The Classic Hewn-log House

The Classic Hewn-log House

A Step-by-step Guide to Building and Restoration

Book - 2005
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A classic of early American architecture, the hewn-log house has a unique rustic charm and character. In this engaging and informative guide, Charles McRaven provides illustrated step-by-step instructions that cover every aspect of building your own log house, from selecting the site and hewing the first log to laying the final chimney stone. Whether you’re building a new house or restoring an old one, McRaven offers proven techniques and time-tested advice that will help you successfully create a warm and inviting hewn-log home.



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McRaven's guide is introduced as the bible of the vanishing art of hewn-log construction by a U. of Virginia professor emeritus of architecture. In this third edition of a book first published in 1980, a seasoned craftsman distinguishes between a log cabin and a log house, and offers historical context on this classic American building style. He emphasizes using recycled materials and provides well-illustrated directions. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., c2005
ISBN: 9781580175906
1580175902
Characteristics: 198 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm

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