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    That's too bad. musta been quite a site. durn...

    That's too bad. musta been quite a site. durn "progress"!

    Might sound kinda silly, but I prayed over each tree I cut down, thanking the Creator for them, and thanking the tree for being useful. so...
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    It says "don't worry I hugged it first". Lol....

    It says "don't worry I hugged it first". Lol. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191205/cb3a6ab6f046945897ee1a5bfb2e5891.jpg

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    Beautifully said. Great motivation for the rest...

    Beautifully said. Great motivation for the rest of us.

    Happy thanksgiving!

    Spent the day working on my truck. I'll have to make a bracket for the timing belt tensioner spring- it can't be...
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    yeah. me too. construction sites, craigslist,...

    yeah. me too. construction sites, craigslist, etc. but not the big box stores. But mine wasn't that much. I paid $700 for my rebar- probably about $0.21 / ft. I ended up with about a half mile of...
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    Do you mean 'lag' screws? If you mean for pinning...

    Do you mean 'lag' screws? If you mean for pinning the logs, you would've needed 25"+ long lag screws for my house. And that would be insanely expensive. I paid $700 for all the rebar to build a 2...
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    https://diasp.org/uploads/images/9fd38c5b31312281e...

    https://diasp.org/uploads/images/9fd38c5b31312281ebbe.jpg
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    probably. I just searched for "log home metal...

    probably. I just searched for "log home metal brackets" and there are quite a few "custom" folks out there who will make them for you.

    Most of us on this forum are DIY'ers, so that's probably why...
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    ha ha! no. But I vary between wishing I put...

    ha ha! no.

    But I vary between wishing I put the RPSL's on the outside of the house, and being glad they are inside - out of any potential weather. I like the look of them being on the inside, but...
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    Yes, working on that now before I put in the...

    Yes, working on that now before I put in the subfloor

    Still need to cut down that lifting pole, ha ha....


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  10. Thread: DIY Solar Kits

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    generating AC directly from solar panels- genius....

    generating AC directly from solar panels- genius.


    https://youtu.be/sQV-vt7sCN4
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    I just noticed the deck chair. nice. take your...

    I just noticed the deck chair. nice. take your time. It's going to look great!
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    Decided to pressure wash before I put in the...

    Decided to pressure wash before I put in the subfloor. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190902/00e087c8797fd3780a48c1e5a758d1e6.jpg

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    Thug life. alternate title: why I need to leave...

    Thug life. alternate title: why I need to leave my neighborhood.


    https://youtu.be/qf4VMZiGfso

    probably contains bad language, but don't worry- if you're not from the hood, you probably can't...
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    Mine too! Just make sure, if she doesn't go,...

    Mine too!

    Just make sure, if she doesn't go, that she really is on board. I'd still say me and Bo would be the exception. So LHN is almost right. Ifn I woulda tried this lhba stuff with my ex...
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    Thank you. Let me know when. I'm about 3.5 hours...

    Thank you. Let me know when. I'm about 3.5 hours away....

    took me about 10 years of not saying anything before my wife was convinced.... wasn't totally her fault- we were pretty poor for most of...
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    Probably seeing one would help as well. That's...

    Probably seeing one would help as well. That's what helped me. There's a few in Nashville. I'm in north Alabama. I'm "under roof", but haven't started the inside.

    Welcome to the forum!

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    I'm in alabama, near huntsville. Where's your...

    I'm in alabama, near huntsville. Where's your house?

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    I met him during the 2002 Olympics in Ogden Utah....

    I met him during the 2002 Olympics in Ogden Utah. We had just left his concert and were walking towards the car, and a limousine pulls up next to us. The window rolls down, and he lifts his...
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    You don't have to go square, but you will get...

    You don't have to go square, but you will get more square footage for the same perimeter:

    https://loghomejourney.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/20160529_103353.jpg
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    Oh, yes, they all are. ;) welcome! Sent...

    Oh, yes, they all are. ;)

    welcome!

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    https://i.postimg.cc/bYxVZYtR/67309770-13047502029...

    https://i.postimg.cc/bYxVZYtR/67309770-1304750202982155-2428884794222837760-n.jpg

    pretty much.
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    Sorry to hear about the knees. and thank you for...

    Sorry to hear about the knees. and thank you for your service. really.

    from a smartphone, you can add photos using Tapatalk.

    we bought the floor plans from LHBA, then I used a free cad program...
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    I think I'm still on track to finish mine for...

    I think I'm still on track to finish mine for about $60k. 3200 sq ft, with 5 beds, 3 baths, on 3.5 acres. And no mortgage on the house.

    Have you looked at the faqs page?...
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    sounds cool. stick around and let us know how it...

    sounds cool. stick around and let us know how it goes.
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    probably. but I bet it's hard to drive rebar...

    probably. but I bet it's hard to drive rebar through ash. You might change your mind once you try it.

    We don't use scarf joints on our homes- it's all "butt & pass" with no joints in the logs....
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