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Building a Cabin in Alaska Wilderness with the Logosol M5 Chainsaw Mill: Day 8

by dotcompost 15. November 2012 18:11

Cabin Building Day 8

Finally warmed up in AK so I got a chance to get out and work on the cabin today. Here are some of the pics.

Pulling out Logs to make corner beams.


Pulling out beam logs pic 2


Getting ready to make 7x7 beams for corner posts and mid post.


First pass on corner beam, been getting pretty smooth cuts with the Baileys Low Profile Chain

 

First pass image 2

 

Second pass beam is 7" thick

 

Second pass picture 3

 

Finishest 7x7 post

 

First corner post in place and braced

 

One side wall completed 8' tall with true 2x4's on 16" centers

 

Getting logs just before dark (4 pm) for cutting Sunday.

 

Racking logs for cutting Sunday

 

Hopefully more walls up on Sunday.

 

Be sure to check back next Thursday for Part 9!

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