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October 2013

CBN131001
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
It Belongs to You
By Mark R. Johnson
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Features
How to Find & Work With a Builder
Follow these tips to smooth the process when building your dream cabin. COVER STORY
pg. 24
Stunning & Sturdy Mountain Cabin
A couple builds their Idaho fishing retreat out of concrete logs.
  • WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bonus photos of the cabin, EverLogs, and Craig Brewerton's trout-fishing adventures.
pg. 28
Redefining Cabin Design
10 students push the boundaries of cabin architecture in the 2nd Annual Cabin Life Design Competition.
pg. 36
Just a husband alone in the woods with his DIY project.
pg. 44
Let the ATV Do the Work
Make life easier with a little help from a friend.
pg. 48
Gettin' Twiggy
Making colorful crayons with salvaged branches.
pg. 60
In Every Issue
From the Deck
pg. 8
Q&A
Insuring a remote cabin.
pg. 17
My Cabin
Renovating an Ozark hideaway and enjoying a wilderness escape.
pg. 18
Photo Album
Cabin gatherings.
pg. 20
Now & Then
Filmed on location.
pg. 22
Quick & Easy Gourmet
Fresh and fast foods to whip up at the cabin for a snack or a quick meal.
pg. 52
Grill Master
Poultry on the grill, a recipe for a turkey burger with cranberry chutney, and three delicious hard ciders.
pg. 54
Tooling Around
  • Seasoning your firewood
  • Autumn lawn care
  • Remove, bubble or bust your dock?
  • Winterizing your boat engine   
pg. 56
Open floor plan.
pg. 62
Small Cabin Escape
Autumn scene.
  • WEB EXCLUSIVE: More about this small retreat in Stone Lake, Wis.
pg. 66
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