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Hults Bruk Ax in Front of Fire
The Perfect Ax for Chopping Firewood
Cabin Life staff tested out a handcrafted ax from Hults Bruk and can confirm: it is as hardworking as it is good-looking.
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How to Choose the Right Firewood for Your Wood Stove
Megan Schetzsle of The Cabin Diary shares with us her insider tips for choosing the right firewood for your wood stove.
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10 Must-Have Essentials for Cozy Cabin Decor
Moody Cabin Girl blogger Gina Valente shares her list for the 10 items that make a cabin the coziest place to be:
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This Colorado Cottage is Only 450 Square Feet
A Colorado couple borrows ideas from the past to create character and authenticity in their new mountain cottage.
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Tour This Hip Tiny Home on Wheels
And find out why this couple traded square footage for simplicity and freedom.
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4 Ideas to Transform Your Storage Shed Into an Inspiring Space
Four smart ways you can easily update a simple shed into a backyard getaway:
Log Cabin With Porch
Cabin Insurance Considerations
Here's what you need to know to protect your remote property during a renovation:
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Preparing Your Pet for a Move to a Rural Cabin
Here's what you need to know to make your pet's transition to cabin living a treat:
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5 Tips for Renting Spaces on Airbnb You’ll Wish You Knew About Sooner
From updated A-frames to cozy little cottages, Airbnb has an endless selection of rustic rentals–here's how to nab the best one...
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Tailgating Recipes for the Cabin
Take the tailgate to the cabin this football season with these easy-to-make recipes from our friends at Cuisine at Home.
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Protecting Log Walls in Your Shower
I am building a shower with two walls made of logs. How should I protect those logs?
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Getting Rid of Smoke Smell That's Stuck in Your Logs
I just bought a log home that belonged to a smoker and smells like it. Is there any way to get rid of the smell? I’m replacing ...
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Understanding the Compatibility Between an Old and a New Stain
Can I go over my existing stain with a new one?
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10 Quintessential Fall Recipes to Try at the Cabin
Fall is here and it brings with it a whole new batch of seasonal produce to enjoy. Celebrate the season by whipping up some of ...
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The Best-Kept Local Secrets in Jackson Hole
Straight from a local, here's how to escape the crowds and to experience the unique character of Jackson Hole:
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Test Out a Yurt at This Michigan Campground
Ever wondered what it'd be like to post up in one of these cozy, tent-meets-cabin structures? This campground offers an afforda...
Wawona Yosemite Cabin in the Snow
Enjoy the Cabin Life at Yosemite’s Best-Kept Secret
This community, located entirely in the bounds of Yosemite National Park, offers the chance to embrace the best of the cabin li...
Shelves and Storage for Downsizing in a Cabin
5 Tips for Successfully Downsizing to a Cabin
You’ve found your dream cabin and are ready to move! There’s just one problem: how will you fit all of your things into your ne...
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Travel Back to the Era of the Great Camps at This Adirondack Lodge
This New York retreat captures the best parts of nostalgic Adirondack camps.
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Q&A: Fly Fishing in Montana With David Detrick
From his favorite spots to beginner tips, here's a peek inside the world of this expert angler: