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Posted by steve jones on July 5th, 2000 05:11 PM
In reply to load bearing interior walls in a log cabin by Tracey Parker on July 5th, 2000 08:52 AM [Go to top of thread]

I worked two weeks free just to learn how to construct log homes. I live near a big Satterwhite distribution center and many homes are built with thier products and their crews.

I plan to build my home one day with this material. So my work was for future construction. I was amazed at how easy it is and was.

This material was kiln dried D shaped logs. The shrinkage was at a very minimum if at all. So we made load bearing walls, just like in regular homes. Your situation is more complex and I am puzzled.

you could wait until the shrinkage process has finished, but that could be 5 years, or you could go ahead and build them in the regular manner and see what happens.

Try asking your question on Satterwhites web site. I believe it is:


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