If you're considering building your own log house, whether from your own logs or from a kit, this comprehensive guide has all the information you need. Roger Hard covers everything from choosing a site to planning the foundation and driveway, shaping logs, making corner joints, erecting walls, fitting joists, adding decks or porches, adding chimneys, and much more. Step-by-step illustrated instructions make the process clear and foolproof, whether you want a basic one-story structure or a more complex multi-level building.The same general guideline holds also for log homes, with a few special constraints: There are no peculiar problems on the first floor, whose floor usually is constructed like any modern home, with dimension lumber floor joists. If the house isanbsp;...
|Title||:||Build Your Own Low-Cost Log Home|
|Publisher||:||Storey Publishing - 2014-05-18|