A log cabin in the woods built by hand.
Once upon a time I purchased some land in the middle of nowhere with a dream to live off the grid. I cut, moved and peeled logs by hand and built a log cabin in the woods. Then life happened and I had to make some changes.
Stihl vs Husqvarna Chainsaw battle
Without a doubt the most popular question I get is, which chainsaw is better Stihl or Husqvarna? Well to be clear I do not consider myself an Industry expert,
Log Cabin Build – Moving logs on the wall by hand
Here I have an early video of my off grid log cabin build. Along with peeling and scribing the logs, moving logs on the wall was one of the steps
The BIG OGW UPDATE – Where’s Waldo?
Well here it is, finally an update. If you have been wondering what happened to me and the cabin build watch the video below for a full explanation. For now
Winter Chickens a pack rat in the roof and a thank you
I have had many questions on my Chicken hoop house and folks seem to be interested in how the chickens fared through Winter. This Winter the coldest temperature I saw
Off Grid Log Cabin Build – A little roof framing and apology
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
Hauling water in Winter
Here you can see how I haul water during Winter. Living off the grid with no typical plumbing or water supply has it's challenges. Going forward I would like to
Off Grid Log Cabin Build – Last two logs
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
Off Grid Log Cabin Build – Scribe fitting resumes Part 2
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