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Two Ladder or not Two Ladder?

Posted by Justin in Cabin Tips

20' Extension Ladder, perfect for a 1.5 story cabin

The cabin building tip of the day is… Two ladders are better than one. Nothing wastes time quite like moving a twenty-foot extension ladder all over God’s your creation. I haven’t taken the time to build stairs into the cabin for two reasons. First, I don’t have a door or windows, so why make it […]

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Dimensional Lumber, Cost vs. Quality

Posted by Justin in Cabin Tips

Tomorrow morning, I’ll be picking up more lumber from Spenard Builder Supply in Big Lake. I’m reminded that while building the cabin the last few trips, I’ve been eager to give some good advice about dimensional lumber. My first purchase of lumber was cheap, leftover stock from a lumber yard that Spenard Builder Supply bought […]

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Beer Can Coffee

Posted by Justin in Cabin Tips

Coffee in a beer can never tasted so good.

Here’s one for ya. When you’ve got a busy morning, and the cookwear is either dirty or all in use, just heat water in one of your beer cans from the night before. Always have some instant, coffee singles on hand. Fold one, and slip it right into the can. It’s not fancy, or very […]

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