer will be taking part in the Billy Barker Days Parade, downtown Quesnel, starting at 10am Saturday morning. Immediately following the parade we will be driving over to set up at Alex Fraser Park (Rodeo grounds) where Timber Kings, Bryan Reid Sr. and Beat Schwaller, will be signing autographs,…

Pioneer Log Homes at the 89th Annual Williams Lake Stampede Parade

22 Jun 2015, Posted by Amanda Fuller in Timber Kings

  Pioneer Log Homes of BC will be participating in the 89th Annual Williams Lake Stampede Parade and the Williams Lake Central Business Area Association’s Street Party Saturday, June 27th 2015. This will be Pioneer’s second year participating in this great community event! Join us along the parade route at 10am Saturday morning to see our take on “Be a Gift to the World: A Tribute to Volunteers;” this year’s parade theme.   After the…

Timber Kings: André

30 Dec 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Timber Kings

With only four days left before the premier of Timber Kings Season 2 we are finishing up our blog series with the man who brings method to the madness: André! Don’t forget to tune in to HGTV Canada this Sunday, January 4th at 10PM ET|PT!   Q: When did you start working at Pioneer Log Homes? A: Peeling logs in 1978 for Bryan Sr., then graduated in 1982 and wanted to build my own house….

Timber Kings: Peter

23 Dec 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Timber Kings

He may look serious, but don’t let him fool you! The prankster Peter is full of surprises! We’re just under 2 weeks away from the premier of Timber Kings Season Two – January 4th, 2015 at 10PM ET|PT on HGTV Canada. Q: When did you start working at Pioneer Log Homes? A: I started with Pioneer Log Homes on June 4, 1994 at 6:00am.   Q: Have you always wanted to be a “Timber King”?…

Timber Kings: Beat

16 Dec 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Timber Kings

With just over two weeks left before the premier of Timber Kings Season 2, we’re bringing you another exclusive Timber King interview! Be sure to tune into HGTV Canada, January 4th at 10 PM ET|PT for Timber Kings Season 2!   Q: When did you start working at Pioneer Log Homes? A: After finishing my carpentry apprenticeship in Switzerland, I came to Pioneer in 1993 for a one year work exchange which turned into a…

Timber Kings: Bryan Sr.

10 Dec 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Timber Kings

With the premier of Timber Kings Season 2 just a few weeks away, we here at Pioneer Log Homes are bringing you a special treat! Over the next weeks leading up to the premier, January 4th, 2015 at 10 PM ET|PT on HGTV Canada, we will be revealing exclusive behind the scenes Timber Kings interviews!   What better way to start things off than with the one who started it all?!   Q: When did…

Timber Kings Honoured: Ducks Unlimited Prince George

04 Nov 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Timber Kings

On October 24, 2014 two of the Timber Kings, Joel Roorda and Bryan Reid, Sr., were invited to be the guests of honour at the Ducks Unlimited banquet in Prince George, BC. Bryan and Joel had an excellent evening at the event. The carvings (a bear, duck and salmon) and tables were a huge success, as was the “Timber Kings” theme. Bryan remarked that attendees were even decked out in logging attire! We are thankful…

Fall Update!

23 Sep 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Building log homes, Custom Log Cabins

While some may be enjoying the slower pace fall brings, we here at Pioneer Log Homes are still going in full force. Here’s a look at some of the projects we’ve been working on lately, as well as a look at where in the world we’ve been! Bryan Sr. spent the final week of August in the great state of New York, along with Beat and his son Eli.  The trio finished an existing log…

Timber Kings on Discovery USA this Saturday, March 8th, 2014

07 Mar 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Featured in Magazines and TV, Log Home Shows

With the 10th episode of the Timber Kings airing in Canada on March 10th, and the first season coming to an end, it’s time for our fine American friends to have their turn! Premiering March 8th at 10pm ET, Timber Kings will begin to air in the US on Discovery USA. This March, Discovery USA introduces viewers to home building like it’s never been seen before, showcasing massive, multi-million-dollar log mansions in the all-new series…

The Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort – Built by Pioneers’ Timber Kings

23 Jan 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Contests

The Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort – Built by Pioneers’ Timber Kings The Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort is not far from the town of Williams Lake, BC. Phil Huston, the owner of Chilko & Bryan Reid, the owner of Pioneer, had been fishing buddies since 1997 so when it was time to create the Chilko Experience the partnership was automatic. Built over five years at the start of the millennium by Pioneer Log Homes of BC,…

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