Log Construction Manual Revised Edition: The Ultimate Guide to Building Lag Homes - Full Color

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My best-selling book is now in a full-color edition. Brand new in 2016. Improved chapters, and hundreds of new drawings and photos. The Log Construction Manual tells you what you need to know to build your own handcrafted log home shell. This is a comprehensive and thorough guide to how to scribe-fit logs to each other, cut notches, and build roof support systems of large, round, naturally-shaped logs. The Log Construction Manual is packed with information that is available nowhere else - including the Log Selection Rules, Chambers' brilliant and simple method for choosing which log to use next; detailed instructions for building handcrafted log roof trusses; step-by-step directions for laying out sill logs for any design or floor plan; how to cut state-of-the-art compression-fit saddle notches; methods to keep notches and grooves tight over time; allowing for settling and shrinkage of log walls; scribing tips that pro's use; and much more.

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Author(s): Robert W Chambers

Our Price: $44.95
  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Deep Stream Press; 1st edition (2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0971573638
  • ISBN-13: 978-0971573635
  • Package Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds

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