Log Construction Manual by Robert Chambers - Revised
This full-color edition, completely revised in 2016, is probably the most comprehensive resource on the topic of log building. Handcrafted, Scribe-fit, Chinkless, Full-scribe, Compression-fit, Double-cut, Kerfed, Log Selection, Sill Log Layout, Log Trusses, R-Value, Gaskets, Hand-hewn, Scandinavian Full-scribe, Saddle-notch, Long groove, Handmade, Settling, Engineering, Log Building Tools, Books, Purlins & Ridges, Log Valleys and Hips, Rafters, Gin Poles, Log Joists, Underscribed, & Trees.
All this, and more. This is the information you need to help you build your own handcrafted log home: detailed, practical instructions by an experienced builder and teacher. This is the #1 selling how-to log home book. It is the most complete how-to book available, with detailed, how-to instructions and details that no other book has. 282 pages of valuable log building lessons. Hundreds of color photos and drawings. Clearly written, with easy-to-understand explanations of difficult topics. Step-by-step directions. Log building secrets revealed by a master builder. Soft cover.