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.
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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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]
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.