Finishing Off The Dutchmen

With the wind cranking up today we were happy to be tucked away in the corn crib. Three out of four of the dutchmen are ready to be installed and with a little work tomorrow morning we will be ready to break out the glue.

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Speaking of glue! Here is a link to see the time-lapse video from Thursday when we glued the logs together. https://youtu.be/UEByjL5MjHs In the video one can see how we preheated the wood with heat guns to create a negative pressure effect. As the wood cools once the epoxy is applied, the contraction of the wood actually helps to draw the epoxy in and create a stronger bond.

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