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The Classic Hewn-Log House

A Step-by-Step Guide to Building and Restoring

By Charles McRaven

A classic of early American architecture, the hewn-log house has a unique rustic charm and character. In this engaging and informative guide, Charles McRaven provides illustrated step-by-step instructions that cover every aspect of building your own log house, from selecting the site and hewing the first log to laying the final chimney stone. Whether you’re building a new house or restoring an old one, McRaven offers proven techniques and time-tested advice that will help you successfully create a warm and inviting hewn-log home.

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“…this book is the perfect companion for an architect, historian or novice.” –At Home Arkansas


“…a comprehensive look at the process of building and restoring with this staple of early American architecture…” – Kitchen & Bath Design News

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March 29, 2005