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6 01, 2017

Off Grid Log Cabin Build – Scribe fitting resumes Part 1

2017-01-06T04:12:04+00:00

Winter is over and its time to fire the old scribe and get going... only six more months and we shall be seeing snow again. Hopefully this time I can watch the snowflakes from the inside of the cabin.

Off Grid Log Cabin Build – Scribe fitting resumes Part 12017-01-06T04:12:04+00:00
8 03, 2016

Off Grid Log Cabin Build – End of Winter Update and felling trees

2016-03-08T21:25:24+00:00

Well its beginning to feel like Winter is coming to an end... Life is Good! Sadly with the loss of our truck at the beginning of Winter and a fairly snowy one not much has been done on the Log cabin. In this video I give a quick update about

Off Grid Log Cabin Build – End of Winter Update and felling trees2016-03-08T21:25:24+00:00
18 01, 2016

Off Grid Log Cabin Build – Floor Construction

2016-01-18T23:24:38+00:00

Here you can see how the floor was built on our little off grid log cabin. During this phase of construction we were dealing with several major fires in our area, ironically there we were trying to build our future home whilst our neighbors were packing up and leaving. Needless

Off Grid Log Cabin Build – Floor Construction2016-01-18T23:24:38+00:00
19 12, 2015

Off Grid log Cabin Build – Update Snow and moving a log

2015-12-19T23:57:49+00:00

It is official... Snow has fallen. In this video I give an update on where I am on my log cabin build. I have also added a few clips of me moving a log on the wall and getting it on to the floor.

Off Grid log Cabin Build – Update Snow and moving a log2015-12-19T23:57:49+00:00
2 12, 2015

Log Cabin Foundation – Using Concrete tubes

2015-12-19T01:53:31+00:00

Here I am installing the concrete foundation piers for my off grid log cabin build. Before I started mixing concrete we were lucky enough to have a couple days of good rainfall which allowed me to collect enough rainwater for concrete mixing. The forms I am using are Sakrete branded

Log Cabin Foundation – Using Concrete tubes2015-12-19T01:53:31+00:00
17 10, 2015

Off-Grid Cabin Build and Moving Logs by Hand

2016-12-25T18:54:58+00:00

Without a doubt, the biggest task requiring the most human effort and time for this cabin build has been the moving of logs. When I say moving logs I mean from the felling of the tree to the logs final resting place. Up until now most of the logs used

Off-Grid Cabin Build and Moving Logs by Hand2016-12-25T18:54:58+00:00
3 10, 2015

How to Scribe Fit – Building my off grid log cabin

2016-12-25T18:54:58+00:00

Well the foundation and floor are done, now begins the laborious task of building walls and by laborious I mean suck it up buttercup its time to get dirty. Unfortunately I have not figured out yet how to magically make 20ft logs appear on top of each other... moving logs by

How to Scribe Fit – Building my off grid log cabin2016-12-25T18:54:58+00:00
21 09, 2015

Insulating log cabin walls

2015-12-19T23:46:50+00:00

Here you can see me securing the first round of logs to the cabin floor and laying insulation between the logs. Overtime as the logs dry and shrink, small gaps may or may not develop. The fiberglass insulation is not really acting as a typical insulator, it is performing the

Insulating log cabin walls2015-12-19T23:46:50+00:00
3 09, 2015

Floor sills with the Haddon Lumbermaker

2018-09-28T02:09:19+00:00

Here I am using the Haddon Lumbermaker to mill the floor sills for my off grid cabin. [/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

Floor sills with the Haddon Lumbermaker2018-09-28T02:09:19+00:00
3 06, 2015

Milling logs with the Granberg Alaskan chainsaw mill

2018-09-28T02:09:44+00:00

So here I am having some fun with my Granberg Alaskan MK III chainsaw mill. The chainsaw mill is paired with a Stihl 661 running a 36" bar and I'm using a custom ripping chain made by the local Stihl chainsaw dealer in the area.

Milling logs with the Granberg Alaskan chainsaw mill2018-09-28T02:09:44+00:00