New Hunting Cabin - Deer Hunting Forums

Go Back   Deer Hunting Forums > General Forums > The Lodge
The Lodge Meet other hunters and share hunting stories, tips, and tricks.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 06-07-2011, 04:37 PM
Jdayhoff Jdayhoff is offline
Scrub Buck
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 1
Default New Hunting Cabin

The family is in the process of buying hunting land in West Virginia and was wondering if anyone had any links to hunting cabin designs or any other suggestions. We are starting from scratch so anything would help. Currently, the family has 5 members give or take some and will be growing in the future. Trying to minimize price of the cabin in order to get a larger chunk of land, but a little research always helps.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 06-08-2011, 04:32 PM
Hunting Man Hunting Man is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Oregon, Ohio
Posts: 7,733
Default

Congrats on your land pruchase. Many years ago when I was a tad bit stronger, I built a red oak log cabin with my trusty Stihl chain saw. I had all the oak on site and used a round saddle notch fit. This is not for the meek of heart due to the extreme exhaustion but well worth it. If you have enough standing timber to cut some lumber for building, your overall costs will be greatly reduced. I my though is don't undersize your cabin as it will quicly get small. 576sq' with a 1/2 loft makes for a pretty good size family camp/cabin. It would measure 24 x24. This footage allows for a (L) shape lower floor plan having 1 enclosed bedroom, bathroom. The L shape then is kitchen, dining room, and living space all open. The sky is the limit and part of the fun of building! Good luck and again congrats.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 06-08-2011, 06:09 PM
delbert's Avatar
delbert delbert is offline
B&C 160 Class
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: NE Arkansas
Posts: 1,515
Default

Pole barn ...On a concrete slab is a good way to go 2x6 walls
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Top Posters
Hunting Man7733
buckfever5650
BruceBruce19595437
timberghost3918
joel the signman3608
tator3187
gfdeputy22901
delbert1515
Buckshot1219
hunt NH1203
Photos
pics
too tall
pics
Team DHC Articles


    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:45 AM.



    LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.0.0 RC8