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A Series on Log House Building #14


The BAY WINDOW I told ‘the man’ how big I wanted the window. He cut the hole and we covered it for the winter. We put insulation over the floor area and covered the areas near the open gable ends with plastic since the snow would blow inside somewhat. I was tired of babysitting the […]

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A Series on Log House Building#7


To take up where I last left off…I spent the first winter in our little cabin pouring over pictures and plans of cabins. I soon decided that I would have to make up my own plans to fit our pre-existing basement. As the winter dragged on, we fought the freezing temperatures in the new basement. […]

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Log Dog House


After building our own big log house the only scrap of ambition I have left to build anything of a similar nature would be this ‘log’ dog house we gave for Christmas. We made it out of treated 4X4′s and 2X4′s I found them in a snow drift. It was salvage from the troughs we’d used for sheep […]

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A Series on Log House Building #2


   A neighbor  had a large dowelling machine that they had just made.We asked them to make the round logs for this cabin. The logs were grooved out on one side and stacked one on the other. Then very long bolts were run from the top of the wall to the bottom. A nut on the […]

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A Series on Log House Building, #1


I’ve been asked to show more log house pictures. That’s going to be fun, because I’m going to give it to you from the beginning. If you want to follow it, you can ‘Search’ the key words and a number. Although I have a fear of sounding editorial, I first truly want to tell you the […]

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