In this issue we will focus on de-barking tools log scribers and peaveys. We’ll also lead you through the many methods used to peel logs from drawknives to adzes to pressure washing.
When I went to Japan several years ago to re-erect our first log home to Japan I kept hearing people ask why the house logs weren’t ‘Norimaki Logs’. or … How to avoid mold and mildew on your beautiful logs.”
Here is a quick and simple way to make your own chink paint. This is used to ‘freshen’ the look of weathered chinking.
Albion bulk loading guns need regular maintenance to perform at their best…this article explains how.
Without protection from sun and moisture wood weathers” and deteriorates. Finishes are used to enhance appearance and dimensional stability and to prevent deterioration.”
We get a lot of calls asking what tools can be used to make log railings and furniture. There are several possibilities depending upon how quickly you want to build and how much effort you want to invest. This article focuses on log railings although much of what is discussed can be applied to log beds tables etc.
The sharpening of an axe is done in several steps depending on how worn down the axe head is.
If you like the look of logs you can use log accents to add beauty to any home or add appeal to a log home.
What’s involved in chinking your log home let’s look at some common techniques and materials to use. And we’ll explain a variety of ways to apply chinking.