A Classic Manual for Building Log Cabins, Forest Shelters, and Cabin Furniture
This deluxe unabridged reprint Legacy Edition of Building With Logs is full of old-time tips and methods from the forest experts on how to build log cabins, shelters, houses, and buildings with the natural materials from the woods. This nifty handbook originally from 1945 contains excellent drawings, plans, and photos of the day of actual forest service buildings used in practice.
This classic book contains instruction on how to find and prepare timbers, cutting and hewing logs, setting buildings and cabins on foundations, variations on cornering and building edges, flooring and roofing, calking and chinking walls, and the tools used for building log cabins and timber structures. Also included are descriptions and drawings for building rustic furnishings.
This book makes a perfect gift for folks who long for a weekend in their getaway cabin in the woods, or any person who is into outdoors life, camping, and cabin life. Also great for hunters, bushcrafters, and scouts
A part of the Library of American Outdoors Classics: Volume 15
This Doublebit Legacy Edition reprint of Building With Logs is professionally restored and presented from the original source with the highest degree of fidelity possible. Readers can enjoy this Legacy Edition for generations to come and learn from its timeless knowledge for years to come.
About the Doublebit Press Library of American Outdoors Classics
Sometimes we need to remember our history to move forward. Sometimes, remembering our heritage is just fun or inspirational. With technology playing a major role in everyday life, sometimes we need to take a step back in time to find those basic building blocks used for gaining mastery - the things that we have luckily not completely lost and has been recorded in books over the last two centuries. These skills aren't forgotten, they've just been shelved. It's time to unshelve them once again and reclaim the lost knowledge of self-sufficiency
As a part of the Doublebit Press Library of American Outdoors Classics, this unabridged Legacy Edition volume is reprinted in the exact form as it was presented in the original publication. Both important and minor details have equally both been accounted for by our publishing staff, down to the cover, font, layout, and images. It is the goal of Doublebit Legacy Edition series to preserve outdoors heritage, but also be cherished as collectible pieces, worthy of collection in any outdoorsperson's library and that can be passed to future generations.