Category Archives: Log Buildings

What is a Handcrafted Log Home?

Following centuries old practices, trees are cut when the sap is low, usually in late fall or early winter.  Bark is taken off with a “bark spud” followed by peeling with a drawknife and laid out on elevated racks to … Continue reading

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Recreation Buildings and Structures

By Robert G. Kenel (reprinted from spring 2010 newsletter) Recently, I have been involved with reconstructing some government buildings and bridges. My research has intrigued me. The CCC (Civilian Construction Corporation) built many of the projects. My research sent me … Continue reading

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By Bob Kenel (reprinted from spring 2008 newsletter) Over the last 30 years of log building and restoration, I thought by now I’ve seen just about everything. In stick built construction I may have, most are built fairly the same. … Continue reading

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