DIY Timber Frame Cabin – Part 9

In this episode Cody (Wranglerstar) finished up the sill joints and talks about some old-school hand tools.

“Its time to fit the sill joints. Have you always wanted a small cabin in the woods? This video series will demonstrate how mill your own timbers with a Alaskan chainsaw mill.”

via DIY Survival Cabin For Economic Collapse Episode 9 – Sill, Joist, Tools Tenon

DIY Timber Frame Cabin – Part 8

In part 8 of this video series Cody (Wranglerstar) shows us how the joints are fitting together.

“Have you taken steps to prepare your family to survive economic collapse? Our economy is on the verge of total collapse. Now is the time to prepare for tough times ahead. Its time to fit the sill joints. Have you always wanted a small cabin in the woods? This video series will demonstrate how mill your own timbers with a Alaskan chainsaw mill. I will also be using a mini mill attachment. The saw I’m using is a Stihl MS441. The Ms441 is a bit to small. I would recommend a Stihl MS066.”

via DIY Survival Cabin For Economic Collapse Episode 8 – Timber Framing- Fitting Joints- – YouTube.

DIY Timber Frame Cabin – Part 7

Cody (Wranglerstar) shares the reasons he is straying off the timber frame plans he’s using. It sounds like he’ll end up with a stouter cabin as a result. You’ll also see more tricks for working with large logs in this episode.

“This video covers the largest and most complex timbers in the survival cabin. I had much trouble getting this large White Fir log onto the cribbing. Fortunately the log was large enough to cut both 16′ sill timbers from it.”

via DIY Survival Cabin For Economic Collapse Episode 7 – Chainsaw Mill-Timber Framing- – YouTube.

DIY Timber Frame Cabin – Part 6

In this episode of his 12×16 timber frame cabin video series, Cody (Wranglerstar), shows us more about selectively harvesting trees for lumber.

“Are you doing it right? This video will cover the tools needed to fall timber and the best chainsaw chain for your Saw. I cut this White Fir tree down with a Stihl MS441 PRO saw using a full skip chain. The fallers belt includes a hand file for sharpening my saw, a chainsaw tool, three plastic wedges, and a 50″ spencer logging tape.”

via DIY Survival Cabin For Economic Collapse Episode 6 How To Cut Down Big Trees – YouTube.

DIY Timber Frame Cabin – Part 5

Cody (Wranglerstar) continues to describe how to work with the raw material in this timber frame 12×16 cabin project. In this video he talks about how to work with a pitch pocket in a log, shares some basic circular saw tips, prepares to fine-tune the fit between timber frame members, and you’ll also see more Alaskan chainsaw mill action.

DIY Timber Frame Cabin – Part 4

In part 4 of this video series Cody (Wranglerstar) retrieves another log for milling and some basic chainsaw usage info.

“Have you always wanted a small cabin in the woods? This video series will demonstrate how mill your own timbers with a Alaskan chainsaw mill. I will also be using a mini mill attachment. The saw I’m using is a Stihl MS441. The Ms441 is a bit to small. I would recommend a Stihl MS066.”

via DIY Survival Cabin For Economic Collapse Episode 4 – YouTube.

DIY Timber Frame Cabin – Part 3

In part 3 of this video series, Cody (Wranglerstar) continues the slow work of cutting the joints for his 12×16 timber frame cabin.

“This video cover the first notching of the 12″ sill timber. This video series will give you the knowledge needed to build an survival cabin. Have you always wanted a small cabin in the woods? This video series will demonstrate how mill your own timbers with a Alaskan chainsaw mill.”

via DIY Survival Cabin For Economic Collapse Episode 3 – YouTube.

DIY Timber Frame Cabin – Part 1

I’ve been following Cody (Wranglerstar) for quite some time on YouTube. He’s been busy setting up a homestead in Oregon and has been posting a lot of useful hands-on videos along the way. In this video series he’ll be showing us how to build a 12×16 timber frame cabin from lumber milled on-site.

“Where would you take your family if life in the city becomes violent? Our economy is on the verge of total collapse. Now is the time to prepare for tough times ahead. This video series will give you the knowledge needed to build an survival cabin.

Have you always wanted a small cabin in the woods? This video series will demonstrate how mill your own timbers with a Alaskan chainsaw mill. I will also be using a mini mill attachment. The saw I’m using is a Stihl MS441. The Ms441 is a bit to small. I would recommend a Stihl MS066.”

via DIY Survival Cabin For Economic Collapse pt1 – YouTube.