Part how to, part adventure, A Home From The Woods details methods used for four different log cabin projects: Restoring A Standing Cabin; Building A Hand-hewn Cabin; Building with Rounded Logs; and Taking Down and Recreating An Original Log Cabin.
The straightforward advice is put in perspective with a personal narrative of the challenges and rewards of building that idyllic cabin in the woods. More
If you’ve ever dreamt of building your own log cabin or home, or wondered if and how it could be done, you’ll find the answers and inspiration here. Half personal narrative, half how-to, A Home From The Woods details the methods used for four different log cabin projects: Uncovering and Restoring A Standing Cabin; A Hand-hewn Cabin; Building with Rounded Logs; and Taking Down and Recreating An Original Log Cabin.
That straightforward advice is countered with a first person narrative as the author relates his young family’s experiences and adventures completing these projects. With limited resources and less know-how, but plenty of determination and a little creativity— they show if you long for that idyllic cabin of earth and wood, it's within your reach.
And, even if you’re not about to step foot in the forest you’ll be entertained reading about some of the unique challenges that go with “the simple life” in the country.