Finally! I've fulfilled a promise to myself and completed the roof on my little log cabin this weekend. Thankfully, we had unseasonably warm weather in Pennsylvania, so it was possible to work this late into the year.
I thought I give you a little retrospective on the construction.
First step, go make some logs:
Perfect! Now just...a whole lot to go:
(When I briefly considered going the play pen/prison route:)
Getting ready to start the run from the eaves to the peak:
Roof supports are in place. Ready for the sheathing:
Prepared with roof felt, drip edges, and the starter course of shingles:
And finally, we have a roof:
It's got a bump or two, but considering its nothing but raw logs underneath, I'm satisfied. Next spring will be the door and the chinking (mortar) between the logs. Then, it's really done.
Here is me next to it to give you a sense of size:
Time for a drink.