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    There is a great $3 hack that will do wonders for...

    There is a great $3 hack that will do wonders for chinking nails with a palm nailer.

    1... At Harbor Freight, get the assortment of 1/4" drive ratchet extensions. The longest one is probably the...
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    I loved nailing. Did most of it by hand with my...

    I loved nailing. Did most of it by hand with my favorite old wooden handled claw hammer. The key was grinding a dish into the action end of the hammer.

    I had to use a palm nailer for some of the...
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    I saw an LHBA home up on Washington, years and...

    I saw an LHBA home up on Washington, years and years ago that had been chinked with spray foam. Then they went at it with a wire brush on an electric drill to smooth it out. Then they painted it.
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  4. I say pay the local more than he is worth and...

    I say pay the local more than he is worth and never let him on the build again.

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  5. This is page 2? I've heard about it for years....

    This is page 2?

    I've heard about it for years.

    My Mother used to talk about it all the time.



    Is that all there is?
  6. The Kit House experience can be devastating....

    The Kit House experience can be devastating. Google Kit house problem or Kit House Forum.

    The problems are rampant and it is usually the owner that gets stomped.

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    If you like doing it, just go at it. When it gets...

    If you like doing it, just go at it. When it gets to be a chore, start looking for a way out. In the end, a log house is just a house.

    When I read that last sentence, I want to argue with it. It...
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    Welcome aboard Mr. Fire. I also just took the...

    Welcome aboard Mr. Fire. I also just took the course... from Skip in 1981. You'll like it here.

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    Glad to see you back. Of course, you already...

    Glad to see you back.

    Of course, you already know that it doesn't matter how smooth we like OUR chinking. Every single one of our places turns out different.

    My house is rustic. Lots of...
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    I cared. Ooops, sorry, I thought you was...

    I cared.


    Ooops, sorry, I thought you was someone else.

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    The reason I asked if it was diameter or...

    The reason I asked if it was diameter or circumference was to get an idea how thick your walls are. Measuring 36" around the circumference of a log would mean that the diameter would be around 11". ...
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    Please clarify. Are they 24"-36" around?, or...

    Please clarify. Are they 24"-36" around?, or diameter?

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    So, when do you year down the rest of the house...

    So, when do you year down the rest of the house and build the rest of the mansion?

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    I was messing with the snake. I have never seen...

    I was messing with the snake. I have never seen one launch out of a bag like that. I am really comfortable about snakes but I will freely admit that i got a bit spooked with this one. In the end it...
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    Well, there might be more to the story. The snake...

    Well, there might be more to the story. The snake might have been out by the porch. I might not want a snake under the porch, even if it was a rat eater. So I pinned him/her and brought it inside to...
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    Snakes Alive...

    I hate killing them but I really want to stay married so when Patty handed me the hammer I took the easy way...
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    We feel the pain for our Country that our...

    We feel the pain for our Country that our Grandparents felt in the 30's and then again in the 60's.

    It will all be fine. Better than before.





    Probably.
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    And to think that in Great Britain it is merely...

    And to think that in Great Britain it is merely the 4th of July. They don't know what they are missing. My Family has so much and We are so thankful for this National holiday.

    I to am thankful to...
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