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Old 11-16-2008, 12:01 PM   #1
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My interest has been rekindled from posts on another forum.
Lets see your crafty work large or small.

This was a fun job. I built this 3 story octagon house in the Durango CO area in the early 90's. The whole community seemed to take an interest and lent a hand from time to time. The guy in the beard is Bob. No way I could have pulled this off without him. The mock up took place at his place with his endless array of stuff. Good man to say the least.Post pictures of log work-top-mock-up.jpg

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My interest has been rekindled from posts on another forum.
Lets see your crafty work large or small.

This was a fun job. I built this 3 story octagon house in the Durango CO area in the early 90's. The whole community seemed to take an interest and lent a hand from time to time. The guy in the beard is Bob. No way I could have pulled this off without him. The mock up took place at his place with his endless array of stuff. Good man to say the least.Attachment 12808

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That's wild stuff! Is that an electric come-along those cables are attached to? Great looking work

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Thats awesome
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That's just downright cool, I really like the rustic log buildings like this.
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That's wild stuff! Is that an electric come-along those cables are attached to? Great looking work
That is a Grip Hoist. It is unique in that the cable feeds straight through the thing and you have unlimited movement both ways.

Here is a few more of the same place. One is of the jig for the cheek cuts at the top of the hip logs. And one of the jig for the top cuts of the center post log.

Just a brief story about that center log. That was brought in from National Forest land by one good ol boy on that flat bed trailer by himself. The trailer also had about 5 other logs of similar size. No crane of forklift just him and his pickup. I'd tell you how he did it but thats his secret not mine

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That is a Grip Hoist. It is unique in that the cable feeds straight through the thing and you have unlimited movement both ways.

Here is a few more of the same place. One is of the jig for the cheek cuts at the top of the hip logs. And one of the jig for the top cuts of the center post log.

Just a brief story about that center log. That was brought in from National Forest land by one good ol boy on that flat bed trailer by himself. The trailer also had about 5 other logs of similar size. No crane of forklift just him and his pickup. I'd tell you how he did it but thats his secret not mine

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Man, those cheek compounds really jumped out at me! Then I get to see the jig.
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That is some good work, thanks for sharing the photos!

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