Log Cabins: How to Build and Furnish Them (Paperback)

Log Cabins: How to Build and Furnish Them By William S. Wicks Cover Image


A practical and charming guide to building your own log cabin.

Ever wanted a cabin or little cottage in the woods but don’t know where to start? This handy book offers clear, practical instructions on how to build your own log cabin—and furnish it, too—while harmonizing the structure with the surrounding environment.

Log Cabins includes all the information you need to select the best timber, discover the optimal camp location, and employ the proper tools to build and furnish a beautiful cabin in the woods. You will also find line drawings of:

Adirondack cabins
Simple log structures
Beamed ceilings
And more!

This how-to manual provides easy-to-understand and must-know information to make your cabin dream a reality.

About the Author

William S. Wicks is the author of the manual Log Cabins and Cottages: How to Build and Furnish Them. Wicks served as Buffalo parks commissioner from 1897 to 1900. He was a life member of the Historical Society and the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy as well as a fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Wicks retired from the Green & Wicks architectural firm in 1917 and passed away two years later.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781632207067
ISBN-10: 1632207060
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: March 3rd, 2015
Pages: 160
Language: English