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Log Cabins: How to Build and Furnish Them

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Ever wanted a cabin or little cottage in the woods but dont know where to start? With Log Cabins, author William S. Wicks offers clear, practical instructions on how to build your own log cabin—and furnish it, too—while harmonizing the structures interior and exterior with the surrounding environment. Topics include:

• Location scouting and preparation

• Foundations, tools, and materials

• Roofs and shingles

• Floors, ceilings, and partitions

• Chimneys and fireplaces

• Screens, windows, and shutters

• Doors and stairs

• And more!

With line drawings of lean-tos, Adirondack cabins, simple log structures, furniture, and more, this handy how-to manual provides easy-to-understand and must-know information to make your cabin dream a reality.

Synopsis:

A practical and charming guidebook to building your own log cabin.

About the Author

William S. Wicks is the author of the manual Log Cabins and Cottages: How to Build and Furnish Them, which promotes the harmonization of a building--both the interior and exterior--with its immediate surroundings, and Log Cabins. Wicks served as Buffalo Parks Commissioner from 1897 to 1900. He was a life member of the Historical Society and the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy as well as a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Wicks retired from the Green & Wicks architectural firm in 1917 and passed away two years later.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781616081843
Author:
Wicks, William S
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Author:
Wicks, William S.
Subject:
Carpentry
Subject:
Home Construction-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20110231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
More than 100 color photographs
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1 in

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