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Project by Mike Chapman posted 03-01-2011 04:23 PM 4422 views 16 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The White Pine Hunting Cabin is now complete. Ok, what’s next? Rustic furniture, you say?

-- mikechapmanwoodworker.squarespace.com





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Pete Wadey

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#1 posted 03-01-2011 04:30 PM

Mike, that is awesome. What a solid cabin. It will definitely last for ever.

-- Pete Wadey , http://workshop-aprons.blogspot.com/

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rance

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#2 posted 03-01-2011 04:42 PM

Hey, and you did it with genuine hand-cut dovetails, exactly how we all do them on our small boxes… WITH A CHAINSAW!!! Very nicely done Mike.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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dubsaloon

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#3 posted 03-01-2011 04:43 PM

I love it! I want one…Now for a place in the woods to hide it from my wife. He he he

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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canadianchips

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#4 posted 03-01-2011 04:44 PM

It turned out great. Thanks for posting the finished cabin.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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dpoisson

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#5 posted 03-01-2011 04:47 PM

Wow!! Building a cabin like this is a dream of mine…maybe one day!

How big is the cabin? The floor is really beautiful: What is it exactly?

Finally, what did you put in between the logs?

Cheers and again, awesome work!

Fish

-- http://picasaweb.google.ca/dpoisson

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TreeBones

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#6 posted 03-01-2011 05:10 PM

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David Drummond

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#7 posted 03-01-2011 05:14 PM

that is awesome… did you have any previous experience building log homes before you built your home or did you just learn as you went? I have always been intrigued with log homes and hope to build one myself if things work out as planned.

-- "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do... Explore, Dream, Discover” Mark Twain

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RexMcKinnon

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#8 posted 03-01-2011 05:17 PM

That is cool. I love it. That would be a dream shop for me.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Bluepine38

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#9 posted 03-01-2011 05:18 PM

OK, where is the essential Chic Sales with the half moon door, so you can be comfortable when the
snow is half past your elbows and that 30 point buck is peeking around the only big tree in miles.
Great looking little cabin, I guess the stair/ladder leads to a sleeping loft. Hope you enjoy many years
of use and generate many happy hunting stories around that stove. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Bertha

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#10 posted 03-01-2011 06:11 PM

Absolutely spectacular! Fellow log home owner, Al.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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swirt

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#11 posted 03-01-2011 06:52 PM

That is a great looking cabin. I like the merging of the logs and the timberframe porch. Well done.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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KMT

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#12 posted 03-01-2011 07:06 PM

Fantastic! Love the details

-- - Martin

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helluvawreck

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#13 posted 03-01-2011 07:07 PM

This cabin is absolutely a beautiful thing to behold. I’ll make this a favorite.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Mike Chapman

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#14 posted 03-01-2011 07:40 PM

Thank you for all the ego boosting comments. I love them. To answer a few of your questions: the flooring is tongue and groove pine with dark stain and fast drying poly. My wife and I live in a log home that we built 15 years ago. Building a log structure is easier than a stick structure.

Checkout my website for many more work-in-process photos. Thanks again everybody!

mikechapmanwoodworker.squarespace.com

-- mikechapmanwoodworker.squarespace.com

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MasterSergeant

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#15 posted 03-01-2011 07:59 PM

I am envious, great for you!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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