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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...
  11. Thread: Ash...

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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....
  14. They told me that to get a construction loan, I...

    They told me that to get a construction loan, I would have to complete the build in 9 months. I knew my build was too big, and I'm just one guy, so it axed that idea for me.

    We did "pay as you...
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    Thank you! And OMG! don't get me started on the...

    Thank you! And OMG! don't get me started on the way they make cars work (not work) these days. :) And I'm a young-un, comparatively.

    link for the un-interested:...
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    Warning: loghousenut's filter is broken. And...

    Warning: loghousenut's filter is broken. And that's how we like it. On the bright side....

    Well, welcome aboard anyway!

    I keep thinking I'm about to shingle my place, but the rain has other...
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    try not to infect too many folks, Okay,...

    try not to infect too many folks, Okay, LHN?...... :)


    I bet that log builder guy is going to tell you that he has some kinda insulating foam that gives you more r-value. It's false. I read the...
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    I'll watch this thread later on, but.... We...

    I'll watch this thread later on, but....

    We wanted to orient the house so the angle for solar panels would be correct, but no matter what we did, it looked weird to us oriented that way towards...
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    yeah- what he said. it's so flat.....call my...

    yeah- what he said.

    it's so flat.....call my flat-earther friends- they'll confirm it.
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    . cutting your own logs is one...

    <mudflap shivers>. cutting your own logs is one of the most dangerous things you can do as a non-professional builder. That said, it's a great way to get logs for cheap, and that's how we did our...
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    I agree with Rod- go with the stem wall. I have...

    I agree with Rod- go with the stem wall. I have the opposite soil here in alabama- no rock, just loan, and the threat of clay in some areas.

    The reason I comment is because of an interesting...
  22. My buddy Ellery is trying to push one towards me....

    My buddy Ellery is trying to push one towards me. He gets all his expensive stuff from the lab at the college he works at....has a $50,000 (for real) 1" thick 4'x8' steel machine table in the garage...
  23. We're all rooting for "when", not "if", just...

    We're all rooting for "when", not "if", just saying... :) But I've got way too many hobbies for the tiny house movement....and too many kids. pick your poison..... :)

    Of course, if you decide...
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    Welcome! Help is a good thing and it'll go...

    Welcome! Help is a good thing and it'll go faster.

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    Welcome! It'll take you a lifetime to go through...

    Welcome! It'll take you a lifetime to go through the forums- tons of info on here. It is true freedom building your own home.

    Stay safe out there!

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