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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