How to Build a Log Cabin for Less

Lawrence Goldsmith shares his personal experience and tips for how to build a log cabin.



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This model of roof framing uses all log framework beams set in "steps".
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The type of roof framing that the author used for his log cabin.
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Basic roof framing.
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Building your own cabin can be much more affordable and fun than buying someone else's ready-made product.
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Surround your wood stove with metal lining to prevent the logs of your cabin from catching on fire.
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