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  1. John17three and a lot of folks use imgur. I use...

    John17three and a lot of folks use imgur.
    I use flickr- any picture I take gets auto-uploaded to my cloud. I can then change the settings from private to public and share the image that way.
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    I think borate does kill the mold: ...

    I think borate does kill the mold:

    http://blacktoxicmolds.com/borax-kill-mold.php

    it needs sunshine and air flow.
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    Dang. I guess y'all have to keep waiting for the...

    Dang. I guess y'all have to keep waiting for the details of my free energy formula. :)
  4. Nice shot of Bear Lake (?). You guys are going to...

    Nice shot of Bear Lake (?). You guys are going to love it there.

    We work on ours day and night, but progress feels slow (no matter what Allen says):
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    No. They were saying tornadoes this afternoon,...

    No. They were saying tornadoes this afternoon, and it started raining just as I came home with the new drill. My theory is the louder they freak out about the weather, the milder it becomes. So, we...
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    Ha ha, very funny Allen! :) It's raining...

    Ha ha, very funny Allen! :)

    It's raining today, and I'm pacing like a caged tiger. Already repaired my jackhammer, bought a new drill (the old one is 18' in the air, still attached to the drill...
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    Well, I started stacking June 15 2017. I have to...

    Well, I started stacking June 15 2017. I have to slow down for the curves and knots. Like really slow. At least it feels that way. From looking at other's posts, I think it's safe to say we are using...
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    oh...I meant we don't have a telehandler, so...

    oh...I meant we don't have a telehandler, so using ropes and such will scare you into getting a tele. Either way, come take a gander. :)

    Last night, we started the 1st log of the last course- log...
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    Welcome! Not too far from you- building near...

    Welcome! Not too far from you- building near Huntsville, AL. Come see us- we'll scare you into using a telehandler. :)

    I was similar- took me 10 years to finally take the plunge. Wished I would...
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    Not much that's good. As a math teacher- I had to...

    Not much that's good. As a math teacher- I had to "unteach" about 9 years of fractions and common core taught wrong by elementary school teachers. so frustrating. I brought in a bunch of change (this...
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    I just tell them "Ellery sent me down here to...

    I just tell them "Ellery sent me down here to look". He's my mechanic friend. Anytime I drop that name, everybody knows him and they let me get whatever part I need. I even got my landcruiser's head...
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    Don't get mad, but I can't find another place to...

    Don't get mad, but I can't find another place to post this that makes sense. Before I took the class, I had already researched all the methods they teach- the internet is a wonderful place. However,...
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    Ha ha! I saw something like this the other day: ...

    Ha ha! I saw something like this the other day:

    "how much was your allowance when you were a kid?"

    "I was allowed to sleep there."

    :)
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    The 70 year old retired horse farrier who built...

    The 70 year old retired horse farrier who built the cabin I owned in Idaho did it that way- just gathered rocks off the local hillside and laid them all around the perimeter, then slathered them with...
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    1st,2nd,maybe 3rd layer: -(1st drawing below):...

    1st,2nd,maybe 3rd layer:
    -(1st drawing below): put the lifting poles on the concrete at the corners
    -tie off each pole with 4 tie ropes: 3 will be staked to the ground, one will be tied to the...
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    Allen- you said "I'll", as in "I will" - are you...

    Allen- you said "I'll", as in "I will" - are you announcing your build? :)
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    huh. If you can get an engineer to sign off on...

    huh. If you can get an engineer to sign off on it, anything's possible... I'm joking! :) Seriously though, at first glance, it looks stupid, but I just did a web search, and shornuff, you can get it...
  18. This week: ...

    This week:

    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4619/38772677760_0d8f4cd7a9_k.jpg

    (I'm wearing my harness- I think 18' is past the limit where I want to risk a fall. 17' is fine, but not 18'....
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    Welcome, Dennis. There's folks building in both...

    Welcome, Dennis. There's folks building in both MO and CO- look for "colorado two-fer" and I think John17three is in MO. I'm building further away in AL, and took the class in Feb 2016. Seems like...
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    Welcome to the family!

    Welcome to the family!
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    I'd second this. I waited until I had logs to get...

    I'd second this. I waited until I had logs to get the foundation because I was harvesting the logs myself. I didn't know what size home I could build until I had my logs. I guess if you order your...
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    https://youtu.be/sm30Zb4M6SA $800 for this...

    https://youtu.be/sm30Zb4M6SA

    $800 for this thing, and $600 to move it- now I can park my tractor inside along with ladders, tools, and soon: my cut rafters, insulation, roofing materials, etc.-...
  23. Looking good, john17. Keep Em coming blog:...

    Looking good, john17. Keep Em coming

    blog: https://loghomejourney.wordpress.com/
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    So....how much for the new book? blog:...

    So....how much for the new book?

    blog: https://loghomejourney.wordpress.com/
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    I wrote all my notes in the workbook they handed...

    I wrote all my notes in the workbook they handed out. that thing is my bible. (no offense meant to the real Bible).

    I took copious notes. Lotsa notes. notes, notes, notes. My hand got tired. I...
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