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  1. Block & Tackle - Need some direction here

    Quote Originally Posted by Silent runner View Post
    Mario, just wondering what type of rope, blocks etc you ended up using? I just finished taking the class in November 2012, bought land, bought the plans and now looking for appropriate blocks. Sort of in the same spot you were in a while back. Those blocks are hard to find. Where did you find yours?
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  2. Bout Time!

    It's about time. It's about time I started this "blog" thing being that I'm home and on "IR" status.

    I suppose that I should start somewhere near the beginning of this Log Home Journey that my wife and I are upon.

    Our journey together started over 33 years ago, we'll be married that many years this November. We both were born and raised in Metro Detroit and moved our young family to Michigan's UP 25 years ago this past August. From the left ...
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  3. Home

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Featherstone View Post
    We're back home now from Keen Agers until after the Holidays. I start a restoration job in Marquette on Monday.

    It will take a little time to digest these last few months and to share more of what I've learned. My heart tells me to dump the job closer to home and go back and get more done for these people that are so deserving of this upgrade to their home. We didn't get everything done that we'd hoped for in the time I was there and the fact that the guy that owns the place in
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  4. It's My Party

    I guess that's what these blogs are about.

    I'm healed up as about as far as I think I'm going to get so ... back to work and to my other Home in the West End of the UP. I start Monday the 5th here on a restoration project in Marquette and will be at home until after the Holidays.

    The Xoom locked up this past week, so we lost internet connection for a few days. Linda couldn't go without so we went out and picked up an iPad with the Hotspot feature. 4G is coming ...
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  5. update

    since my last post, we've finished chinking and cleaning chinking off of the logs. since this is just the garage we chose not to sand the log walls. I've been sort of worried that the fussies that remained on some logs after powerwashing would gather dust and really BUG me.
    turns out, the brass brush we used to remove the post-chinking mess also cleans up the fuzzies really well!! cool!

    we've been getting up ledgerboards, joist brackets and just last week got the last of the ...
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