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    How come I am just now seeing this and how come...

    How come I am just now seeing this and how come everyone is waiting for me to welcome you home? Must I do all the heavy lifting around here?

    How about you get situated over on the member's side of...
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    You know, you could always find the lowest log...

    You know, you could always find the lowest log that has never been submerged, and make the log above it your sill log.

    Cut a wide vertical groove from the ground to the new sill log.

    Hog out...
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    Back about a thousand years ago, I lived in San...

    Back about a thousand years ago, I lived in San Antonio and watched them raise the roof on that big ole stadium where they played basketball. It was about 40' they raised it and it took them a year....
  4. What is it about the stain that makes it work...

    What is it about the stain that makes it work better? Does it have to be an oil based stain?
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    Well, as usual, you are right Peter. Every once...

    Well, as usual, you are right Peter. Every once in awhile Chickadee tells us something we might miss otherwise.

    The OP has 3 other videos and I still like them. Keep it up, Building Dreams.
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    Not often Allen disagrees with me, but I say that...

    Not often Allen disagrees with me, but I say that movie is the right length. Lack of yack and just watch how it is done.

    Very similar to the movies that Mr Chickadee puts on YouTube.

    Sent from...
  7. I met the guy when I was in LA. Seems we are...

    I met the guy when I was in LA. Seems we are related.

    He is Completleynuts (CPN)!

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    San, this won't help you but it will illustrate...

    San, this won't help you but it will illustrate why we LHBA members do some of the weird things we do.

    Most normal houses, and most log kit houses as well, have about 18" of roof overhang. Even...
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    Off subject but related, something funny happened...

    Off subject but related, something funny happened to me that demonstrates how strangely the deteriorating human mind can react to outside stimuli.

    In video 4, at about 14:20, the videographer's ...
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    I just spent 7-1/2 hours watching all 5 videos....

    I just spent 7-1/2 hours watching all 5 videos. Took so long because I had to keep stopping for my metric conversions.

    I have to say, I am super impressed by what this fellow has accomplished in a...
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    Have you ever seen white foam insulation?

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  12. My guess too. Did you build it or someone else? ...

    My guess too. Did you build it or someone else?

    It looks like it was chinked with Permachink on one side, then spray foamed from the other side before Chinking the other side.

    Just my guess.
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  13. You could strip the tinfoil off of that thing and...

    You could strip the tinfoil off of that thing and make a bunch of tinfoil hats.

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  14. Moe AND Wilensky! I have always been a Ron...

    Moe AND Wilensky!

    I have always been a Ron Smith. I would kill for either one of your names and you, you lucky dog, you got both of them in consecutive order!

    The log house is a mess and you...
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    YES, YES, YES... Happy Thanksgiving! We are...

    YES, YES, YES... Happy Thanksgiving!

    We are celebrating Thanksgiving this year with most of our family right here wherever we happened to be in the middle of Texas....
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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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