Most of 2016 was trying to say the least. As I explain in this video between the stress of trying to get a roof over our heads and a dysfunctional relationship making videos and documenting my cabin build did not go as planned. I know this video is not ideal [...]
Here you can see me moving the last two logs required for the walls. Wall height is approximately 8 feet. The next step in this log cabin build will be the roof.
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 we can watch the snowflakes from the inside of our cozy little off grid cabin. In this video I scribe the first [...]
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.
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 [...]