Demonstrates the necessary tools and explains log building terminology.
This introductory video outlines the general requirements and preparations for working on a log building. It emphasizes serious safety instructions, particularly chain saw safety.
Preparation of building site and instructions for setting up pre-building site.Preparation of building site and instructions for setting up pre-building site.
This video demonstrates a basic saddle notch practice technique and shows the complete procedure for placing a log on the building.
Step-by-step instructions for the Blind Dovetail Notch, Lock Notch and Square Notch.
Step-by-step instructions for the Round Notch, Blind Wall Notch, Dovetail Notch and Post Notch.
Basic instructions for wall construction and control, openings for windows and doors and instructions for electrical access.
Complete instructions on placing second floor beams and for post and beam roof systems.
Step-by-step detail on building king post trusses.