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2014

LBN #79 Fall 2014

  • Parksville Conference - Our 41st
  • 2014 Log Builders Games
  • Thanks to Higgs Murphy
  • We Return to Montebello in 2015
  • Old Log Buildings in Wyoming
  • Thank You 2014 Conference Sponsors
  • Montebello-A Gathering Place Made of Logs
  • ILBA Board News Daniel Wait Steps Down
  • Blind Notch Dovetail
  • Classifieds
  • Advertisers in This Issue

 

2013

LBN #78 Fall 2013

  • Assembly Off A Grid
  • Band Saw Mills Add Profitability And Quality
  • Getting The Most From Your Mill
  • Keeping Tabs On The Mill
  • ILBA Elections
  • 2014 Conference in B.C.
  • 40th Anniversary Notes From Two Founders
  • Tech Talk
  • Classifieds
  • Advertisers in This Issue

LBN #77 Spring 2013

  • Beyond Mitered Joinery Pre-Conference Workshop
  • 2012 Financial Report
  • Uganda
  • Safety Improvements Over Four Decades
  • 40th AGM ILBA Draft Minutes
  • Board and Staff
  • Axe Festival in Russia
  • Classifieds
  • Advertisers in This Issue

LBN #76 Winter 2013

  • Building & Testing Compound Wooden Beams
  • Tech Talk: Cross-Tied Wagon Axles
  • 40 Years of Log Building History
  • Tech Talk: Norway
  • Log Building in Switzerland
  • Classifieds
  • Advertisers in This Issue

 

2012

LBN #75 Summer/Fall 2012

  • 40th Anniversary Conference 2013 in Arizona
  • Liberty Lewis Joins Board of Directors
  • Asilomar Conference Session by Chris Koehn
  • Asilomar Conference Session by Robert Chambers
  • Asilomar Conference Session Hands-On Workshop
  • Asilomar Conference Session Report
  • In Memory of Mary Mackie
  • Volunteers Needed, Russian Churches
  • Conference Thank You
  • ILBA Website
  • Classifieds
  • Advertisers in This Issue

LBN #74 Winter 2012

  • Scribers in Norway
  • Using Scrap Wood
  • 2012 Conference
  • Replica of Synagogue - Poland
  • Shipping Container Dangers
  • Short Takes on 3 Small Tools
  • Dietrich’s Celebrates 10 Years
  • Effective Practices/Measures
  • Revised Log Building Code
  • Classifieds
  • Advertisers in This Issue
2011

LBN #73 Summer 2011

  • Our Niagara Falls Conference
  • India Log Experience
  • Log Building in Siberia
  • Running 220v Tools
  • Buster
  • Teck Talk
  • Tech Tips
  • Extremely Air-Tight Results
  • Niagara Falls Conference
  • Classifieds
  • Advertisers in This Issue

LBN #72 Spring 2011

  • When Dovetails Meet Saddles
  • Layup Timber Workshop
  • Niagara!
  • Niagara! (en Français)
  • Layup Timber Workshop
  • Conference Workshops
  • Makita Groove Cutter
  • Teck Talk
  • Log Home Code Being Revised
  • Classifieds
  • Advertisers in This Issue
2010

LBN #71 Summer 2010

  • Hobbit Doors
  • Public Relations Made Easy
  • 37th Annual General Meeting
  • Touring Arizona
  • ILBA Report Card
  • Thank you to our Sponsors
  • Teck Talk - Bar & Chain Oil
  • Effective Practices & Methods
    Adopted
  • Classifieds
  • Advertisers in This Issue

LBN #70 Winter 2010

  • Conference & AGM 2010
  • 4 Siberian Log Buildlings
  • Catalogue of Log Construction Details
  • Classifieds
  • Advertisers in This Issue
2009

LBN #69 Summer 2009

  • Conference & AGM 2009
  • Apps
  • Public Relations Made Easy
  • Dealing in Hard Times
  • Energy Code in Boulder, Colorado
  • Thanks to the volunteers for ILBA
  • Classifieds
  • Advertisers in This Issue

LBN #68 Spring 2009

  • Conference & AGM 2009
  • Handcrafted Log Stairs
  • Committee Revising “Standards”
  • Building it Green
  • Outrageous Logwork from Russia
  • TechTalk
  • Rain Gear that Works
  • Classifieds
  • Advertisers in This Issue
2008

LBN #67 Winter 2008/2009

  • Log Builder Survey
  • ILBA Board News
  • Conference 2009
  • Log Palace Construction Near Moscow
  • Template “Scribing”
  • TechTalk
  • Wolfe School Under New Ownership
  • Silver Park Update
  • Primal Spirit: Ten Contemporary Japanese Sculptors
  • Classifieds
  • Advertisers in This Issue

LBN #66 February - April 2008

  • Conference 2008
  • The Competitive Edge
  • Log Builder Games 2008
  • Sponsors
  • Workshops
  • Auction Contributors
  • Demos
  • SketchUp
  • ILBA People
  • In Memory of Rick A. Hall
  • Log Building News in Colour
  • In Memory of Angus McCallum
  • Ceremonial Lodge - an Engineering Solution
  • Slotting Jig for Big Job
  • TechTalk…page 15
  • Too Much Underscribing?
  • ILBA Scholarship Made My Conference Possible
  • ILBA Memorial Scholarships
  • Message from the ILBA President
  • Treasurer’s Report for 2007
  • Ole-Karl Prøis - Carpenter and Cultural Worker, 1928–2006
  • Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the International Log Builders’ Association
  • Classifieds
  • Advertisers in This Issue
2007

LBN #65 November 2007-January 2008

  • ILBA 35th Annual AGM, Conference and Trade Show
  • Log Builder Games
  • Handmade for the Generations
  • Whitefish Bus Tour
  • Handmade for the Generations Sponsorship Opportunities
  • How to Get to Conference
  • Renowned carver Mike McVay returns to teach a Pre-Conference course
  • Major sponsor returns and offers a free pre-conference course
  • TechTalk
  • Fein Tools’ SuperCut
  • ILBA Memorial Scholarship Fund Initiated in 2008
  • Code of Ethics
  • Philip Baker – In Memoriam
  • Thoughts on Building Upside Down
  • Silver Park Design Competition
  • What I Did on My Winter Vacation
  • Classified Ads
  • Great Lakes Log Crafters Association
  • Advertisers in This Issue

LBN #64 August - October 2007

  • Doug Lukian: Builder, Artist, Friend
  • International Log Conference in Latvia
  • Scholarships to Whitefish Conference
  • Burnt Home, Burnt Forests, Burnt Jobs
  • Tech Talk
  • TFGNA “Log Track” at Montebello
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Rotary Chisel Review
  • Are You a Candidate?
  • Logworks Helper - Helps Our Business
  • In Front of the World
  • Park Structure Design Contest
  • New Survey Reveals Best Leads for Sales
  • Classified Ads
  • Advertisers in This Issue

LBN #63 May - July 2007

  • Conference Reports 2007
    • Thank You to the Conference Volunteers
    • Thank You to Our Sponsors
    • Log Builder Games 2007
    • Conference Tech Talk
  • Spiral Grain
  • The Honourable Barry Penner
  • What is Your Standard of Building?
  • Tech Talk
  • Panorama for Log Builders
  • Members Adopt Constitution, Bylaws, and Ethics Code at AGM
  • International Log Builders’ Association Constitution
  • International Log Builders’ Association Code Of Ethics
  • Classified Ads
  • Advertisers in This Issue

LBN #62 February - April 2007

  • Conference 2007 - You Won’t Want to Miss This!
  • Auction News - Special Items for Advance Bidding
  • International Conference of Log House Builders and Wood Construction Specialists in Riga, Latvia, from June 2 to 7, 2007
  • Large in Larch - Report From Russia
  • Announcing Our Sponsors!
  • Advertisers in This Issue
  • Tech Talk
  • Log Houses of the World
  • Welcome New and Renewing Members
  • Clients from Hell
  • Notice of Special Business to be Conducted at the 2007 AGM
  • Treasure’s Report, March 2007
  • ILBA Auditor’s Report, 2006
  • Classified Ads
2006

LBN #61 November 2006-January 2007

  • Log Building Code Moves
    Towards Adoption
  • Where will the Best Suppliers meet the Best Builders?
  • Charting Our Course in Changing Times
  • Chainsaw Carving Workshop
  • Are You Doing Donkey Work?
  • Advertisers in This Issue
  • Tech Talk
  • Log Grading Setback
  • Bad Weather? Got it
    Covered
  • Welcome New and Renewing Members
  • A Plan for Transporting and Assembling Log Structures
  • Variation on the Knife- Plate Theme
  • Insulated Panels for Log Homes
  • Classified Ads
  • Start Training Now for the 2007 Log Builder Games
  • Election Results

LBN #60 September-October 2006

  • Advertisers in This Issue
  • Business Standards: Construction Agreements and Procedures, Part 3
  • 2007 Conference & AGM
  • Moss, a natural form of insulation
  • TechTalk
  • SendThisFile
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Log Grading Update
  • Classified Ads

LBN #59 January-March 2006

  • News from the Board of Directors
  • Treasurer’s Report: “Firmly in the Black”
  • Thank You to All Our Montebello Sponsors
  • Montebello Conference Awards
  • Ink Durability
  • TechTalk
  • Advertisers in This Issue
  • A New Auger Bit
  • Blackline Chalk Company
  • Montebello Log Games Results
  • PLS2 Laser
  • New and Renewing Members
  • Business Standards: Construction Agreements and Procedures, Part 2
  • A Message from BC
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Classified Ads

LBN #58 January-March 2006

  • Transition Time at the ILBA
  • Chambers Returns as Editor
  • Nominees for ILBA Board of Directors
  • B. Allan Mackie — Happy 80th Birthday!
  • New Job-Costing Software from ILBA
  • ILBA Visits Okanagan School of Log Building
  • Getting a Handle on Lifting Logs
  • Advertisers in this issue
  • TechTalk
  • ILBA Conference 2006
  • Women in the Industry
  • New and Renewing Members
  • Classified Ads
  • President’s Letter
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Helicopter Re-assembly
  • Bhutan - Land of the Thunder Dragon
  • ICC Code in Second Round
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Dummies Can Be Smart
  • Advertisers in This Issue
  • TechTalk
  • ILBA Conference 2006 - Telling Our Story - Building Our Future
  • From the Conference Team
  • International Log Building Conference in Latvia
  • Construction Agreements and Procedures, Part 1
  • Log Building in Russia
  • New and Renewing Members
  • Classified Ads
2005

LBN #57 September-December 2005

  • Transition Time at the ILBA
  • Chambers Returns as Editor
  • Nominees for ILBA Board of Directors
  • B. Allan Mackie — Happy 80th Birthday!
  • New Job-Costing Software from ILBA
  • ILBA Visits Okanagan School of Log Building
  • Getting a Handle on Lifting Logs
  • Advertisers in this issue
  • TechTalk
  • ILBA Conference 2006
  • Women in the Industry
  • New and Renewing Members
  • Classified Ads

LBN #55 May/June 2005

  • ILBA Road Tour Sponsors
  • Log Building Association of New Zealand 11th Biennial Conference
  • Networking and symbiosis
  • Celebrating 30 years of educating builders
  • A Phoenix Rises from the Ashes
  • Black and white and handsome!
  • Why do we have standards?
  • TechTalk
  • Foundation Options
  • Advertisers in this issue
  • GLLCA annual meeting
  • International Conference in Latvia
  • Tour Norway-Sweden
  • Log Home Construction Financing
  • ICC Update
  • Classified Ads
  • New and Renewing Members

LBN #53 January/February 2005

  • Conference Comments
  • Log Builders Games Results
  • Our Volunteers
  • ILBA 2005 Achievement Award
  • Pre-Conference Workshop Photos
  • Conference Photos
  • GST Plea
  • OfficeUpdate
  • Our Members
  • Homes Needed in Mexico
  • Speaking Out Loud
  • TechTalk
  • Log Builder Games Photos
  • Once in a Lifetime Builder Profile
  • Sauna Tips
  • List of Advertisers
  • 30th Anniversary of the Pat Wolfe Log Building School
  • AGM of the ILBA
  • Latvia Conference
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Thank You to Our Sponsors
  • Scribe Quiz Winner
  • New and Renewing Members
  • Classified Ads

LBN #56 July/August 2005

  • ILBA Road Tour Sponsors
  • Update from the Board of Directors
  • Nominees Sought for ILBA Directors
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Advertisers in this issue
  • TechTalk
  • Tech Tips
  • Why Hang a Sign?
  • Why We Need Standards and Education
  • ICC Update
  • Wittenham Clumps Rendezvous 2005
  • International Conference in Latvia
  • Classified Ads
  • New and Renewing Members

LBN #54 March/April 2005

  • Letters to the Editor
  • ICC Update
  • OfficeUpdate
  • ILBA Standards Start-up
  • ILBA Eastern Rendez-vous
  • Fix It Before It Breaks
  • Where is Allan?
  • TechTalk
  • List of Advertisers
  • International Conference
  • 2004 Log Home Report
  • Print Advertising
  • Treen Joinery Workshop
  • Sponsorship Details for Road Tour and Eastern Rendez-vous
  • New and Renewing Members
  • Classified Ads

 

2004

LBN #52 November/December 2004

  • Good Benches Make Good Neighbours
  • OfficeUpdate
  • Season’s Greetings
  • Aristocracy of the Building Trade
  • Important AGM and Conference Notes
  • List of Advertisers
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Moving?
  • International Conference in Latvia
  • Thank You to ’05 Sponsors
  • Hooked on Timber Framing
  • Insect Guide
  • Insurance for ILBA Members
  • New and Renewing Members
  • Classified Ads
  • TechTalk Scriber Quiz & Christmas Colouring Picture

LBN #50 July/August 2004

  • ICC Update Diluted Log Building Standards to be Set In Concrete
  • Why use the ILBA Shell Contract?
  • Nominees sought for ILBA Directors
  • Training Beyond Compliance Investing in a Culture for your Company
  • List of Advertisers
  • Chris and Wil Dancey of Dietrich’s-Building Their Own Home
  • Log Building News 101
  • The Tall Trees are Falling An open letter to the Log & Timber Industry
  • Zabludow Model on Exhibit
  • New and Renewing Members
  • Annual Award Nominees Sought
  • Rendez-vous Cancelled
  • Classified Ads

LBN #48 March/April 2004

  • Conference comments
  • Many thanks to our Spring AGM sponsors
  • Annual Award
  • Office Update
  • Tech Talk
  • Conference reflections
  • ILBA member to walk 60k in breast cancer fundraiser
  • Wood Design Focus Journal enclosed
  • Gazebo Workshop
  • A timber framer’s view of our conference
  • What do you and a 1643 Polish synagogue have in common?
  • Playing in the yard
  • Log home insurance
  • Did you ever think...?
  • Financial Report/AGM
  • Nominees sought for ILBA Directors
  • New and renewing members
  • Classified ads
  • Fraud notice
  • Answer to “Vacation in Estonia”

LBN #51 September/October 2004

  • ICC Update: 45-day Public Review to Start
  • OfficeUpdate
  • TechTalk
  • 2005 ILBA Board of Director Elections
  • A simplified system to bolt the sill logs through the subfloor
  • List of Advertisers
  • Overscribing
  • La maison Arsenault
  • Marketing 101
  • ILBA Thermal Performance Survey: The heat is ON!
  • Classified Ads
  • New and Renewing Members

LBN #49 May/June 2004

  • Tech Talk
  • Office Update
  • Nominees sought for ILBA Directors
  • Internet News
  • Spring AGM and Conference
  • Is phytosanitation in your future?
  • A long-term approach to a short-term problem
  • Copyright issues in architectural design
  • Compassionate Care benefit now available
  • New and renewing members
  • GLLCA Conference at Mackinaw City, Michigan
  • Classified ads
  • In Memoriam: Mark Raymond Witter

LBN #47 January/February 2004

  • Message from the President
  • Tech Talk for Non-chainsaw Users
  • TechTalk
  • Many thanks to our Spring AGM sponsors
  • Log Homes on the Move
  • Office Update
  • In Memoriam: Steve Kemper
  • Fishing with John
  • Log Building Education
  • Sales & Marketing Tips
  • Vacation in Estonia
  • Tidbits from the Jig Book
  • International Log Building
  • Product holds frames together gracefully
  • New & Renewing Members
  • ICC Update: What is a log?
  • Classified Ads
2003

LBN #46 November/December 2003

  • Sales and Marketing Tips
  • Office Update
  • Compound Roofs: A timber framer’s secrets
  • At last, a class for Project Managers
  • Dietrich’s 3-day D-Log workshop
  • What can you do with your “waste” wood?
  • Design Expo
  • Web Update
  • Microsoft Integration class offered at Spring AGM
  • A picture is worth a thousand words
  • Scottish Rendez-vous
  • Ideas to recognize and reward good employees
  • New and renewing members since our last issue
  • Obomsawin inspires with her latest publication
  • Author Cindy Thiede Dies
  • Classified Ads

LBN #44 July/August 2003

  • Tech Talk
  • Scribe Fit Grooves and Dovetail Corners that Remain Tight
  • Sales and Marketing Tips
  • Spring Conference and AGM Location Confirmed
  • Message from the President
  • New Screw Jack Developed by ILBA Member
  • New and Renewing Members
  • New ILBA Director Appointed by Board
  • Nomination of Directors
  • Scholarship Offered
  • Classified Ads

LBN #42 March/April 2003

  • Aylmer 2003 30th Annual AGM & Conference
  • Sponsors & donors contribute to conference success
  • Minutes of the Annual General Meeting
  • 2002 Year-End Financial Report
  • Tech Talk
  • Having a Web site isn’t good enough- market it!
  • Welcome more new and returning members
  • Committee reports
  • Conference photos

LBN #45 September/October 2003

  • 2003 Rendez-vous Sponsors
  • Rendez-vous Competition
  • Rendez-vous Tech
  • TechTalk
  • Fact Sheet on Log Building Protection and Finishing
  • Spring AGM Plans
  • Scientific Conference: Log Building in Latvia
  • The Zabludòw Project
  • Sales and Marketing Tips
  • Your Log House
  • Letter To the Editor
  • OfficeUpdate
  • Crane Safety
  • EnerGreen SIP’s Receive ICC Approval
  • Treasurer’s Report & Membership Update
  • New and Renewing Members
  • Classified Ads

LBN #43 May/June 2003

  • Log Grading Program
  • ILBA Demos Log Builder Competition Events
  • TechTalk
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Protection of Wood Using Borates
  • ICC Update
  • Mold is a Pest - Pesticide Concerns
  • Great Lakes Log Crafters Association
  • News from the Log Builders’ Association of New Zealand
  • Group Insurance Needs
  • Standards and Finishing Techniques
  • News from the Office
  • Log Home Insurance
  • New and Renewing Members

LBN #41 January/February 2003

  • 30th AGM info
  • Importance of a good website
  • Crane Safety
  • Stairs
  • A log builders' experience building their own home
  • Visual stress grading or building logs and timbers
  • 2003 members renewed
  • Committee reports; Membership / Certification
2002

LBN #40 December 2002

  • European Summit review
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Like math? Two approaches to complex joinery
  • Tech Talk-leveling a log in blocks
  • Using the Past to learn and grow
  • More Tech Talk - Lots of holes to drill, try this handy tool
  • Update from ILBA Office
  • Committee reports; Membership/ R&D / PR & Marketing / Certification

LBN #38 2002

  • Letters to the Editor
  • Thermal properties of log homes
  • Take your marketing to the next level
  • An insider's peek at photo shoots
  • ILBA Photo Contest Announced
  • Hats off to Chambers
  • Log Building (R)evolution
  • ILBA Office update
  • ILBA Committee reports

LBN #36, January 2002

  • Lighting
  • Utah!
  • Marketing
  • Books: Small Homes & Cabins
  • Boy's Years & Board
  • Eliminator Auger
  • Office Updates
  • Engineering Research
  • Tech Talk
  • Cutting Stumps
  • Tornado
  • New Peeler
  • OSHA Grants
  • Ads & Froggies

LBN #39 2002

  • Letters to the Editor
  • Tech Talk
  • Log walls put to the test
  • Drawings: What are they?
  • Rendez-vous is a success because..
  • Meet your new ILBA Directors
  • ILBA Office update
  • ILBA Committee reports

LBN #37 June 2002

  • Utah!
  • Drilling Jigs
  • Rendez-vous
  • BC Safety Manual
  • Certification Update
  • Tech Talk & Competition
  • Chambers Retires as Editor
  • Working with Bankers
  • Archi-CAD Workshop
  • Office Update
  • Board Meets, Bylaws Change
  • Treasurer & President Reports
  • Complex Roof & French Scribe
  • Laying Out Stumps
  • AGM Minutes
  • Ads

 

2001

LBN #35 September 2001

  • Fire & Logs
  • Log Building Success
  • Utah Conference
  • Before the Finish
  • Wedding News
  • Conditioning Discs
  • Board Changes
  • Builder Certification
  • Micro-Mill
  • Tech Talk & Reviews
  • Need for Standards
  • Ads

LBN #34 June 2001

  • Kananskis Recap
  • Fire & Heat
  • ILBA - Sharing
  • Teaching our Trade
  • Jigs @ Kananaskis
  • Log Grading
  • Water Levels
  • Office Updates
  • Jig Design, Leadership
  • Sponsors & Photos
  • AGM Minutes
  • Park Structures
  • Dovetails & Saddles
  • 2000 Financial Statement
  • Great Lodges
  • Ads
2000

LBN #33 December 2000

  • Name Change
  • Conference Preview
  • Water Damage
  • Grieb Scribers
  • Rough Notches
  • New Tools
  • Office Update
  • Chinking Standards
  • Marketing by Rouleau
  • Jigs & Board Nominations
  • Pit House
  • Ads & Sharpening Chains

LBN #31 May 2000

  • Montebello
  • Purlins
  • AGM Report
  • Office Update
  • Gazebo Photos
  • Tech Talk Photos
  • Board Minutes and Bio's
  • Steinbrecher
  • CSA Meeting in Ottawa
  • Ads

LBN #32 October 2000

  • Lateral Loading
  • Certification & Standards
  • Office Update
  • The Round Square Notch
  • 2001 Conference
  • Accelerated Workshop
  • Accelerated Review
  • Jig Book
  • John Boys Screwjack
  • Ads
  • How to Join, & More

LBN #30 January 2000

  • Valley Rafters
  • Scribed Scarf Joint
  • Association Update
  • Conference News
  • 1999 Finances
  • Quick-Clips
  • Corner Log
  • Really Small Scribers
  • Ads

 

1999

LBN #29 November 1999

  • 2000 Conference Preview
  • Bylers of Caribou Creek
  • Gin Pole
  • Association Update
  • Design Workshop
  • Montebello Magic
  • Ultra-Scribers
  • Lots of Straps
  • Quick-Clips
  • Ads

LBN#27 January 1999

  • Colorado Conference coming up
  • Wood Preparation from start to finish
  • Jig for Electric Flats
  • Safe Trucking
  • Log Home Value
  • Log Building News Clips
  • Log Home Longevity
  • Assocation News
  • Certifying Builders Considered
  • Ads

LBN#28 June 1999

  • 1999 Colorado Conference review
  • Are wood-boring insects eatings your logs?
  • Conference 1999 Photos
  • Conference Tech Talk
  • Review: Log Construction Manual
  • Shannon Maris Leaves Association
  • Log Building News Clips
  • Cathy Hansen is hired
  • Cutting square ends of log posts
  • Cut-off Jig for mitered trusses
  • Proposal to certify log builders
  • Ads
1998

LBN #26 September 1998

  • Cutting Tools Costs and Increasing efficiency
  • Tools
  • grain scribe, log cart, han-d-pump ,
  • 3--legged steps, crowbar by Tove®, portable shed for worksite
  • New broad axes-- Pedersen
  • Understanding Log Structures - Steinbrecher
  • Bolting walls to Foundations- Fritch
  • News clips

LBN #24 January 1998

  • Managing Workers- Olsen
  • 25th Conference Update
  • Contracting Tips
  • Assoc. to do
  • Consumer Seminars-update
  • Log Home Shows
  • Tech Tips/News Clips/Ads

LBN #25 May 1998

  • 25th Conference summary
  • Tech Tips
  • easier sanding drill
  • trimming posts for flooring
  • cutting logs at an angle
  • cell phone vibrating ringer
  • drilling countersinks at an angle
  • stick framing to log connection
  • peeling logs with rotating nozzle
  • Hydraulic tools for log builders
  • Summary of Whistler Log House Tour
  • Minutes of 25th Annual General Meeting
  • Sparshu talks on jobsite efficiency
  • Log Building News - Clips
  • classified
1997

LBN #23 July 1997

  • Annual Conference Summary
  • President's Report
  • Annual Minutes of Association
  • Jersey Devils - speaker review
  • Leveling pads - Olsen
  • Rods & Washers-Shure
  • New BC Log Building Assoc.
  • Tech Talk Review
  • News clips/Ads

LBN #22 January 1997

  • Special Issue: Stairs
  • Adjustable Scribing Jig- Beckedorf
  • Hanging Stairs
  • Self-adjusting stairs
  • Rustic Furniture - Book review
  • Prow Buildings - layout - Chambers
  • Restoration - Part 2 - Renfroe
  • News Clips/Ads
1996

LBN #21 October 1996

  • Exterior Finishes for Log Homes
  • Restoration, Protection & Maintenance
  • New Research on Wood Finishes
  • Tomsk- Book review

LBN #20 June 1996

  • 1996 Conference Review
  • Thermal Performance
  • Fly Rafters for Gables
  • 23rd AGM
  • Log Jacks
  • Cutting Notches Faster
  • News Clips
  • Hewing
  • Ads
1995

LBN #19 December 1995

  • 1996 Conference
  • Gaps and Bows of Roofs & Beams - Beckedorf
  • Contracts and Liens - Senty
  • I.A.S. Report- Brian Lloyd
  • The New Board
  • News Clips : Ads & Info

LBN #17 February 1995

  • New Trusses- Ed Shure
  • Roof Math Made Easy - Ed Shure
  • After the Shell- Duane Sellman
  • Moving Day- Pat Wolfe
  • New Husky Electric- Steve Greer
  • 1995 Annual Meeting
  • An Experience with Ethics & Contracts- Gary Lazarowski
  • Ads & Info

LBN #18 August 1995

  • Truss Engineering - Tom Hahney
  • Energy Code Scare in Canada - Hahney
  • 22nd AGM
  • New Log Selection Rules - Chambers
  • Hahney Retires
  • News clips
  • Dan Porter Remembered
  • Ads & Info
  • Banff Conference Report
  • Committees - listed
1994

LBN #16 October 1994

  • Log Building in Latvia
  • Computer Generated Templates
  • Japan Log House Forum News
  • Association's Financial Report
  • Here's a Groovy Tool
  • General Contracting Made Easier
  • CLBAI/ALBA Constitution and Bylaws
  • Tech Tips, etc.
  • Great Lakes Log Crafters Meet
  • Baluster Layout
  • New Zealand Log Building Flourishes
  • The Log Home Council

LBN #14 January 1994

  • A glance back at the 93 ILBC
  • Presidents Report
  • Annual Finnancial Report
  • Letters
  • Conference Evaluation
  • Minutes of the 20th AGM
  • The Board of Directors Minutes
  • Reflection on Names
  • New Joint for Complex Log Roofs
  • News from the Great Lakes
  • Western Lumber Span Tables
  • Foot-Inch Calculator for the Computer

LBN #15 June 1994

  • Review of Banff 1994 AGM
  • Mission Statement for Assoc.
  • Article: Building Agreements for Log Construction
  • Code of Ethics & article
  • Review of new Board members
  • Review: Software "Sundial" for Mac computers
  • Article: Log Building for Love or Money or Both
  • Article: Bolting (Purlins, posts, trusses)
1993

LBN #13 August 1993

  • Last chance news on 93 International
  • Conference
  • Falling Down-Looking Up
  • New Woodcraft Adze
  • News From New Zealand
  • Ole-Karl Prøis- Log Master
  • Log Building Competitions at Conference
  • Special Advanced Education Courses at Conference
  • Jig for Rectangular Housing in Logs
  • Log Span Tables Republished- update
  • CLBAI dues go up for 1993-4
  • Pro-Flex Anti-Vibration Gloves
  • CLBAI Builders needed for Latvian Students-notice

LBN #11 January 1993

  • 19th Annual Meeting Report
  • Minutes of the 19th Annual Meeting
  • Board of Directors Meeting
  • Log Building Standards and Canadian Code
  • Over-Scribing the Lateral Groove to Create A Compression-Fit Notch
  • Latvians to be Trained in North America
  • Great Lakes Log Crafters Meet
  • Tech-Tips- self steering trailer, plate log roll-out
  • From the Journal of Light Construction- tips
  • Mackie School Closes
  • Message from the President
  • CLBAI to Publish Log Span Tables- new edition

LBN #12 May 1993

  • 1993 International Log Building Conference Update
  • Another Log Building in New Zealand
  • Log Building as a Game
  • Korean Log Builders Assoc. is Founded
  • Reflections of a Founder- After 20 yrs.- Janzen
  • Last minute details of Program of 93 International Conference
  • Update on Home Office Deductions- Journal of Light Construction
  • The Early History of CLBAI
  • Great Lake Log Crafters Meet
  • In the Groove
  • Old Edge Tools- Where to Find Them and How to Sharpen Them
  • Ethics and Competition in Business
1992

LBN #10 July 92

  • Previews of 92 Annual General Meeting at Sorrento, BC
  • Preview and update on 1993 International Log Building Conference planning
  • Sill Log Options
  • Tidbits and Tech-Tips
  • Members Forum- inquiries, updates, association news
  • Rocky Mountain Meeting
  • Timber Framers Build Bridge
  • Should We Change the Name of the CLBAI
  • Working With An Architect

LBN #8 January 92

  • 18th Annual (CLBAI) Meeting a Big Success
  • Directors (CLBAI) Meeting review
  • Minutes of the 18th Annual General Meeting
  • Jeff Arvin Gives Keynote Address
  • Tech-Talk
  • Plate log roll-out solutions
  • Sapstain
  • pencil scribing flat logs
  • Grey-Flex ®
  • Trimming door and Window openings
  • Spiral Grain detector
  • 1993 International Conference
  • Timber Framers Western Conference
  • 1990 Canadian Log Home Update
  • News from Mary Mackie
  • News about Members and Membership
  • Radomske Explains Shrink-fit Grooves at AGM
  • Radomske Log Selection
  • Where Do We Come From and Where Are We Going? (membership)
  • Brian Lloyd Addresses Japan Log House Forum
  • Results of 1991 Member Survey
  • Chinkers
  • Notices/ Classified Ads

LBN #9 May 1992

  • The Wooden Architecture of Russia
  • A Simple Log Roof System
  • So Now We Have Standards
  • Sapstain
  • Secretary's Report
  • Letters
  • Tree Fee or Timber Tax?
  • The Emseal Choice
  • Notice of Meetings
  • Tree Dimensional Trusses
  • Marketing Ideas
  • Odds-n-Ends-tips, info
  • Books available from CLBAI
1991

LBN #7 August 91

  • Building Code Committee Meeting
  • Plans for Allan Mackie Log Tongs
  • Plans for Ed Shure Log Scaffolding
  • Springtime in the Rockies- Rocky Mt. Log Builders' Meeting Review
  • Plans for Hidden Settling Jack
  • The Sparshu Spar-Log Peeler
  • Tech Tips
  • The Woodcarver Disc
  • Random orbital sander review
  • Butt-joining logs
  • One notch logs
  • Self-steering highboy trailer
  • Scriber-leveling Plate
  • Membership news
  • New Zealand Log Builders- Annual Meeting report
  • Great Lakes Log Crafters (Minnesota Log Crafters Association) Annual Report
  • Timber Framers (TFGNA) New York Conference Review
  • Japan Log House Forum
  • Requests for information and survey results on "In the Groove"
  • What's the Best Log House- by Del Radomske (over-scribing)
  • Dovetail Church Reconstuction
  • Book Review: Trim Carpentry by Craig Savage
  • Classified Ad

LBN #5 January 91

  • Message From the President (of CLBAI)
  • Report From Down Under- travel notes from Ken Guest
  • Hardie Speaks on Canadian Log Building Industry
  • AGM Tech Talk- better chalk lines, innovative level, VOX voice transmitter, Makita® cutting wheel, spiral grain detector, one notch log roller, spindle cutter, log peeling machine, self-tightening nut, tip for scribing vertical surfaces.
  • Blind Test of Finishes
  • 17th Annual Meeting of CLBAI- review
  • Future Log Builders- Editorial
  • Timber Framers at Mt. Hood- review
  • Access the Wood- value-added advantage to bid proposals on timber sales
  • Books- reviews Building With Logs , Park Structures and Facilities
  • Checking
  • Log Building Classes Held
  • More Tech Talk- pressurized mister, Construction Master II Calculator®, solid state timer.
  • List of Sources.

LBN #6 May 91

  • Selecting the Next Log-butt and tip layout
  • Tech Tips
  • Book Review- Norwegian Wood
  • Mackie Scribers Revisited
  • Burke Speaks on Wood Strength at AGM
  • CLBAI Survey Results
  • Readers Forum- questions from members
  • Focus Groups at 1990 AGM
  • The Padded Bar- chainsaw guide device
  • Classified Ads
1990

LBN #4 August 90

  • Energy and Log Homes
  • Energy Performance of Minnesota Log Homes
  • Letter to the Editor- More on Beckedorf Notching and counter effects of shrinking.
  • Is It Square or Round?- A different way to file chain saw teeth
  • Pressure Peeling Logs
  • Tools and Techniques-Makita® Electric chain saws, Woodcraft® Woodcarver, chalklines, pencils for marking logs, reference to "sun-lining" chain saw technique.
  • The Next Pen
  • Replant What You Use
  • Timber Framers Meet in New York
  • Rocky Mountains- Review of 4th Annual Meeting
  • New Zealand-Review of Annual Meeting of New Zealand Log Builders Association.
  • List of Sources

LBN #3 January 90

  • 16th Annual Meeting
  • The Pursuit of Excellence
  • Beckedorf's Notching System- how to and info on types of notching
  • Hahney on Roof Trusses
  • Fir and Feathers- supporting value-added timber access
  • Joiner's Quarterly- issue #13 has been printed. Info on hip and valley roof framing and full scribe, dovetail joinery. Subscription address.
  • Mary Mackie Honored
  • Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Run-Off from Wood Treatment- regulations, copies of report "Controlling Stormwater Discharges of Anti-Sapstain Chemicals.
  • Cold Draft Anyone?-Sealing window openings
  • New Preservative-Diffusol®
  • Unusual Fasteners And....-catalog
  • Brass- index of sources
  • Jigs, Tools, and Gadgets- Contour Marker
  • Info and Plan Services- list of sources for info and construction
  • List of Sources
1989

LBN #2 August 89

  • Keeping The Roof On- engineering/construction guidelines
  • Log Building: Business or Lifestyle?- Fear of losing customers, how to bid, price negotiation, quick fixes, the customers.
  • Technical Tidbits- Drying whole logs in three days, Drying Wood Cookies, Its Done With Mirrors- how to mark true lines on logs.
  • Kiwi Ingenuity- chain saw modifications
  • Log Peeling and Preserving
  • Good Chaulk
  • Hand-Forged Edge Tools
  • Rocky Mountains- Review of 3rd
  • New Zealand-Review of Annual Meeting of New Zealand Log Builders Association.
  • Minnesota- Review of Annual Meeting of Minnesota Log Builders Association.
  • List of Sources
 
1988

LBN #1 December 88

  • 15th Annual Meeting
  • Tech Talk- EPDM gaskets, CSI ® borate rods, log finish, metal shaving disk, IBM/Versacad software, power-chinking machine w/ Sashco caulk for checks, Sellman scribers.
  • Free Trade-Free Travel
  • Access to Logs-bidding on timber sales
  • Workshop On Bidding
  • Units- standards for bidding
  • Hahney on Stress and Strain- engineering guidelines
  • Hahney Part 2
  • Beckedorf Honored
  • Finnish Fireplaces
  • TFGNA Worried About Old-Growth Timber
  • List of Sources
 

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