also because I think they a lot warmer than frame housing. home building is a useful skill in the Yukon Prada Phone Price because they can be built for rural needs, said Reams.
Everything at Helen Fish Camp was hand scribed, using chisels, axes and chainsaws.
would have never noticed that before. took Reams and his students less than a month and a half to build two log homes on the shore of Lake Laberge, at Helen Fish Camp.
was down in southern BC (in 1973) and met a fellow there and he was going to be building a log house, said Reams.
worked through all kinds of weather and lots of snow, said program co ordinator Betsy Jackson. the guys did really well and enjoyed it, Prada Handbags Aliexpress
basically proceeded from logs laying on the ground and lumber piled up in a shed to building two 4.8 by six metre log cabins with a floor and a roof with metal sheeting, she said.
they can get out there and build a cabin and get working on it. art of log home building isn something you learn in school.
want to be able to build log homes for themselves and also hopefully for their First Nation and anybody else who is willing to pay them to build a log home, said Jackson.
and as old as 50, spent their nights at the Ba Centre down the road from the fish camp during the course.
there are some techniques and skills that need to be learned so that the logs fit together, he said.
Log home course wraps up at Helen
on the building and then you place them on, said Reams.
already seen a couple of buildings that they commented to me and said, one, boy, they didn do a good job at this or that, said their instructor Don Reams.
The students studied chain saw safety, tree falling, rigging and hoisting for five days before working on the logs, which were cut in Canyon Creek.
majority that are sold are probably machined, he said.
are quite a few (log homes) spread out across the Yukon and I think a lot of people are turning towards them, especially for their summer place, she said.
you don have wind blowing though the cracks. prefers a low tech approach because of its attention to detail.
Twelve students from eight different Yukon First Nations participated in the program, which lasted from early February until March. Another course ran in Mayo near Ethel Lake with another dozen men involved.
a person that doesn know anything about log homes, you look at a building and you think they just stacked some logs up, said Reams.
I said I would work cheap and worked with him on that building and, before I was through, I had another one planned to build in the Yukon. years ago, the Liard First Nation asked him if he would offer a log home course, and the idea took off.
would say the younger guys haven really been into a trapping or bush lifestyle, he said. probably pretty much living the town type of lifestyle. So for some time, they thinking of building a house. older guys have likely spent time on the trap line and they thinking of cabins out there and all those places they always wanted to build a cabin, he said.
of the main differences in log homes is basically the hand scribed or hand built homes, like I do, or the machined logs run that through a planer, said Reams.
used angle grinders quite a lot this year because the logs were pretty rough, he said. we sanded all the logs before we fit them and put them on the buildings. angle grinder is used to grind metal, but you can use sanding disks on them for wood, he said.
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The students, who were as young as 20 Prada Iphone 7 Plus Case
The two homes now stand side by side at Helen Fish Camp. They were built with thick timber logs and still smell of fresh wood.
they said. learned everything from cutting down trees to putting in windows.
This sounds simple enough, but it tough work getting each log to slide perfectly into another without leaving a crack.
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