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  1. Old barnwood for siding?

    Building & Construction
    I'm building a log cabin by reassembling an 1800's log house. I have some old barn wood than i just took off an old shed, denailed them, and stacked them with air-spacers. I would like to use the old boards for the exterior siding on the eves above the logs. The logs will go about 13' high and...
  2. Cedar post or stone piers for porch?

    Building & Construction
    I am planning to build a log cabin and trying to use materials that would look appropiate for an old log cbin. The logs are going to be reassambled and re-cut from an 1800's log cabin. I plan to have a cover 8' wide front porch across the entire front which is 40' long. It will be a covered...
  3. log cabin sealing

    Building & Construction
    I am doing some work on a log cabin built with 4x4 square logs. there was no tounge and grove put in when it was built so now that the logs have cured and shrunk, there are fairly large gaps between some of them (up to 1/2") and rain is comeing through. I was thinking about filling the gaps...
  4. log cabin dilemma

    Interior Decorating
    so my family is moving to a log cabin in pretty much the middle of nowhere. its actually a decent sized house and, lucky me, i got a really big room. but its at the top of the house where it points and one wall is wood. http://img15.imageshack.us/my.php?image=houseb.jpg the other side is a...
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