Building a log cabin

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Building a log cabin

Post by Bram van Munster » Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:44 am

There are a lot of ways to build your own cabin from scratch, either by stacking the logs and cut(fishtail) notches in all beams, or going fancy and cut them all to size to prevent having to spend half your time chinking the logs.
Chinking is the method used to fill all the gaps between the logs. Some use mosses, some use paste or even mortar for this, so think ahead what you want to do.

One of the people I admire a lot nowadays is the man behind the YouTube channel "My Self Reliance". He has build a log cabin from scratch in the Alaskan wilderness without any powertools or cranes!

If you want to check him out, go here and make sure you subscribe to this channel. He's 3 seasons into the build and has a TON of information on what is going on besides the build. After all, he needs to eat too! :D



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