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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The saddle notch has a corner on the notch market for round-log construction. The V notch is especially suitable for use with a small-diameter hewn logs. The half-dovetail is the primary hewnlog notch, offering strong, tight joints.
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