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Coming This picture shows the king post truss with the thought tenon. Also off to each side shows the log dormers.
Traditional Log Home in Newfoundland This picture shows the log posts used to support the ridge pool and purlins. The posts are placed to compensate for proper load bearing areas and to allow for proper space to install the windows.
Traditional Log Home in Newfoundland This picture shows the king post truss with a throught tenon, and off to each side are large log dormers.
Traditional Log Home in Newfoundland This picture is me fine tuning a log that was just placed on the house. If you take the time to fine tune each piece as they are placed on the house you will save time later on when you get to header height. When the house is assembled up to header height the house has to be tuned back together to make sure all joints are tight as possible.
Traditional Log Home in Newfoundland This picture is the crane lifting up the main support trusses. The ridge pole and purlins will be supported by these.
Traditional Log Home in Newfoundland This picture shows us placing a dormer purlin. In this case the outside rests on a framed gable and the inside rests on the main purlin.
The inside of a traditional log home This picture shows a log double doorway with a window opening on either side. The posts are a support for the logs above. They also provide an appealing break between the door and the widows
The crane is lowering a log into place This picture shows a log being set down for a rough scribe. This is done to allow the log to be a proper distance away from the log below it. It lets the person scribing the log to position the log so that the proper heights and scribe tolerance are met for the best fit possible.
A dormer being constructed This picture shows us setting a main purlin in place. Where it falls on a truss we must bolt it in place before we undue the strap's from the crane

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