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Wednesday, August 18, 2004

Solitude Lodge Construction
The Solitude Lodge roof overhangs Vertebrae Lodge so the common deck is fairly well protected. One day, an encolsure may be added to further weather-proof the deck, which will hold a hot tub.

Care had to be taken to allow for differential shrinkage between the two buildings. The logs in the new lodge are green and very wet, whereas Vertebrae Lodge has had three years of drying. When the steel sheeting is complete on the new buidling, it will almost rain inside on the first few sunny days.