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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To use a draw knife, stand to one side and pull the tool toward you at a slight angle to the log. Peel through the bark and sapwood, down to solid wood.
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