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Project by Dick, & Barb Cain posted 06-18-2007 09:04 PM 1179 views 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When our boys’ were young, this used to be their sleeping shack.

Barb has made it her own little Library now. She is half Swedish, so she picked the Swedish name,

Liten Lektyr Stuga which means Little Library House.

The room on the left is the library. It measures 8’ x 10’, the right half is the tool shed. It’s made for short people, so I bump my head on the lower portion.
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Some interior images.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1





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WayneC

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#1 posted 06-18-2007 09:08 PM

Sounds like a wonderful hideaway. Have you migrated up there yet?

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 06-18-2007 09:09 PM

Dick….you have no idea how jealous I am of your piece of paradise. What a wonderful looking place. The boys must have loved it, and what a great place to read a book. You character shows in the place…..it would be difficult to imagine a place more comfortable and friendly looking.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 06-18-2007 09:18 PM

that is MY kinds of get-away.
These multi-million dollar “cottages” don’t tickle my fancy. It just seems to me that I’d be spending my time housekeeping! I hate housekeeping.

and to Barb: ... I’ll see how close I get with this (without accents of course) Hej da. Hur mar du? Jag mar fint.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#4 posted 06-18-2007 09:21 PM

I ditto what Bob said, very nice and cozy looking.

Diane

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LJ

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#5 posted 06-18-2007 10:07 PM

You and Barb must be related to Laura Ingalls Wilder of Little House on the Prairie fame… beautiful sign craftwork for a delightful building.

-- Peace, LJ http://beam.to/4goldens.org

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Mark A. DeCou

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#6 posted 06-18-2007 10:33 PM

what a treasure that little house and sign are, not to mention the memories you have of the place!

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#7 posted 06-18-2007 10:44 PM

Thanks to All,
I just added some interior pictures.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#8 posted 06-18-2007 11:11 PM

Beautiful piece of heaven Dick, you’re a very lucky man. Any walleye in that lake? jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#9 posted 06-18-2007 11:16 PM

It has Walleye, but I haven’t fished for years now. I have more fun chiseling, & moving dirt around. I made 250 feet of road with my trusty number 2 shovel, & wheelbarrow.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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jockmike2

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#10 posted 06-18-2007 11:19 PM

Wow, what the heck is the road, for you making a road to Lake of the Woods. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#11 posted 06-18-2007 11:42 PM

Here’s the road. It’s all done now, 7 there’s grass growing on it.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#12 posted 06-18-2007 11:55 PM

((waving back at ya))

what a treasure. It is so nice to see beautiful people having something so beautiful … you know what I mean

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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oscorner

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#13 posted 06-19-2007 02:39 AM

What a great get away, except for the hum of woodworking tools while one is trying to read. LOL. ;^)

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#14 posted 06-19-2007 03:02 AM

Dick, this is soooo awesome!!! I hope I can be as great a dad as you obviously are. My boys are still young and I look forward to the time when we look back and enjoy the good memories.

-- Making sawdust is what I do best

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#15 posted 06-19-2007 08:10 PM

man…I thought CALI was beautiful…great sign…better building…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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