Wildlife Habitat Project in the Tongass Yields Logs for a Small Sawmill
A forest restoration project at Winter Harbor on Prince of Wales Island in the Tongass National Forest yielded second-growth logs of Sitka spruce that are suitable for building log cabins.
Detail image of the joinery in the artisan-built cabin.
This log cabin, with materials sourced from a restoration project on the Tongass National Forest, is built in the piece-en-piece traditional style.
The interior of the log cabin constructed with young-growth logs from the Tongass National Forest.
Building the roof.
Tools of the trade.
Skyline in a quiet Alaska town.
The cabin features traditional European 'piece-en-piece' construction.
Detail of cabin construction.
Bill and Carolyn Thomason, who own the Woodcuts sawmill, at work on the building site.
Detailing with a drawknife.
Visit from a neighbor.
Preparing for a window.
A wall nearing completion.