Rough Building: Our Country Cabin

For years two brothers dreamed of building a country cabin, and finally did on an island in Lake Bonaparte, New York.

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David and Herb's mostly finished country cabin. Slab-sawed siding—boards sliced from whole, unsquared saw logs with the bark left on the edges—give it a distinctive look.
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