|An Old Family Property, Very Old|
|Dig Em Up.|
We sunk six 24" Sonotubes into shale laden mountain ground. Thank the heavens for diesel power and decent backwoods trails, because we were able to be aided by some small machinery. Lots of bagged concrete and a little ingenuity, and we were able to place all six pier foundations in two days. The next weekend we are all able to head up to "them thar hills," I'll be able to post a lot more on some timber frame assembly and some on site construction techniques. My friend and his father have been busy little beavers, to say the least, on the construction of their cabin and it is coming along beautifully.
|Hooray, We're Finished...For Today!|
|These Hills Are Beautiful Come Autumn|
|An Old, Old Oak|
We stayed in an awesome storybook hunting cabin during our trip, and fortunately, we were the lucky beneficiaries of some neighborly goodwill in the way of showers, material delivery, and the friendship of some plain old fashioned decent people. Plus, I was able to walk away with some birch for use on some future projects and we lined up some decent maple logs to be milled upon our return... more to come!
|Hunting Cabin In The Woods|
Or...Better Yet, A Woodcutter's Cabin!
|Inside The Woodcutter's Cabin|
|Forest Full Of Beautiful Old Trees...Now I'm Drooling|