Friday, June 5, 2009

Laura's log Cabin

We took a day and went over to my parents to borrow grandpa and his tools for this project. (And his supply of cut willow from the tree in the yard!)
It was made by hand tools (Except for a few magically placed drilled holes) and all the children had a turn at the jobs. Today at home we got out the Crayola air dry craft clay and chinked our house and added grass clippings to the roof to "stop the rain" Here is a pictorial of the job!

Building materials

Everything goes better when we all work together...right?!

Getting it straight!

Keeping tabs on the hired hands!

I missed pictures of DD chinking, but here is the finished product!
There are nails placed inside to hang curtains for the window and door, and we made a table and benches from scrap wood and the ax.


  1. That's such a great little cabin; I love that you guys even chinked it! The kids looked like they were having a great time with Grandpa, too.

  2. WOW! This is so perfect! I love it!!

  3. Oh. My. GOSH!!! What a great job! I think that cabin is a place where somebody could really live...if they were small enough. I love how you added the clay-great idea! Oh...and that table and the benches are soooo cuuuute!
    It's all fabulous!

  4. Aw, so fantastic! What fun for everyone!