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The Lac Vieux Desert Ceremonial Lodge

By Brent Preston (reprinted from fall 2008 newsletter) (Sent in by Neil Maclean of Timberlinx) New technology helps an Indian band realise their vision of a traditional log structure. The recent history of the Lac Vieux Desert Chippewa of northern … Continue reading

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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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Save Us

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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