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Off Grid Log Cabin: Laying Extra-Thick Logs Solo

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Project by MaxAdvoko posted 12-16-2018 04:06 PM 2052 views 1 time favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello folks,

Back in 2015 during my vacation, I started to build a log cabin using fallen trees at Ladoga Lake. So, I decided to reclaim those extra-thick logs for my cabin’s construction.
I am a practicing lawyer based in St.Petersburg, Russia and can work on this colonization project only during my summer vacation, which is about a month a year. This is why my log cabin is still not quite finished, and I have a lot of interesting challenges ahead of me.

I chose a round notch (also knows as a saddle cope) to join logs in my cabin.

Here is the second episode on its construction (4 min): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cot3y87cvvk&lc=z22xyhhqfyqcsdgnnacdp433mw424rh2kjrykozcxslw03c010c.1544888394368333

Thank you,

Max

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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 12-16-2018 04:36 PM

Красивые!!

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MaxAdvoko

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#2 posted 12-16-2018 05:23 PM

))


Красивые!!

- woodbutcherbynight


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Mark

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#3 posted 12-16-2018 05:27 PM

I really enjoyed your video. Your skills are outstanding and your determination is to be admired. Well done.

-- Mark

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#4 posted 12-16-2018 05:37 PM

Nice job.

A true pioneer! Hope you get to enjoy that for many decades.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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MaxAdvoko

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#5 posted 12-16-2018 06:38 PM

Mark, thank you very much for your kind words. I have a few more episodes on this log cabin coming soon (twice a month)...


I really enjoyed your video. Your skills are outstanding and your determination is to be admired. Well done.

- Mark


-- Let good people watch good videos!

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MaxAdvoko

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#6 posted 12-16-2018 06:38 PM

Thank you!


Nice job.

A true pioneer! Hope you get to enjoy that for many decades.

- ralbuck


-- Let good people watch good videos!

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#7 posted 12-16-2018 09:43 PM

I enjoy watching the video and seeing how you do things. Great craftsmanship fitting the logs.

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#8 posted 12-16-2018 09:59 PM

Your log cabin project reminds me of Dick Proenneke, who lived alone for nearly thirty years in the mountains of Alaska in a log cabin that he built himself. Check him out on YouTube. Very cool labor of love that you are working on – it must be very gratifying.

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#9 posted 12-16-2018 10:08 PM

Some people pick some pretty big projects… This would be one of those for sure. Very cool.

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MaxAdvoko

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#10 posted 12-16-2018 11:10 PM

Thank you:))


Some people pick some pretty big projects… This would be one of those for sure. Very cool.

- dannmarks


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MaxAdvoko

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#11 posted 12-16-2018 11:11 PM

Yep, heard that name before..)))


Your log cabin project reminds me of Dick Proenneke, who lived alone for nearly thirty years in the mountains of Alaska in a log cabin that he built himself. Check him out on YouTube. Very cool labor of love that you are working on – it must be very gratifying.

- Noel


-- Let good people watch good videos!

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MaxAdvoko

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#12 posted 12-16-2018 11:11 PM

Thank you for your kind words, redoak!


I enjoy watching the video and seeing how you do things. Great craftsmanship fitting the logs.

- Redoak49

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#13 posted 12-16-2018 11:46 PM

Great video, Max!

Claude

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#14 posted 12-17-2018 01:39 AM

Max, this is awesome! Nice job on this. You’ll have to post some pictures of the inside as you’re finishing it up. I would love to see the finished project. Thanks for sharing this.

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#15 posted 12-17-2018 01:43 AM

Thank you, Claude!


Great video, Max!

Claude

- ClaudeF


-- Let good people watch good videos!

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