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How to build your dream cabin in the woods : the ultimate guide to building and maintaining a backcountry getaway / J. Wayne Fears.


"Now, with How to Build Your Dream Cabin in the Woods, everyone can have the refuge they want-a getaway beside a trout-filled stream, near a bass-laden lake, or by a mountain trail with a breathtaking view. This ultimate resource includes photos, blueprints, and diagrams, and covers the steps to constructing the cabin you've always wanted such as: Selecting a site, Gathering construction materials, Deciding on a design that is right for you, Managing your property, Building add-ons, including shooting ranges, an outhouse, or an outside fire ring, Installing cabin security, And more! For generations, nature lovers, writers, and sportsmen have found an escape from their day-to-day world in living closer to nature. J. Wayne Fears offers a complete guide to building without the hassle of a construction crew or outrageous costs"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781510759688
  • ISBN: 1510759689
  • Physical Description: 232 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
"100 tips for constructing your new log home" -- Front cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
The dream-a cabin in the woods -- Selecting a site -- The look you want -- The simple Adirondack shelter -- The Alaskan trapper's-style cabin -- The Appalachian-style cabin -- The family-size cabin -- The hunting/fishing club cabin -- Building with log cabin kits/packages -- The world's best outhouse -- Keeping the cabin warm -- Lighting options for the remote cabin -- Sleeping accommodations -- The outside fire ring-a must for any cabin -- Cabin water supply -- Planning the remote cabin kitchen -- Cabin security -- Managing your property -- Developing a shooting range near your cabin -- Cabin living -- Appendix 1: Sources -- Appendix 2: Chain saw safety -- Appendix 3: Ratings for cabin firewood -- Appendix 4: Liability release form -- Appendix 5: Cross Creek Hollow standard operating procedure -- Appendix 6: Cross Creek Hollow departure checklist -- Appendix 7: Soil testing the cabin yard, wildlife food plot, or garden -- Appendix 8: Average wattage requirement guide -- Index.
Subject: Log cabins > Designs and plans.
Outdoor life.
Wilderness areas.
Wilderness areas.
Log cabins.
Outdoor life.
Genre: Architectural drawings.

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