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    stone

    We are hoping to use allot of stone as well in whatever we end up building.
    I think it adds strength and beauty to any home but especially log homes.
    I bought a book on it and plan to try some...
  2. We're home Happy Thanksgiving!

    Hi All,
    It was a great weekend and we learned so much!
    I am sorry we didn't get more of a chance to get to know
    everybody but hopefully that can be corrected somewhat
    thru these forums.
    We also...
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    simplifying

    That sounds like great advice!
    Maybe we need to have another auction?
    LOL....I can be such a packrat!


    God Bless Ya,
    grannyk
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    Ready to go....

    Well hubby and I have been working like dogs to get ready for this trip, checking and
    confirming all plans. We have 13 or 14 people coming to our house 2 days after we return for
    Thanksgiving...
  5. Nov class roll call

    Yes, my husband and I are signed up too and will be flying in Friday from St Louis and leaving Tuesday.
    I am so excited about this and can't wait to meet you all.
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    Yes we are finally coming!

    Thanks Sara,
    I figured we aren't getting any younger so we might as well
    come now. We have the money and time and I did sort of
    play a lil dirty trick asking for it for my birthday, but hey,
    a...
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    class in Nov

    Sorry Ajax,
    I didn't figure you were the same guy. It will be nice meeting all of you in a few weeks in
    real time. We have been looking over an area called Lake of the Oaks as potential buidling...
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    Ajax

    I once dated a real "dog of a guy" nicknamed Ajax.
    I was surely hoping it was not him who was going to be in our class.
    Whew........
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    Hey Classmate!!!

    Yes my husband and I are planning to attend the November class as well but we are staying the
    1st two nights (16th and 17th) at the Best Western Cascadia in Everett and the 18th and 19th at Wallace...
  10. November class

    Oh this all sounds so fun and I am so happy
    to announce that hubby and I have finally
    signed up for the course in Nov!
    Yahoooooo...........
    I can hardly wait to meet you all and to learn
    all the...
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    Our Military Heroes!!!!!!!!!!

    Oh Fellas,
    How my heart goes out to both of you and I want you to know
    that you are often in my thoughts and more importantly in my prayers
    to God. Please stay safe and come home as soon as you...
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    Midwest

    Hi ClubMike!
    Yup, we live in the midwest too, in Illinois near the Mo border.
    We haven't attended a class yet but hope to soon.

    God Bless Ya,
    grannyk
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    Hi from grannyk

    Hi all,
    I have been coming to the forum for a few years now and we may
    be on the verge of buying some land in the next week or two. So
    if all goes well I am also hoping hubby and I can get into...
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    How do I convince my husband this is for real?

    My biggest battle with all of this is getting my husband to believe it can be done.
    I am dying to take the classes ASAP and there is a 40 acre spot right next to our daughter's land going up for...
  15. Enertia (double envelope) concept

    Just wondering if any of you have tried to build a home like this?
    If so, how has that worked out for you?
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    taxes

    Not sure if we'll ever get to build our "dream log home" or not but just looking at properties recently I stopped by the assesors office and found out that there is quite a discrepency between small...
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    Stone fireplace

    Is that fieldstone in that fireplace?
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    Hobbit homes etc

    Cool,
    I love letting my imagination flow...
    Thanks for sharing these.
    :D
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    so Dowadudda

    So Dowadudda
    Have you built a log home yet?
    Did you like the classes?
    Was there anything you didn't like?
    Inquiring minds want to know... :lol:
  20. Thread: May class

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    shelby and class

    Hi Shelby,
    It sounds like you were meant to learn how to do this.
    Awesome, I am hoping to get into a class someday here
    in the near future but can't yet. Hope it all works out for you....
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    Thanks!

    Thanks for showing us your beautiful log home in progress.
    It's so neat to see everyone's work as it's being done.
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v704/heaven4333/Blinkies/smiles-kuku.gif
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    underground home and logs

    Hi Sarah,
    Thanks for your response and the good wishes on our 1st grandchild. :D What I was thinking of was something where the front and upper sides and roof were log and the rest was underground....
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    A house built from landscape timbers

    It's amazing what a little good ole American ingenuity can do isn't it?
    Too bad you didn't get some pics to share with us.
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    Re: regarding log/earth combo

    Here is a forum for alternative energy. http://www.wind-sun.com/smf/index.php quote]
    Thanks for the link dbtoo, I'll check that out! You sure have a great place to build your log home...wow what a...
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    underground home and logs

    Hi DYork,
    I wonder if there is any difference between using concrete and having natural stone as far as heating and cooling effects? We don't have many mountains here in the midwest altho we might...
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