Dream Cabin, Phase II

Setting Logs

Setting Logs

Workers set logs on the first living floor of the dream cabin. Check out Phase I photos.
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Third Floor Prep

Third Floor Prep

The house is ready for the third floor sleeping area. Check out Phase I photos.
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Measuring

Measuring

A carpenter measures a log for a window frame. Check out Phase I photos.
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Blueprints

Blueprints

The plans are double-checked to make sure everything is in the right place. Check out Phase I photos.
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Exterior Logs

Exterior Logs

The first layer of exterior logs is set by a builder. Check out Phase I photos.
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Second Floor

Second Floor

The floor is set for the second floor. Check out Phase I photos.
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Driveway View

Driveway View

A view up the driveway toward the house. The building site is in deer-rich southern Illinois. Check out Phase I photos.
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More Log Support

More Log Support

The support system for the logs is put into place on the second floor. Check out Phase I photos.
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Chimney Base

Chimney Base

Concrete is poured for the base of the chimney. Later it will be wrapped in logs. Check out Phase I photos.
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Chimney

Chimney

The logs are placed around the upper end of the chimney. Check out Phase I photos.
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Roofing

Roofing

Carpenters begin setting the frame for the roof. Check out Phase I photos.
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Log Support

Log Support

The support system for the logs is put into place on the second floor. Check out Phase I photos.
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Hammering

Hammering

A builder drives in the support bars for the logs. Check out Phase I photos.
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Bad Weather

Bad Weather

A gray day doens't slow workers getting ready to put on the roof. Check out Phase I photos.
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With the foundation set, builders hurried to get the framing for the house up. They've made trememndous progress, putting up the exterior logs and topping off the chimney. All that's left is to put the roof on.