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How to make a log cabin retreat
That is extremely inspiring; a fantastic and beautiful job!
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Thank you for responding to both my questions in your previous response-critters and moisture. After four years or so how is the critter count? I love your cabin!
Where did you source your logs from? Did you cut them down on the place?
Where did your logs? off the place?
You coud´ve probably used moss for chinking, then push some mud into it for better insulation. It's what's used traditionally in some parts of the world for similar purposes. - FlorinJ
Yes I wouldn't fill it to the top with cement so insulation could be placed before laying the plywood flooring down. Thanks for your response! It was helpful! ? - HeatherT4
More solid possibly - but more solid beyond solid enough is just waste, from an engineer´s point of view. More warm definitely not - air is quite a good thermal insulator, whereas concrete is not.He could have filled the voids with dry pine/fir tree needles, if there are pine/fir trees in the neighborhood. Those needles are filled with resin, critters don't eat them and they rot away extremely slowly. - FlorinJ
This was beautifully executed and a big inspiration. Going to forward to my 27 year old son who has just this week discovered the Laurentians, and it was love at first site. Your log cabin retreat would certainly fit into that idyllic landscape. Thanks so much! - SharonW74
I am considering some solar panels so thanks for the info. As for the floor, puring a floating pad in cement like that of a garage would be an expense as well as the labor required to put in proper footings. Given that it is in one of my fields, just getting the cement there would be an adventure itself. I havent had any problem with critters as of yet except for one rogue garter snake that came for a visit when I had the door open.
Why wouldn't you fill the bottom floor with cement before putting the plywood down to make the floor? Wouldn't that make the structure more sound, warm, and keep critters from crawling inside? - HeatherT4
I'm wondering if filling the floor joists with cement would make the structure more solid, warm, and keep critters from getting inside? - HeatherT4
So I'm a little confused now on the materials. Can you list the materials needed again, please? Or are the ones listed correct? Thank you!
Directions were a little off but it turned out well
And your shelves are supposed to be 2 foot strips glued together not 1 foot strips. And to do that you need 6 boards not 5.
I think you mean 1x6x6 boards and not 1x4x6
'I used pressure treat 4x4s cemented 4 feet deep in the ground as a foundation.'great job, macro! how many post did you end up using? used a post-hole digger or a power augur?we want to build a thirty by thirty with a sleeping loft--maybe 4x4 aren't stout enough--possibly 6x6...thank you!
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