A Home from the Woods

A Home from the Woods

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If youa€™ve ever dreamt of building your own log cabin, or wondered if or how it could be done, youa€™ll find the answers and inspiration here. Half personal narrative, half how-to, A Home From The Woods details the methods used for four different log cabin projects: Uncovering and Restoring A Standing Cabin; A Hand-hewn Cabin; Building with Rounded Logs; and Taking Down and Recreating An Original Log Cabin. That straightforward advice is countered with a first person narrative as the author relates his young familya€™s experiences and misadventures completing these projects. With little finances and less know-how, but plenty of determination and a little creativity, they proved again and again that if you long for that idyllic cabin of earth and wood, it can be achieved. And, even if youa€™ll never set first foot in the forest youa€™ll be entertained reading what some people will put themselves through for a€œthe simple lifea€ in the country.If you dona#39;t plan ahead youa#39;ll leave yourself open to additional work, and frustration, later on. Ita#39;s much more difficult to retrofit a log cabin with pipes or wiring than it is in a modern framed house. Plan where each electrical outlet will sit, insideanbsp;...

Title:A Home from the Woods
Author:Michael Antoniak
Publisher:iUniverse - 2002-09-01


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