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I would like to build my own log cabin. I own 85 acres of cedar, hemlock, pine and large tamarack. I want to cut half logs. I have a wood mizer. do I just lay the log down and cut it down the center and then shave the sides. could use your advice. thankx. R.J.W.


Cutting that way would only be good for log siding. To make full log walls cut a flat on top and bottom. Be sure to dry for as close to a year as possible. You should also apply stacker caulk between courses.

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