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How to Build and Furnish a Log Cabin: The easy, natural way using only hand tools and the woods around you

ISBN: 978-0-02-001670-0
166 pages
November 1974
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W. Ben Hunt's classic has earned a reputation as the" authentic handbook since it was first published in 1939. Updated in 1974, it remains the only step-by-step guide to building log cabins and log furniture -- pioneer style."
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Foreword.

Introduction to Log Cabin Construction.

1. The Cabin and the Site.

2. Logs and Other Materials.

3. Tools.

4. Foundations and Fireplaces.

5. Walls.

6. Roofs.

7. Windows, Doors, and Shutters.

8. Floors, Stairs, and Ceilings.

9. Partitions, Additions, and Porches.

10. Fixtures and Fireplace Equipment.

11. Ligting and Heating.

12. Reconditioning Old Log Cabins.

13. Outddor Fireplaces.

14. Help Wanted.

Introduction to Rustic Construction.

15. Slab Furniture.

16. Interior Fixtures and Equipment.

17. Fences and Gates.

18. Arbors.

19. Bridges.

20. Wayside Stands.

21. Road Signs.

22. Birdhouses.

Index.
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W. BEN HUNT, a self-taught expert on the crafts of the Plains and Woodland Indians, was born in Wisconsin in 1888. Most of his life was spent teaching, creating artwork, building cabins and furniture, and lecturing about the out-of-doors. He is the author of many books, including Macmillan's The Complete How-to Book of Indiancraft.
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