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100 1  Carlsen, Spike,|d1952-|eauthor. 
245 10 Cabin lessons :|ba nail-by-nail tale : building our dream 
       cottage from 2x4s, blisters, and love /|cSpike Carlsen. 
264  1 North Adams, MA :|bStorey Publishing,|c[2015] 
300    223 pages :|billustrations ;|c21 cm. 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent. 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia. 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier. 
504    Includes bibliographical references. 
505 0  Wanted: Difficult piece of land : if you can't find a 
       perfect piece of land, buy an imperfect piece and make it 
       perfect -- Designing small : you can't buy happiness by 
       the square foot -- The rules : when you build, build with 
       hands, head, and heart -- Paperwork and earthworks : Mensh
       tracht, Gott lacht (man plans, God laughs) -- A solid 
       foundation : when you dig a hole, be smarter than the 
       shovel -- Kat : wife, lifesaver, carpenter : when you 
       marry, you marry the whole person, not just the parts 
       above the waterline; you get both the silk sails and the 
       barnacles -- The bones of the cabin : destiny can throw 
       down a pretty sparse trail of popcorn for you to follow --
       The drive : if all the difficulties were known at the 
       outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out
       at all -- Buying cabin parts : keep an open mind--you 
       never know what might crawl in -- Skin of the cabin and 
       mid-life blahs : beauty is only plywood deep -- A Superior
       lake (some Superior towns) : when you get caught with your
       pants down, run like hell -- Wood, wire, pipe, and drywall
       : the quandary with life is you're halfway through before 
       you realize it's a do-it-yourself project -- Family 
       matters : life is a fluid, not a solid. it changes; be 
       ready for it -- Finishing touches : when it's 90 percent 
       finished, it's finished -- Troubles in paradise : mistakes
       are the dues you pay for living a full life -- Settling in,
       grooving out : there's more to life than increasing its 
       speed -- Afterword. 
520 2  "Carpenter Spike Carlsen, his wife, and their recently 
       blended family of five kids set out to build a cabin on 
       the north shore of Lake Superior. Part building guide and 
       part memoir, Cabin Lessons tells the funny, wry, and 
       heartwarming story of their eventful journey--from buying 
       land on an eroding cliff to (finally) enjoying the 
       hideaway of their dreams. Learning as they go, and 
       learning about themselves and each other along the way, 
       they find in the end that they've built a strong family as
       much as a sturdy cabin"--From publisher's website. 
600 10 Carlsen, Spike,|d1952- 
600 10 Carlsen, Spike,|d1952-|xFamily. 
600 10 Carlsen, Spike,|d1952-|xPhilosophy. 
650  0 Log cabins|zSuperior, Lake, Region|xDesign and 
650  0 Vacation homes|zSuperior, Lake, Region|xDesign and 
650  0 House construction|xPhilosophy. 
650  0 Carpenters|zSuperior, Lake, Region|vBiography. 
650  0 Stepfamilies|zSuperior, Lake, Region|vBiography. 
651  0 Superior, Lake, Region|vBiography. 
655  7 Memoirs. 
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