Log Cabins: How to Build and Furnish Them

A practical and charming guide to building your own log cabin.

Ever wanted a cabin or little cottage in the woods but don’t know where to start? This handy book offers clear, practical instructions on how to build your own log cabin—and furnish it, too—while harmonizing the structure with the surrounding environment.

Log Cabins includes all the information you need to select the best timber, discover the optimal camp location, and employ the proper tools to build and furnish a beautiful cabin in the woods. You will also find line drawings of:

Lean-tos
Fireplaces
Adirondack cabins
Simple log structures
Stairways
Beamed ceilings
Furniture
And more!

This how-to manual provides easy-to-understand and must-know information to make your cabin dream a reality.

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By Elizabeth (Bellingham, WA) · ★★★☆☆ · August 30, 2011
Reprinted from the turn-of-the-20th-century original, this abundantly illustrated primer charmingly covers everything from site selection (avoid bogs) to factors to consider when deciding what trees to cut for logs and when to fell them, various building techniques, and even how to build any furn... ...more