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Thread: Links and Pics of your home/home in progress!!

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    LHBA Member loghousenut's Avatar
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    Congratulations! Every new anklebiter is a blessing! Now take the class... you can wait as long as you want to build but the sooner you take the class, the sooner you'll be truly on the road.



    Can't wait to get you on the other side.
    Every time I have strayed from the teachings of Skip Ellsworth it has cost me money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thelognoob View Post
    Well I haven’t been a big contributor here just a huge lurker that has read every thread in this section and still have so much questions.

    Big news today!
    The lady is Pregnant! For 10 years we’ve been trying, had given up, and then now out of the blue we’re expecting.
    My motivation level is through the roof, I just wish there were more build threads/ blogs to follow on this side. With my company I’m obsessed with details so I understand and make correct decisions so we can push forward.
    I thank everybody on here
    Esp the current builders who do post on this side, we are hungry for info and all are trying to self educate to make the class that much more understandable.

    There’s a few online blogs of builds but not too many, I will keep trying to educate myself until next year I can take the course!
    Congrats on the pregnancy- it will change everything. I was a lurker for years. I'm writing about our build experience [see link below] because I had the same questions- couldn't see how it was possible that LHBA could be done, but we're doing it. Here's a video my wife helped me make of stacking one log (because I always wanted to see this as a noob, too). Only thing it doesn't show is cutting and peeling the log. And it doesn't show the log falling after it slipped out of the strap (but I posted that separately on my same channel- it's cool to watch a 5,000 lb log hit the dirt).
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    What a video!!!
    We need more
    Of this on this side to keep people educating themselves until they can make the course
    Fantastic job you are doing
    And thanks for the kind word!!

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    LHBA Member John17three's Avatar
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    Here are a few from my build here in Southwest Missouri

    Starts by taking the class.

    Then progresses to buying logs:
    LogHeaven.jpg

    Then to foundation and floor:
    J17threeTEMPfloor.jpg

    Then to getting a few logs on:
    2ndcourse.jpg
    Last edited by John17three; 11-21-2017 at 01:36 PM.
    Build Pictures: https://imgur.com/a/EAJWU
    More Build Pictures: https://imgur.com/a/ca7qYAd

    "In my Father's house are many rooms: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you." --Jesus of Nazerath

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    I'm from MO

    going to class in Feb.

    please keep posting pics of your build

    I eager and cant wait to start building

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    LHBA Member loghousenut's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by MOCABIN View Post
    I'm from MO

    going to class in Feb.

    please keep posting pics of your build

    I eager and cant wait to start building
    And we can't wait to watch. You'll love it.
    Every time I have strayed from the teachings of Skip Ellsworth it has cost me money.

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    Those milled logs are pretty. Are they "cultured" logs? ;-)

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    [QUOTE=loghousenut;142087]I settled on Imgur. I am pleased. Nice to have a web photo site whose name I can pronounce.

    Yeah, Imgur is the best right now.

    I remember way back when I used flickr, then that site kind of fell out of favor as the "it" photosharing site. Then it was Photobucket, same deal, fell out of favor and had an annoying habit of breaking links to photos. Imgur is the best right now, though there latest update seemed to make it harder to manage albums...

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    Quote Originally Posted by John17three View Post
    Here are a few from my build here in Southwest Missouri

    Starts by taking the class.

    Then progresses to buying logs:
    LogHeaven.jpg

    Then to foundation and floor:
    J17threeTEMPfloor.jpg

    Then to getting a few logs on:
    2ndcourse.jpg
    Bumping my post for progress. Up to 5 courses now. If you're curious, my build is a 30x30 LHBA plans built on 4' stem wall. The logs pictures are about 15" to 16" butts and 13-14 tops. See pic:

    5thcourse.JPG
    Build Pictures: https://imgur.com/a/EAJWU
    More Build Pictures: https://imgur.com/a/ca7qYAd

    "In my Father's house are many rooms: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you." --Jesus of Nazerath

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    Fantastic work!
    Please keep posting pics! How are you stacking them , with a telehandler? How long is it taking to set a log/course? I’m sure lots of us noobs would love to know!

    Congrats btw, house will be awesome!

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