A venture to this state park is on the must-do list for many, the park being the only spot in North America where you can dig for diamonds and other gemstones and keep your finds.
This workshop teaches participants to investigate and understand log structure problems by investigating deterioration problems in actual log buildings. It will teach participants how to understand and repair decay and deterioration in a log cabin. The class will consist of 2-3 hours of daily lectures covering cabin decay and deterioration issues and 3-4 hours a day repairing a log cabin.
Lecture topics consist of: Decay and deterioration causes; Installing logs and making notches; appropriate finishes/coatings for log buildings; daubing dos and don’ts; getting it right; checks, cracks and other log maintenance issues; and foundations, roofs, moisture and the big picture.