Ever wanted a cabin or little cottage in the woods but don’t know where to start? With Log Cabins, author William S. Wicks offers clear, practical instructions on how to build your own log cabin and furnish it, too while harmonizing the structure’s interior and exterior with the surrounding environment. Topics include:
Location scouting and preparation
Foundations, tools, and materials
Roofs and shingles
Floors, ceilings, and partitions
Chimneys and fireplaces
Screens, windows, and shutters
Doors and stairs
With line drawings of lean-tos, Adirondack cabins, simple log structures, furniture, and more, this handy how-to manual provides easy-to-understand and must-know information to make your cabin dream a reality.
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William S. Wicks is the author of the manual Log Cabins and Cottages: How to Build and Furnish Them, which promotes the harmonization of a building—both the interior and exterior—with its immediate surroundings, and Log Cabins. Wicks served as Buffalo Parks Commissioner from 1897 to 1900. He was a life member of the Historical Society and the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy as well as a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Wicks retired from the Green & Wicks architectural firm in 1917 and passed away two years later.
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