Bears Den is a home-based quilting and log home
operated from a log cabin near Pierre, South
Dakota by Mike and Ann Sines since 1996.
business name came from our first Alaskan Malamute,
Bear. Bear was followed by Mato (“bear” in Lakota).
Sophie, his sister, came from a later liter and nine
years later is still patrolling the fenced acre out back
to be sure no other animals intrude. Mato was followed
by Barney, (a derivative of Bernard, “bold as a bear” in
Celtic), born April 2010 at Storm Kloud Kennels,
Walsenburg, CO. He’s still waiting for his sled to
Ann Sines is a free-lance artist and quilt-maker. She
creates custom quilts, teaches quilt classes and keeps
the dogs in line.
To contact Ann:
605-224-4423 - Home
Mike is a retired Police Captain and experienced log
home builder who has sold and built or stacked over 40
log homes from the Black Hills of South Dakota to the
Catskills of New York and an island on Rainy Lake in
Canada to the Platte River in Nebraska.
Building the roofs of most of the log homes with
ENERCEPT Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) lead to
experience with SIP construction and factory
certification as a trained SIP Installer. Bears Den is a
local ENERCEPT dealer.
Hand peeled Northern White Cedar or Red Pine rustic log railing and custom pre-cut log stairs used in our log home packages are also available separately.
To contact Mike:
605-280-2044 - Cell
605-224-4423 - Home
Custom Log Home
or Cabin Kits
Log packages designed for the South Dakota
prairie. Kiln-dried, double tongue & groove
logs bolted together with thru-bolts.
Natural tapered, hand peeled beams, trusses,
posts, and railing add a rustic feel to the
milled full round wall logs.
Manufacturer of kiln-dried log homes in
Kalkaska, MI since 1972.
A home built entirely of Enercept
S.I.P. s can save up to 40% on energy
An ENERCEPT shell goes up fast and is
2 1/2 times stronger than stick built.
Super Insulated Roof Panels for Log Homes.