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Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2024 08:09 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 01/19/2024 08:09 AM
Expires: 01/01/2029 12:00 AM
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Real Men Use an Axe to Cut Potatoes

Arnold, CA...Oh what to do? You need to make breakfast and you realize you don't have a knife. Well, technically I did have a multitool but the axe seemed like the better option. This is Hewn after all. Our potato axing prowess is below and the rest of the breakfast making process if you care to watch.





About The Chainsaw Cabin
The Chainsaw Cabin is our first building, a small 120 square feet shed/cabin on Hewn Hill. All lumber will be hand milled with a small inexpensive electric chainsaw. This is to see if anyone can build a small functional building with literally tools you can find at a garage sale and our only costs will be roofing, fasteners & glass for windows.

The Chainsaw Cabin will be single wall construction where the wallboards are a structural component of the build. Many of our primitive and pioneer building were constructed this way. The outside wallboard is also the interior board as well.

Henry David Thoreau’s cabin was only 10 x 15 and not much bigger than you can legally build today without a permit in most counties. For the Chainsaw cabin while it will only be 10 x 12 it will have a sleeping/storage loft. So if you are staying for a night or two at least you will have separate work, living & sleep areas.

In 1854 is cost the tiny home pioneer $28.13 to build his modest abode. With inflation that comes in at $962.80 in todays shrinking dollars. That is our goal to build our small structure with doors, windows and roofing for less adjusting for inflation than Henry did many years ago.

We are starting with outbuildings to get the property functional. Places to store tools, a solar shed & a place to sleep if need be. This is phase one and we hope to get that done this year starting with the Chainsaw Cabin then learning how to build a log structure on our next shed.

Next year, Lord willing we will start on our main two story, traditional log cabin built with logs from the property and probably a few other locally sourced ones as well.

About Hewn.tv
At Hewn we are going take you on a journey to see if it is still possible to build a functional, small homestead that anyone, even someone making minimum wage can build and own. We are going to try this in California no less. Join us as we attempt to build an off grid, solar powered, rustic, pioneer style homestead.

#OffGrid #TinyHome #HewnTV #TinyHouse #Pioneering #TinyCabin


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Posted on: 2024-01-19 08:14:10   By: Anonymous
 
Now if it was Joe he would chop off his fingers fry them up and think he was eating sausage links.

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    Posted on: 2024-01-19 08:23:33   By: Anonymous
     
    This is some great journalism. John, you are anything but a journalist. More like a man child running a useless site, ads and retarded voting polls in which make no sense. Thus, like an uneducated teenage boy.

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      Posted on: 2024-01-19 08:28:29   By: Anonymous
       
      He thanks you for your visit :)

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        Posted on: 2024-01-19 08:35:41   By: Anonymous
         
        John told me to tell you to Go Fuk Yourself.

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          Posted on: 2024-01-19 08:38:45   By: Anonymous
           
          People need to lighten up. Smile, it's morning in the mountains and some guy is axing his potatoes.

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            Posted on: 2024-01-19 08:39:16   By: Anonymous
             
            I like the theme music

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              Posted on: 2024-01-19 12:48:44   By: Anonymous
               
              Every year, 30,000 real men rip themselves up with chainsaws.
              Learn how to use this tool, and wear protective gear.
              Your leg, your arm, your life, is worth a helluva lot more than the pleasure of building and owning this toybox.

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                Posted on: 2024-01-19 13:54:23   By: Anonymous
                 
                How many people are killed by drunk drivers?

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                Re: 30,000 chainsaw injuries
                Posted on: 2024-01-19 14:21:59   By: Anonymous
                 
                Hey Rocky, watch me pull a number out of my ass.

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                  Re: 30,000 chainsaw injuries
                  Posted on: 2024-01-19 15:07:34   By: Anonymous
                   
                  I wish that were true, but the 30,000 is the consistent number of people injured or killed by chainsaws in America every year.
                  I recently had a problem tree to cut down so I went to the net for information.
                  That's when I started seeing horror stories and that 30,000 number everywhere.
                  I was shocked/surprised.
                  After looking/reading all that I wasn't too enthusiastic about my chainsaw project even though I've been using saws for 30 years.
                  Be smart, be careful. It's not just amateurs, chainsaws kill professionals by the hundreds every year.
                  Good luck Cletus!

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                    Re: 30,000 chainsaw injuries
                    Posted on: 2024-01-19 19:27:19   By: Anonymous
                     
                    Pros injured bc they're hustling quickly to make $, but screw up a cut. Amateurs injured due to insufficient strength / coordination.
                    Greenhorn? Find a local ISA arborist or competent feller or climber and pay them as much $ as you paid for your saw to learn how to run that thing...especially the drop and other sketchy cuts you'll make on this kit. I've climbed small / med trees up to 80' or so for 40 years, any injuries from my hand saw being sloppy. The chainsaw should obtain your utmost attention and proper instruction in use.



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                  Re: 30,000 chainsaw injuries
                  Posted on: 2024-01-20 08:20:31   By: Anonymous
                   
                  Bullwinkle what number did you come up with?

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            Re: people need to lighten up
            Posted on: 2024-01-19 09:19:15   By: Anonymous
             
            I agree, but I don't like raw potatoes and undercooked eggs.


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              Re: people need to lighten up
              Posted on: 2024-01-20 11:47:02   By: Anonymous
               
              The axeman ought to take his double bit to Trump the dog!!

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                Re: people need to lighten up
                Posted on: 2024-01-20 16:48:30   By: Anonymous
                 
                I can think of a person that needs his throat slit on live oak dr.

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Posted on: 2024-01-19 09:52:32   By: Anonymous
 
Awesome video, Gavy wants to spend billions on the unhoused drug addicts and misfits, the working man pays for it, and gets screwed all around, can’t afford a house for his family, and out the back door pays for misfits, mentally ill, drug addicts, sounds about right for a Libtard plan!

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Posted on: 2024-01-19 16:54:21   By: Anonymous
 
Real smart men start the wood stove first, then cut the taters. Real smart women sit back and laugh.

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    Posted on: 2024-01-19 19:16:59   By: Anonymous
     
    What the fuk is this all about?

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      Posted on: 2024-01-20 08:16:14   By: Anonymous
       
      A bunch of morons, thats what. Expecially the doofus like Trumpsters. Is it true he has syphilis?

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        Posted on: 2024-01-20 08:25:05   By: Anonymous
         
        I think Sniveler's a walking syphilis candidate.

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          Posted on: 2024-01-20 10:05:18   By: Anonymous
           
          Yes, doctors are saying the red colored lesions on the palms of Trump's hands are symptoms of syphilis.
          It's reassuring to know that he would only have the best syphilis.

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            Posted on: 2024-01-20 16:50:23   By: Anonymous
             
            Are you a carrier?

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