log cabin





8/20/2014
I love my two-story log cabin, which combines recycled and an array of green building materials.
12/31/2013
Using snowshoes to keep our paths and trails open as the snow piles up.
10/21/2013
Regular tasks that keep our cabin comfortable and welcoming.
9/20/2013
Tightening up our log cabin with a mortar mix.
3/8/2013
Noting the time and marking its passing, keeping us in the present.
12/26/2012
The thrill continues living in our handmade house.
10/17/2012
Our new log cabin roof is almost complete.
9/26/2012
Folksinger Michael Johnathon is on tour nationwide. Visit his homepage: www.MichaelJohnathon.com
8/29/2012
Michael Johnathon is a folksinger, songwriter, author and playwright. He also created and hosts the weekly national broadcast of the WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour, heard on over 509 public radio stations, American Forces Radio network in 173 nations. In this blog, Michael muses on discovering the joys of folk music and songwriting.
2/8/2012
A discussion of three power tools to prep your logs or timbers for building.
12/14/2011
Adzes and broad axes have been used for centuries in log cabin building. Learn a bit about what these tools do and how to use them.
7/25/2011
Renovating a heritage log cabin DIY style isn't easy, but with some thought and attention to detail, it can be done - and cheaper than you might think.
6/26/2011
Practical use of a wood mill on the homestead. The benefit of cutting your own lumber.
6/23/2011
The virtues and wisdom of having some projects done by professionals -vs- rather than attempting them yourself. While many can and do their own installation, occasionally it is better to have professionals do the job.
6/20/2011
New wood stove, another unexpected advantage of downsizing, and Murphy's Law.
6/12/2011
Wild flowers in bloom in high country meadows. Wild iris in profusion.
6/7/2011
Carpenter ants: an alternative to chemical treatment. Living within the environment and not attempting to destroy or change it.
6/6/2011
Wild strawberries are a tasty treat.
6/1/2011
Tree stumps, reminders of special moments and birds contribution to life.
5/25/2011
Being prepared for canine emergencies.
5/22/2011
The process of evaluating needs for successful downsizing.
5/18/2011
Pack Rats, cute, tricky and destructive
5/15/2011
Sometimes you have your plans changed for you, so don't put off tomorrow what can be done today.
5/11/2011
Gardening challenges at high elevation.
5/6/2011
Homesteading with wild animals and how to cope with their antics.
4/29/2011
If you have questions on how we accomplished our dream - ask us maybe our experience will help you. We welcome questions on how life is in the high mountains of S. Colorado. Please visit our personal blog for more information on us.
3/22/2011
Restoring a heritage log cabin is not something to embark on on a whim, but it can be one of the most rewarding things you'll ever do.
6/9/2009
Share your thoughts about natural building methods including straw bale building, cordwood construction, earth building and more.




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