I know what you are thinking… “where are the floaters?”
Well… we haven’t gotten to them yet. 🙂
When we are building a log cabin all attention is given to the corners. That is where the height of a log cabin comes from.
And, the corners is where all the weight of a log cabin is transferred to. They deserve all of our attention.
When we are building a cabin we get to set some nice short logs in the corner, then we get to set some spanners which tie everything together. Eventually, we will get the top log set in place and then it will be time to turn our attention to the floaters.
You can see in this photo that there is a huge opening on the front of the house. This is where the front door and windows will soon be.
The little logs that will soon fill in between the door and the windows are the “floaters”, they have no notching, they bear no weight, they just fill in an empty space, they are held up by nails and sometimes pegs, but there is no notching here, so in a way… they just “float”.
Originally posted 2015-04-20 15:54:34.