1. closing in one gable - part 1

    one tip I didn't put in the blog because it's probably too boring for non-builder types:

    when laying out your 16" centers....

    I started on the left, so the pieces started out small and got bigger.
    Then on the right, they are big and get smaller as you get towards the eaves.

    Here's the thing, though:

    If you line up your ...
  2. first exterior door frame

  3. Staining logs

  4. 2 new posts

    Hi folks-
    two new posts:


    a photo page (for those who don't like to read):

    go to the main page, or the latest post. Look on the left side of the page and find the link for Photos:

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  5. buffing logs

    yeah, lots of non-log home building stuff going on- freezing weather not helping either- can't get the stain on or fill in the bee holes when the wood filler is frozen.

    also, fixing engine on my truck keeps getting more complicated. one problem was I cracked (or maybe discovered a crack) on the corner of the head- had to take it back to the engine shop to get it welded, then order another new head gasket. Another ...
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