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    A dog house with my son (log) wip

    I have never fitted saddles with log so this may be an embarrassing work in progress. It will be slow updates with all the schedules of summer but we will do our best. Our material came from dead standing timber so the price was right and if all fails I will have a head start on the wood pile for this winter. Here goes nothing
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    all logs are peeled and the base is done. Definitely finding the small size difficult to scribe but pushing forward slowly. Have to set aside for a while as other commitments are waiting.
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    This looks like a fun build. Keep the pics coming when you can.
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    This should be interesting!
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    I'm in for this one. Love to watch this kind of construction. Nice avatar. I'm getting into some scrolling. I really enjoy it.
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    Looks like you're getting a pretty decent fit anyway should be a plenty stout dog house.

    Are you pegging the corners or just relying on the weight to hold the together?

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    What a cool project!
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    I am pegging the corners Ryan, I messed up a log because something moved so using large deck screws to keep it in place. managed a couple more back to the day job tomorrow. thinking six high right now but will have to see how it looks.
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    This is awesome. I've been looking for ways to get my boy working outside and off the dang Xbox. Looks like I need to buy a draw knife. I can't wait to see the finished product.

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