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Cabin de Rohe

July was mostly spent building our own cabin at the church camp where Dan and I met.  Here are some pictures of the work that Dan and I did!  I'm very proud of the fact that just the two of us build our cabin--and apparently it was some sort of camp record--12 days!

Here it is, somewhere about day 4 or 5.  

And the finished product.

Interior.  We made an extended loft, so it's large enough for a queen and a full sized bed, leaving lots of floor space for us.

On our front porch, getting ready to head home.  Now, time for a full-sized house, Dan! :)


  1. I didn't know people made their own cabins at church camps. That is very nice. Good job!

  2. I'm curious about size. 8ft by 16ft? 10ft by 12ft?
    How many cabins are there in the camp?

  3. Thanks! Dan does a really great job. Yes, our church camp still builds cabins...I think our cabin made around 150 cabins total at camp.

    The floor was 14'x16' with a 6' porch, over which the loft extends. I believe that the loft ended up being about 12'x14', leaving about a 10' section of the floor that did not have a loft over it and was a vaulted ceiling.

    We have plans of building a "micro-loft" on the other side, about 2' in with as an extra ledge for a gravity fed water tank for our sink (just a little one to rinse off a dish or a piece of fruit (French drained)---better than running down to the wash house every 10 seconds!


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