Welcome to Paul & Ellen Martin's Web Site

Our site covers our various interests. These include our log home which we are currently building and some of our more interesting hikes. Progress on the log home is updated once a week. New topics will be added from time to time.

For a picture story of the log home project, start here


NEW since 11/27/20: Current Journal Entry


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8/28/20: Livestream interview with Steve White of LHBA 8-16-20: Watch

11/21/20: 11/15/20 Journal Entry
11/14/20: 11/8/20 Journal Entry
11/14/20: 10" Snowfall
11/7/20: 11/1/20 Journal Entry
11/7/20: Last of Flooring and Last of Logging
10/31/20: 10/25/20 Journal Entry
10/24/20: 10/18/20 Journal Entry
10/16/20: 10/11/20 Journal Entry
10/16/20: Laptop and Leaky Outcrop
10/10/20: 10/4/20 Journal Entry
10/10/20: Old Junk for the Landfill
10/3/20: 9/27/20 Journal Entry
10/3/20: Lizard and plastic
9/26/20: 9/20/20 Journal Entry
9/26/20: Loft Flooring Challenge
9/19/20: 9/13/20 Journal Entry
9/12/20: 9/6/20 Journal Entry
9/5/20: 8/30/20 Journal Entry
9/5/20: Logging Tongs
8/28/20: 8/23/20 Journal Entry
8/28/20: Big Rocks from Crawl Space
8/22/20: Certificate of Occupancy!
8/22/20: Joe
8/15/20: 8/9/20 Journal Entry
8/8/20: 8/2/20 Journal Entry
8/8/20: The "Legal Landing"
8/1/20: 7/26/20 Journal Entry
8/1/20: Insulation, Water Heater straps
7/25/20: 7/19/20 Journal Entry
7/25/20: Insulation, lizard, Robert
7/25/20: Dave and Kristen
7/18/20: 7/12/20 Journal Entry
7/11/20: 7/5/20 Journal Entry
7/4/20: 6/28/20 Journal Entry
6/27/20: 6/21/20 Journal Entry
6/20/20: 6/14/20 Journal Entry
6/13/20: 6/7/20 Journal Entry
6/13/20: "Impossible Table"
6/6/20: 5/31/20 Journal Entry
6/6/20: Wild Roses
6/6/20: Earl and Al
5/30/20: 5/24/20 Journal Entry
5/22/20: 5/17/20 Journal Entry
5/22/20: Completed upper handrail termination structure
5/15/20: 5/10/20 Journal Entry
5/9/20: 5/3/20 Journal Entry
5/9/20: Pictures of loft stair rail terminators
5/2/20: 4/26/20 Journal Entry
4/24/20: 4/19/20 Journal Entry
4/19/20: 4/5/20 Journal Entry
4/19/20: 4/12/20 Journal Entry
4/19/20: The finished guardrail and making a knuckle notch
3/29/20: Fitting the first quarter-turn
3/22/20: 3/15/20 Journal Entry
3/22/20: Mt. Mastiff
3/15/20: 3/8/20 Journal Entry
3/15/20: Work on loft guardrail
2/25/20: Handrail Balusters Primed
2/19/20: Video: Installing Balusters
2/18/20: Guardrail Balusters in Place
2/9/20: Moonset near Mt. David
2/6/20: Start of Loft Stair Guardrail
1/19/20: Finished Loft Railings
1/5/20: Another section of railing
12/22/19: Another Loft Railing
12/15/19: Completed Loft Railing
12/8/19: Completed Loft Railings
11/24/19: Newel post installation
11/17/19: Tread and newel post installation
11/10/19: New tread installation
11/3/19: Stacked Firewood
10/28/19: Firewood harvesting
10/14/19: Varnishing pictures
9/9/19: Visitor Pictures - Earl
9/9/19: Visitor Pictures - Patty
8/23/19: Tread Blank Picture
8/23/19: Video of Robert Ferrel
8/16/19: Rope and Rope Picker Pictures
8/16/19: New Dave Pictures
8/10/19: Hydraulic Ram Pump Pictures
8/10/19: Ram Pump Video
8/1/19: Gravity-operated waste valve Picture
8/1/19: Firewood Picture
7/26/19: Back Stair Rail Picture
7/13/19: Back Stair Rail Pictures
6/28/19: Ram pump mods & stair rail progress
5/31/19: Ram pump picture with compression chamber
5/10/19: Ram Pump Pictures
5/10/19: Ram Pump Installation video
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