A Guide to Building the Traditional Hewn-Log Home

A guide to building the traditional hewn-log home, including information on master logsmith Peter Gott and his log-building workshop, creating a solid foundation, site preparation, digging and acquiring logs.

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By taking notch measurements from a chalked centerline common to all four logs in a round, and using a couple of straightforward algebraic formulas to calculate notch depths (D and U), you can eliminate all guesswork.
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