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Build a Small Log Cabin #2

This is part 2 of a series on building a small log cabin. This is a reprint from a 1983 Popular Mechanics article by Michael Chotiner with illustrations done by Harry Schaare. Enjoy and I hope this helps in your quest for the ultimate tiny log cabin. Many pioneer cabins were built without foundations because […]

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Build a Small Log Cabin #1

There has been so much interest in tiny and small log cabins that I have found a second article that really fits this area. This is a reprint from a 1983 Popular Mechanics article by Michael Chotiner with illustrations done by Harry Schaare. Enjoy and I hope this helps in your quest for the ultimate […]

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Build Your Own Tiny Log Cabin (Part 3)

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In this post we will discuss some tips for success and ways to finish your tiny log cabin. Steps to success: Draw your plans Build a scale model Make a materials list Do a cost analysis based on the materials list Redraw the plans to fit your budget Cut your logs when they are hardest […]

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