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Log Cabins: How to Build and Furnish Them

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Ever wanted a cabin or little cottage in the woods but don’t know where to start? With Log Cabins, author William S. Wicks offers clear, practical instructions on how to build your own log cabin—and furnish it, too—while harmonizing the structure’s interior and exterior with the surrounding environment. Topics include:

• Location scouting and preparation
• Foundations, tools
...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published February 8th 2011 by Skyhorse Publishing (first published October 8th 1999)
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Elizabeth Olson
Aug 30, 2011 Elizabeth Olson rated it liked it
Shelves: read-2011, history, how-to
Reprinted from the turn-of-the-20th-century original, this abundantly illustrated primer charmingly covers everything from site selection (avoid bogs) to factors to consider when deciding what trees to cut for logs and when to fell them, various building techniques, and even how to build any furnishings for your cabin you may desire, from a three-legged stool to a full bedstead -- including making a mattress from bearhide and stuffing it with pine needles.
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