How to Build Your Dream Cabin in the Woods: The Ultimate Guide to Building and Maintaining a Backcountry Getaway


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How to Build Your Dream Cabin in the Woods: The Ultimate Guide to Building and Maintaining a Backcountry Getaway ePUB

How to Build Your Dream Cabin in The WoodsNow, everyone can have the refuge they want—a getaway beside a trout-filled stream, near a bass-laden lake, or by a mountain trail with a breathtaking view.

This ultimate resource includes photos, blueprints, and diagrams, and covers the steps to constructing the cabin you’ve always wanted such as:

  • Selecting a site
  • Gathering construction materials
  • Deciding on a design that is right for you
  • Managing your property
  • Building add-ons, including shooting ranges, an outhouse, or an outside fire ring
  • Installing cabin security
  • And more!

For generations, nature lovers, writers, and sportsmen have found an escape from their day-to-day world in living closer to nature. J. Wayne Fears offers a complete guide to building without the hassle of a construction crew or outrageous costs.

About the Author

J. Wayne Fears is a wildlife management professional, explorer, author, and former editor of Rural Sportsmen magazine. Fears has written more than 6,200 articles for the Southern Sportsman Journal, Turkey Call magazine, Great Days Outdoor magazine, Whitetails Unlimited Magazine, and a number of other publications. He has thirty-three published books and has won numerous awards including “Best Outdoor Book of the Year” three times and the “Pinnacle Award” for outdoor books two times. Fears has served as president of the Professional Outdoor Media Association, the Georgia Outdoor Writers Association, and the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association, and is a member of the Explorers Club. He built his own log cabin almost twenty-three years ago and has been enjoying it ever since.

J. Wayne Fears is one of the most prolific writers of outdoor literature. He has had over 6200 magazine articles published and he has written 32 books including how-to, novel, and humor. He has been awarded numerous awards for journalism and conservation. He was voted into the Explorers Club and enshrined in the Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame.

June 2018, at its 13th annual conference, held in Lincoln, NB, the Professional Outdoor Media Association awarded its top national book award, the Pinnacle Award, to The Lodge Book of Dutch Oven Cooking written by author J. Wayne Fears.

At the 53rd Southeastern Outdoor Press Association conference at Kentucky Dam Village Resort Park, the new book The Lodge Book of Dutch Oven Cooking by J. Wayne Fears received first place as the Best Outdoor Book for 2017. The 165 page, full color book is a complete guide for cooking in the cast iron camp Dutch oven and features 34 tested recipes.

March 2013 J. Wayne’s book Isaac – Trek to King’s Mountain was the the recipient of a prestigious Pinnacle Outstanding Achivement Book Award given by the Professional Outdoor Media Association. This is the first time an e-book has ever received the award. The book is now available as a paperback.

October 2013 Isaac – Trek to King’s Mountain received First Place in the Best Outdoor Book Award given by the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association and sponsored by Chevrolet.This was the first time an e-book has ever won the coveted book award.

March 2014 Buck & Wart – Backcountry Letters received the prestigious Pinnacle Award for best book from the Professional Outdoor Media Association.

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