Building and Restoring the Hewn Log House

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Betterway Books, 1994 - House & Home - 162 pages
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A practical guide to building and restoring the traditional log cabin, supplemented with helpful illustrations and diagrams.

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The Classic Hewn-Log House: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building and Restoring

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Hewn-log houses are tied to America's pioneer heritage. In this third edition of McRaven's book on the subject--the first was titled Building the Hewn-Log House (1978) and the second Building and ... Read full review


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Charles McRaven is a stonemason and blacksmith, nationally known for building and repairing dozens of stone structures and log homes. He has written extensively on stone, including the books "Building with Stone" and "Stonework", and articles for "Country Journal", "Fine Homebuilding", and many regional magazines. He lectures and conducts workshops and private courses in stone construction. Charles lives in Virginia.

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