I have been researching building with vertical logs on the the internet and was lead here through a pinterest link.
We are purchasing 30 acres in the northern lower peninsula of Michigan. 25 or so acres are wooded with pine that was replanted in rows decades ago, the other 5 are hardwoods. The pine trees are tightly spaced but look to me to be easily large enough to build with.
I am trying to find plans to build a vertical log cabin that will pass muster with a building inspection. Something around 800-1000 square feet. The plan would be to use logs harvested from the property. I am hoping the folks here can help point me in the right direction.
Help! and thank you!
A little 2nd hand knowledge of exactly that, and in that area. An engineer's seal was the path forward, they chose a different direction. You've obviously got plenty of vertical capacity. Weak in lateral bracing, racking, so that needs to be developed in the design somewhere.