Building Your Log Cabin from Scratch

Did you know that you can build a cozy log cabin on your own? This is possible as long as you acquire the right materials; you have assistance and the appropriate instructions. One thing you should be prepared for is the fact that there will be a lot of physical work involved. This involves, felling, peeling, cutting, notching and lifting if you have to build it from scratch.

Some of the things you should do include; plotting your land, choosing a plan, getting professional advice on the type of logs to use, getting insurance, having a budget, knowing the ideal time to build and knowing how to give your cabin home a perfect finish.

Plan Your Log Cabin

One of the most important things you can do before starting the construction is having a full construction schedule detailing. It simply means planning your log cabin home. Keep your goals in mind; research on building techniques, log preparation, foundation, site clearance, construction and finalize your budget.


When it comes to selecting the best logs for your cabin, it’s imperative that you talk to a professional. This is because they will advise you on the most ideal ones depending on where …

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