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Off Grid Log Cabin #2: Off Grid Log Cabin: Moving 1000 pound Logs Solo

12-19-2018 04:00 AM by MaxAdvoko | 0 comments »

Hello folks! Back in 2015 during my vacation, I started to build a log cabin using fallen trees at Ladoga Lake. As a side note: I purposefully didn’t chop a single live tree for my cabin construction which made the task more difficult. The task proved to be more difficult than the construction itself. I used extra thick logs for my cabin’s construction. To move wet and heavy logs I used an A-shaped frame with a pulley under its peak.Such leverage and support hoist allows me to minimize friction by lifting one end of the log, helping me move it by myself. Тhe A-shaped frame is made of two dry logs connected together at the top then this joint is reinforced by a wedged do...

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