How to Build Your Dream Cabin in the Woods: The Ultimate Guide to Building and Maintaining a Backcountry Getaway

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Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated, 2010 - House & Home - 230 pages
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Here is the ultimate resource for finally turning your dream into reality. With photos, blueprints, and diagrams, Fears thoroughly covers the process of constructing the cabin you’ve always wanted. From buying land, construction materials, deciding on lighting, the water system, and on-site constructions--such as shooting ranges, an outhouse, or an outside fire ring--this is a book filled with nuggets of wisdom from a specialist in the field: J. Wayne Fears is a wildlife biologist by training who has organized big-game hunting camps, guided canoe trips, and run commercial getaway operations. He built his own log cabin in the early 1990s and has been enjoying it ever since. Now you can build and enjoy the cabin you've always dreamed of, too.

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A great book, written by one of the legendary outdoorsmen in America. This is not a construction-type book, but guides the reader through the planning process and how to make your retreat that special place that fulfills your dream. It covers everything from selecting the site for your cabin, to how to cook with a dutch oven and bean-hole; everything from appliances to managing the property to get the most our of your "wilderness" retreat. 

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J. Wayne Fears lives in Heflin, Alabama, near Anniston.

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