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by Daniel Combellick For those unfamiliar with the project, It was started the summer of 2012. I have 12 acres just 30 minutes north of Vilnius, Lithuania. 2012 saw the completed exterior shell, which I originally planned without the full bath. 2013 I insulated, drywalled, plastered, wired, and installed the woodstove and chimney. Spring of […]Continue reading
I was able to return to my homestead on April 15th. There was still plenty of snow, but the trusty Subaru made it. Closest in the pic is the original 70 year old log house. There is not a single doorway I can walk through upright. Unfortunately, it was not built well enough to save, […]Continue reading
So my building season has ended. The outside, barring a few details, is finished. The last article ended with me getting ready for the roof. They do wood roofs quite differently here than in the USA. My roof is a blend of the two systems. The only problem encountered was to make the person installing […]Continue reading
by Dan Combellick Again working alone. I like it most of the time, but there are moments when a second set of hands would be, well, handy. This new project is on a farm not far from the capitol of Lithuania, Vilnius. This makes it much easier to acquire various building materials. But in general, […]Continue reading
by Daniel Combellick *New Photos added The house began with ordering 60 logs from the forest service, which they delivered to the site. Common Fir. Some of these I used to build a small hut, which were all hand-hewn, along with some Birch logs taken from my forest. I lived in this small 12 X […]Continue reading