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Jeff and Cheryl Smith
  • Salineville, OH
  • United States
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We are currently in the process of building our log home. We are building the home ourselves with the help of some friends.
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amazing 3 weeks!

It has been a while since I've been able to post but it has been a whirlwind of activity! The logs were delivered on July 26. My husband Jeff took 2 weeks of vacation to get started and we had 2 Amish gentleman who we hired to help us out for 3 weeks. Everyone was there on the 26 waiting to get started as soon as the logs were delivered. I think the Amish guys were excited as we were! The logs were delivered at noon and everything took off from there. For the first week it was Jeff and myself… Continue

Posted on August 19, 2010 at 12:31pm — 1 Comment

week 2

Getting ready to start week 2. We have the front and back walls completed,we have 8 rows left on each gable end to complete the logs. Not bad for 3 1/2 days! We worked the weekend, Cheryl sanding and staining the loft beams and Jeff framed the front porch Saturday (with Luke's help) and Sunday Cheryl stained and sanded some more, and Jeff framed the interior walls and ran some electric. Hope to have it under roof by weeks end.

Posted on August 1, 2010 at 7:51pm

day 2

the logs were delivered Monday the 26th around noon. We started placing logs soon after. Today (Tuesday) we are on row 12. Should have Loft placed tomorrow.And started on gable ends

Posted on July 27, 2010 at 5:35pm

busy week!

It has been an extremely busy and productive week for us. Our Superior walls were delivered on Monday. Except for a small glitch with the driver getting the truck up the drive, everything went smoothly. Walls were set and done in 1 hour and 15 minutes! Talk about instant gratification... On Wednesday our Amish helpers came and started on the subfloor. Our 14 year old son was there to help them out and the three of them had the floor finished and everything cleaned up by 2:30. Thursday they… Continue

Posted on July 18, 2010 at 2:43pm

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At 7:53am on June 14, 2010, Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations said…
Hi Jeff and Cheryl, and welcome to the neighborhood. Hope all is going
well with the building. I know it sure takes alot of time and patience. Don't
forget to get a good bug guard and stain on your home when complete to
protect it. Any questions we can help with please feel free to call us at
866-906-2955 Dolly

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