Ever wanted a cabin or little cottage in the woods but don’t know where to start? With Log Cabins, author William S. Wicks offers clear, practical instructions on how to build your own log cabin—and furnish it, too—while harmonizing the structure’s interior and exterior with the surrounding environment. Topics include:

• Location scouting and preparation
• Foundations, tools, and materials
• Roofs and shingles
• Floors, ceilings, and partitions
• Chimneys and fireplaces
• Screens, windows, and shutters
• Doors and stairs
• And more!

With line drawings of lean-tos, Adirondack cabins, simple log structures, furniture, and more, this handy how-to manual provides easy-to-understand and must-know information to make your cabin dream a reality.