Tiny House in a Landscape

This week’s Tiny House in a Landscape is a little different. It is a tiny house under construction in a landscape. The photograph was taken by Dave Stonehouse of StoneHouse Woodworks in the Rockies of British Columbia, Canaada. Dave says: I live in Golden, British Columbia in the Rocky Mountains. The picture of the cabin under construction is actually in my back yard. We have a couple of acres. My company is Stonehouse Woodworks. I build log and timber cabins, do finishing carpentry, and build furniture (pretty much anything with wood).

You have to wear a few hats to stay busy in a small town, but I’ve always managed to.

Thank you Dave. I plan to feature this cabin again when it is completed, so, readers stay tuned.

Photo Credits: Dave Stonehouse

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Victoria - Ozarks Crescent Mural - January 28, 2012 Reply

I like those wide logs and I love log cabins. It’ll be fun to see it when it’s finished. Be sure to post back later. 🙂

Beth - January 28, 2012 Reply

Amazing how that tree towers over the cabin-to-be! Yes, please do post photos when you complete it.

Hazel - January 28, 2012 Reply

That’s ‘CANADA’ to you Americans, eh?! ;-D

Mo - January 28, 2012 Reply

Very nice. Would like to see more pictures of the construction details. Thanks!

    Dave Stonehouse - January 29, 2012 Reply

    Thanks for the interest. The logs are large (16″-20″) douglas fir, sawn on two sides to 8″ thick. Half dovetail notches in the corners and the bellies will be chinked with a modern synthetic chinking. I’ll pressure wash and sand the logs once the shell is complete to bring them all to a nice pink colour. There will be a heavy timber loft system over half the building. I tried to include a couple more pics but couldn’t figure out how to get them from gravatar to here. If anyone has any advice on that I’d appreciate it.
    Thanks Dave

      Kent Griswold - January 29, 2012 Reply

      Dave I’ll add those other pictures you sent me. I don’t think you can add them through comments.

        Dave Stonehouse - January 29, 2012 Reply

        Thanks Kent

V - January 29, 2012 Reply

Hey Dave,
Give up some contact information, will ya? I went scouting and SOMEOTHA STONEhousers are gonna benefit from this here posting instead of you’all…

Post and put spaces between the numbers and the email address characters and you should have less spam and while at the same time have a BIG OL’ beacon out here for others to contact you for ANYTHING made of wood…

PS… get a FB account out there for your business in lieu of a website… Load it with pics of YOU and YOUR creations……

    Dave Stonehouse - January 29, 2012 Reply

    Thanks for the prompting. I am in the process of crawling out of my pile of saw dust long enough to establish a website. We’ll get a FB account up this week. Check back, hold me to it.
    Thanks for your interest, Dave

Ellen - January 29, 2012 Reply

You know, I really don’t like the rounded, rustic look of logs in log cabins, but I love this. How come more people don’t build like this, with the wood all squared off and lovely – is it extra difficult, or have some other problem?

    alice h - January 29, 2012 Reply

    I’ve lived in both round and squared log homes and what drove me nuts about the round was how many places there are for dust to settle. This type of wall has all the beauty of solid woood and good joinery but a more practical shape.

Benjamin - January 29, 2012 Reply

Wonderful workmanship! What are the dimensions of the house?

    Dave Stonehouse - January 29, 2012 Reply

    The cabin is 16’x 20′.
    Thanks for the interest.

BigGoofyGuy - January 29, 2012 Reply

It is neat seeing a house being built. Are there any drawings showing how it will look when it is finished? It will be neat to see it when it is done. 🙂

V - January 29, 2012 Reply

dovetails are truly nice.

sesameB - January 30, 2012 Reply

I love those LOGS, too. They are sooooo rural Arkansas.

Fred - January 26, 2014 Reply

Looking Good! The notches look great too 🙂

Chiara - February 13, 2014 Reply

I like the wood joints. Solid work!

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