Construction

A Wood Shed At Last

A Wood Shed At Last

We’ve lived at the property for almost 7 years now, and until this summer, we had stacks of firewood sitting around in tipi style stacks. Stacking the wood like this does help shed water and preserve the wood longer than if it were just laying on […]

Cabin Update 9/22/12 – The Home Stretch

Cabin Update 9/22/12 – The Home Stretch

We are almost there…we’ve been telling each other that for weeks…but this time it’s true. We passed the electrical inspection yesterday, so the electric company will be here early next week to turn on our power! We will spend the next few days finishing up […]

Cabin Update 9/5/12

Cabin Update 9/5/12

We have been working fast and furious on the cabin this last month. So much so, that we stop when we realize we can’t see anymore or take another step and it must be time to eat and go to bed. This means one day […]

Cabin Update 8/9/12

Cabin Update 8/9/12

We are working fast and furious, from early to late every day, to finish the house by the end of the month. It is hard to take time to post much about our progress, because I feel a strong pull to be out there working. […]

Cabin Update 7/30/12

Cabin Update 7/30/12

Before we put the insulation in, we put insect control on all of the horizontal surfaces so it will be permanently sealed in the walls. We used Diatomaceous Earth – insects in general, Timbor (trade name for a boron powder) – wood eating insects, and […]

Cabin Update 7/19/12

Cabin Update 7/19/12

The log wall on the west side of the living room is almost finished. After distressing the logs and getting them up, we stained them. We intended it to be much lighter than the ceiling, but it went on a lot darker than we expected. […]

Distressing Logs

Distressing Logs

We have been distressing the exterior logs before we put them up. One wall of the interior is also distressed logs, but we took a few extra steps on these.

Cabin Update 7/13/12 – Drywall Going Up

Cabin Update 7/13/12 – Drywall Going Up

We have all the drywall up in the downstairs…and all the lathe up for the board and batten!




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