Building a real log cabin – part 4 – modifications begin

Having hauled up the roofing sheets the over hung roof was added and the basic ‘box’ was completed – below:

 

 

A new doorway was subtracted using the chain saw – only slightly nerve wracking!

Cutting a doorway in a log cabin

 

Now for the start of something big – the first stonework extension to encompass a bathroom downstairs and extra room upstairs:

 

Starting the stone work extension

 

 

Mr Titius – builder and stone mason

 

 

Mr Titus on the wall

 

 

 

Supports included for the floor joists in the next extension

 

 

Willard burning rocks to create our building materials

 

Scaffolding below the upper level doorway

 

 

Corbels built into the new wall to support floor joists.

 

Meanwhile the carpenters create new square entryways connecting the upper levels.

 

The completed stonework of the bathroom extension

 

 

Our local vet and school children

 

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