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October 2014 issue
Cabin Life brings you the joy of cabin, cottage and lakehome living with ideas, information, and inspiration for your special place. Gorgeous photos, beautiful cabins, renovation ideas, delicious recipes and fun weekend projects are only a few of the things you'll receive in every issue of Cabin Life magazine. 
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From the Editor
CBN-WE1014_06
By Mark R. Johnson
Travel, chain saws, pickled herring & more
pg. 6
Features
Fourth Quarter Dream
It’s never too late to build the lakehome you’ve always wanted.
pg. 20
Reclaimed Beauty
Getting the look you want with something repurposed rather than buying new.
pg. 28
Having it All in a Small Cabin
The creative renovation of this all-season retreat is an example of stretching and reconfiguring space for maximum efficiency. COVER STORY
  • WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bonus photos of this Montana cabin and boathouse.
pg. 34
Building on a Budget
How to save money when building or renovating a cabin.
pg. 44
Wildlife Watching
Enjoying the world around us while keeping its well-being in mind.
pg. 48
Do-It-Yourself Score Post
Enhance outdoor cabin games with this simple weekend project.
pg. 50
In Every Issue
From the Deck
pg. 7
Q&A
Estate planning: Passing on the family cabin.
pg. 14
My Cabin
An “ugly” cabin with a view in Sevierville, Tenn.
pg. 16
Photo Album
Nature's paintbrush.
pg. 18
Now & Then
Cabin conversations.
pg. 19
Quick & Easy Gourmet
A fun twist for simple cooking at the cabin: Make it in a mug!
pg. 52
Grill Master
10 tips for using a grill’s side burner, a recipe for grilled portabella mushroom risotto, and two recipes for maple syrup cocktails.
pg. 54
Tooling Around
pg. 56
Little log cabin.
pg. 62
Guests welcome.
pg. 66
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