Low-Cost Log Home Building
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Written by Troop Emonds, the leading authority on low-cost log home building, this guide is a concise and timely look at how to build your own low-cost log home. This book shows you how to make your own hand hewn log home. By building your own low-cost log home you can truly become self-reliant, own your own home, and finally get off the grid.
Troop Emonds is a master log homebuilder who has been featured on the cover of Mother Earths News. In Low-Cost Log Home Building, Troop shares his insights and experience to prepare you for your building project. This detailed log construction manual tells you what you need to know to build your own handcrafted low-cost log home. Presented as a comprehensive and thorough guide from selecting logs, to cutting notches, and working effectively throughout all phases of home construction.
This iPad edition is designed to go right to the worksite with you, providing you a ready reference for your building project.
Packed with information that is available nowhere else — including Troops log selection rules, his brilliant and simple methods for choosing which log to use next; detailed instructions for building your complete home including, step-by-step directions for laying out logs for a variety of included floor plans. This guide to building techniques includes the rules of thumb that Troop uses to keep the work moving forward with humor and grace.
More than a home building guide this book is a spiritual journey, building you up, as you build your house.
What's New in Version 1.2
Updated subtitle some minor spacing problems and spelling errors corrected.. Added some content and graphics to improve book detail and spacing. Prior Version 1.1 crashed on upload so I was not sure if it completed correctly - Version 1.2 will replace it.