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  1. buffing logs

    https://loghomejourney.wordpress.com.../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 ...
  2. ropes and knots

    https://loghomejourney.wordpress.com...cabin-by-hand/

    alrighty folks. this is the one all you telehandler sissies have been waiting for (just kidding- I would've used a tele if I had the money). Anyway, it's a post about using ropes and knots to build a cabin. includes my own photos of the knots, and videos. But y'all are boy scouts already, so you already know these knots.

    anyway, just documenting the process.
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  3. Pressure washing

    New blog post about pressure washing and installing that water line. Glad I took everyone's advice.

    https://loghomejourney.wordpress.com...ssure-washing/
  4. Roof Part 4 of 4: Shingles

    I'm officially under roof.

    For the naysayers, there's a photo of actual shingles nailed to the actual roof buried in the post...

    https://loghomejourney.wordpress.com...of-4-shingles/
  5. Life happens

    Wow, it's been a long two years since my last post. Two years of all kinds of curve-balls and hurdles that life gives no warnings about. Honestly speaking, up until about a month ago, I was on the verge of completely giving up on our hopes of building our own home. For those that were interested, we did finally finish peeling all of our logs before the fall of 2017 and managed to get them all treated with the LHBA formula of preservative. Then spent a good deal of the fall re-building the log ...
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