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Building Log Cabin Roof Alone in Forest of Sweden

  • Am 21 Aug 2021 veröffentlicht
  • My Story:
    When I graduated high school I sought a big challenge in life. To alone, with only simple hand tools and raw power, build my own traditional off grid log cabin by hand from the materials of the Swedish forest. I film everything myself and edit these videos so you can follow my journey and hopefully learn as I do. I have no earlier experience in any of this, just a visualization of what I want to achieve and willpower to learn and improve everything necessary. So I enjoy reading good advice in the comments. Enjoy!
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  • violablues67
    violablues67 Vor year +303

    I admire your work ethic. I built a log cabin a few years back. 16'x20' with an 8' overhanging loft in the front. I used tractors, chainblocks wheelbarrows, chainsaws and battery powered tools. Harvested all the logs of my farm and hand peeled them with a drawknife and ice chipper. Bought all the lumber and used recycled materials for doors and windows. Picked up some nice second hand tin for the roof and used soffit from another project (I built my own house). It might've been due to time restraints and having two very young kids but I couldnt imagine tackling this project with an axe, a hammer and freaking handsaw. Well done man, well done...

    • Ludger Füchtler
      Ludger Füchtler Vor 5 Monate

    • Zwo rd
      Zwo rd Vor 9 Monate +2

      @Steven Scummy id guess around 2-6months but im not this guy so just a grain of salt :/

    • Steven Scummy
      Steven Scummy Vor 10 Monate +3

      How long did everything take with the power tools and machinery?

  • 12Janota
    12Janota Vor year +1

    Moc pěkná práce gratuluji.Věnuji se take ručním řemeslným pracem.A jsem nadšen v 72tech že mladá generace je nástupcem.Ještě jednou děkuji.A zdravím do Swerige.mám tam rodinu.Byl jsem tam půl roku za prací a poznáním.

  • db M
    db M Vor 7 Monate +4

    El único que lo hace todo con sus manos y herramientas manuales. Mis respetos y admiración.

  • Blumen Kind
    Blumen Kind Vor year +707

    I hope you don't get this the wrong way, but I always use your videos to fall asleep. I have trouble sleeping and they just calm me down 😅

  • Johnny Guitar
    Johnny Guitar Vor year +198

    Here's the deal, I'm Canadian, and when it comes to building structures that need insulation, well then .... THAT IS A MAJOR PRIORITY HERE IN CANADA. That said young man, from all the log cabin building videos here on DEclips, you are the ONLY builder that has done it right when it comes to the roof!
    It's incredible that others think that 2-inches of roof insulation will be enough in the middle of winter, along with others who are incorrectly insulation their roofs with leaky vapour barriers and insufficient R-Value insulation! It just blows my mind to no end !!!
    Some of these structure are so well solidly built, but then when it come to insulation the roofs, it's a loss-of-heat and moisture-catastrophe yet to happen! I just do not get it that how can someone put their hearts and souls into proudly building a structure.....AND TOTALLY FAIL IN SUPER CRITICAL FULL-FLOW ROOF VENTING DUCT WORK, ABSOLUTELY SEALED VAPOUR BARRIER PROTECTION AND EXTREME R-VALUE INSULATION GUIDELINES.
    That said son .... you are truly a MASTER by doing your 'homework' and effectively but most critically CORRECTLY build your roof within properly engineered blueprint guidelines! I personally endorse and confirm that your cabin will outlast and outperform most of the failed builds here on YT. The proof will definitely show the failures once condensation and overly perpetual heat loss factors kick in!
    Congratulations son .... I would hire you in a heartbeat !!!

    • Mark Cummings
      Mark Cummings Vor 3 Monate

      @Elie Bourget Hi Elie. Really appreciate your information and help. I saw him install the wire meshing. Are the styrofoam/plastic sheets he installed also help with the ventilation? They looked like they had raised grooves in them?
      Thanks again.

    • Mark Cummings
      Mark Cummings Vor 3 Monate

      @Elie Bourget Thanks kindly. I do see that now.

    • Elie Bourget
      Elie Bourget Vor 3 Monate

      @Mark Cummings Hi Mark. The roof venting is better seen in the previous video here declips.net/video/6UIXQy_M5eU/video.html
      Essentially some space is kept between the uppermost log of the walls and the rafters/fascia which is he places wire meshing in to prevent animal entry. But that opening allows air to move in and out beneath the roofing membrane so that any vapour moisture that gets into the roof assembly isn't sealed in to condense and rot. The air movement let's that moisture dry out on warmer days.

    • Mark Cummings
      Mark Cummings Vor 3 Monate

      @Elie Bourget May I ask you what constitutes the roof venting?
      And wis your comment on the toungue and groove boards, was that necessary compared to standard boards?
      Thanks in advance if you care to comment.

    • Andrea Hathaway
      Andrea Hathaway Vor 5 Monate


  • Nicholas Clark
    Nicholas Clark Vor 9 Monate +6

    You have much to be proud of. Your new home is so well built and beautiful!

  • Sparkey
    Sparkey Vor year +220

    So good watching this story unfold. Looks beautiful.

  • Ivan Alloy
    Ivan Alloy Vor year +13

    Realmente admirable tu dedicación y esfuerzo en tu proyecto, está quedando increíble tu cabaña de troncos.
    Saludos desde Valdivia, Chile.

  • Cottidae
    Cottidae Vor year +92

    It's really nice to see the progress, there really is something quite magical about the creation process.

  • Petter Kristiansen
    Petter Kristiansen Vor year +820

    For anyone wondering about the inscription visible at 2:37, it reads: "Given time, nothing is impossible."

    • Growponics
      Growponics Vor 10 Monate

      Inwas wondering this. Thank you.

    • Idsih
      Idsih Vor 10 Monate

      @Jesper Nielsen hahahhaha 😂😂

    • Jesper Nielsen
      Jesper Nielsen Vor 10 Monate +1

      In swedish so called ”rövarspråk”: ”momedod totidod äror inongogetot omomöjojloligogtot”.

    • Andreas Borup Jensen
      Andreas Borup Jensen Vor 11 Monate +2

      In danish; “med tid er intet umuligt”

    • Ulrich Kälber
      Ulrich Kälber Vor 11 Monate

      @Idsih with a foreign language you simply have to use it as much as you can.
      Back in the day we were able to receive BFBS(British broadcasting station for the soldiers in germany) with a slightly modified TV. its nice to see the movies without anything lost in translation.

  • Ray J
    Ray J Vor year +48

    You're such a hard worker, I remember you pulling the logs out of the forest by hand. It must be great to wake up in a beautiful cabin that you are building yourself. Well done

    • Jessica Falcon Metcalfe
      Jessica Falcon Metcalfe Vor year +6

      Lovely to see a young man working on a project like this. It gives me hope that my daughters will be lucky enough to find a partner like him. There is hope. Lol

    • Geffrei Maudeleyne
      Geffrei Maudeleyne Vor year +5

      well, the dog and the cat did supervise him.

  • Evelien De Maeyer
    Evelien De Maeyer Vor year +58

    Wondering what the interior will look like in the future, I love how the cabin turned out so far!

  • Kenneth Lee
    Kenneth Lee Vor year +62

    Hey Eric....just out of curiosity were you cleaning the logs just to be cleaning them or was there another reason for doing that? I can't wait to see the cabin when it's finished. You're doing an amazing job!

    • Cheshire Cat
      Cheshire Cat Vor 9 Monate +5

      I thought it was perhaps a fungicide. Natural or otherwise.

    • Helen Amirian
      Helen Amirian Vor 9 Monate +4

      @Erik Grankvist ahh, I thought it was some kind of lime wash to kill off any bugs' nests that might be in the wood. Nice work!

    • Rebecca Hobbs
      Rebecca Hobbs Vor 9 Monate +3

      Ha! I was wondering the exact same thing!! Thank you!!

    • ss67camaroNut
      ss67camaroNut Vor year +2

      @nihir very interesting. Thanks ;-)

  • Sheila Simmons
    Sheila Simmons Vor year +50

    Great job! It’s so good to link all the steps together.
    You are a man of endurance, stamina, strength and creativity.
    Blessings to you and your family!!
    Looking forward to seeing the next video.

  • Obsidian
    Obsidian Vor year +16

    The roof is coming along so nicely! I love the detail you've done for the underside

  • Colleen Marie
    Colleen Marie Vor 9 Monate +2

    A totally hand crafted home with no power tools is something unique, Erik is a rare breed of a man and God is with him during this journey❣️🙏🏼

  • Terrance Miller
    Terrance Miller Vor year +189

    The cabin is looking splendid, love the hair and of course the hats, a definite pluse. Axe skills are amazing to me. The wild life is great. Thanks for another delightful video. Bye for now

    • Dean
      Dean Vor 11 Monate


    • S74RROW
      S74RROW Vor year +4

      Love the hair… 😏

    • john k mcgregor
      john k mcgregor Vor year +1

      Great video glad the moustache has gone for good!!!

    • RADOE
      RADOE Vor year +2

      @Orion...not being in socks would help his footing tremendously.

  • George Whitacre
    George Whitacre Vor year +14

    I clicked on this immediately! Couldn't wait for your next upload. What you're doing here is the most amazing thing I've ever witnessed. Your craftmanship and determination are impressive beyond words. Can't wait to see the final product! 👍👍👍

  • 4 englishlies
    4 englishlies Vor year +13

    This is such a great journey you are on, tons of satisfaction and hard work. It is good to see that some people still believe in the old ways of work.

  • Ramesh Kandadai Of The Academy

    Oh man! Watching you do the finishing touches was like seeing my house being finished! Enjoyed all the videos! Every minute of it. Cant wait to see what all you willl do after you do the flooring. Waiting for every video you put up. It is almost like jealousy! you have all the fun and we get to just watch it!! Good luck !

  • Judith Brock
    Judith Brock Vor 9 Monate +6

    Watching your videos Erik I feel like there is still hope for humanity.. just wish there were more examples of exceptional, skilled, creative humans like you. The world would be a much better place. I appreciate your silence determination documenting the whole process. You amaze me.. Thank you & God Bless 💙🙏

  • Andre Geldenhuys
    Andre Geldenhuys Vor year +5

    Wow Erik. This is absolutely magnificent. Hard work always pays off. You are a STAR in South Africa. Lots of people in SA are talking about your magnificent skills. Man, you are such an inspiration to all. Thank you so much for giving us something worth watching. All our love from everyone in South Africa 🇿🇦❤️

  • Helmut Aarts
    Helmut Aarts Vor year +87

    Truly amazing journey you are on. Lots of sweat and pains did your journey gave you. I know from own experience. But the satisfaction, the hours of deep meditation during work and the pure joy of making something in a place to die for.
    It can only be experienced by the maker it self. Thank you for giving a glimps of all the work.

  • Uni Verse
    Uni Verse Vor 9 Monate +8

    I can't stop being puzzled by the ability of this guy to handle the ax with such precision!

  • peacekeeper1
    peacekeeper1 Vor 10 Monate +6

    Possibly one of the most beautiful documentaries I have seen yet on this planet. Simply building a log cabin by a young man. This would be a dream come true for me if I were young again. It has brought me great peace and I am going to try to do it myself. Thank you Erik. I would like to donate to your cause. This is what young men need to do all over the world to break the insane addiction to all this technology. Being outside in the fresh air in a beautiful forest. Euphoria!

  • Adam
    Adam Vor year +35

    I love everything about this. I've watched every episode and always look forward to the next.

  • Steven Noel
    Steven Noel Vor year +5

    Wonderful video Erik so amazing seeing the progress you have made on the cabin it’s been a great journey watching you best wishes friend .

  • Midvintersol
    Midvintersol Vor year +9

    Väldigt bra klipp som alltid! Varmt lycka till med det fortsatta arbetet 🙏🏼

  • rkj lange
    rkj lange Vor year +22

    It always makes my day so much brighter when I see a new upload. It gives me great joy to see how far you have come making this cabin, makes me feel like I could do somthing just as ambitious in my life.

  • Marie-Andrée Thibodeau

    It's impressive that you've done that all by yourself! It looks really great 👍

  • M. M.
    M. M. Vor 11 Monate +4

    Congratulations Erik, I think you have done an amazing work on that cabin, you are so good with the axe on your hand and I really admire you patience working in every single point of the cabin.
    I would like to ask you something, what are you brushing the logs of the inner part of the cabin with?? it´s just water? or soapy water?? or something else???
    cheers mate

  • Roberto M.
    Roberto M. Vor year +1

    impresionante ver el proceso constructivo de forma natural

  • Larry325
    Larry325 Vor year +15

    Coming along great Erik! Can’t wait to see the finishing touches you give the cabin. 👍👍

  • Daryl Reynolds
    Daryl Reynolds Vor year +25

    There's a partner that any parent would be proud to welcome into the family. How smart is Erik to create an income from DEclips doing something that he loves? Doubly creative. This man has a bright future. I am endlessly impressed. Surely he has SOME faults....snores, doesn't eat his vegetables, wears the same sox for a week.....there must be something.

    • kidstuff4455
      kidstuff4455 Vor 9 Monate +2

      @Notonmywatch This hardworking, patient, smart, ambitious young man making a cabin with hand tools is the polar opposite of "a joyless entitled little rich kid." What must have gone wrong in your own life to be here making such a bitter comment

    • Daoud rizvi
      Daoud rizvi Vor 9 Monate

      @Bobby Sierra this is hilarious

    • Dirk McStride
      Dirk McStride Vor 10 Monate +1

      @Rumble It sure dosen't mean that we smile for the camera just because some dude in the comments say we should. :p

    • Rumble
      Rumble Vor 11 Monate

      ​@paloma alhambra I wouldn't say that the somewhat reserved Swedish culture translates to not smiling and things like that. I'd say that swedes are not exactly warm, but they are pleasant.

    • paloma alhambra
      paloma alhambra Vor 11 Monate +2

      @Notonmywatch and to whom would he be smiling? Remember this is a swede, they're not prone to spontaneous bursts of latin enthusiasm. (Unless fuelled by something stronger than...tea for example.) Anyway, how dyou know he's an entitled little rich boy?

  • Dillon Hockett
    Dillon Hockett Vor year +6

    Thank you so much for making these videos.
    It is very kind of you to share this sense of solitude with the world. Many if us dream of this but can never find, or take advantage of, the opportunity. So you have my gratitude for being generous enough to let us tag along.

  • Amanda B. Recondwith

    It's more beautiful than I thought it would be! Your hard work is soon to be rewarded! Will it be a permanent home for you, or a place you can just spend down time in? Can't wait to see what you do to the inside!

  • Charles Durbin
    Charles Durbin Vor 9 Monate +5

    Well done young man. I was impressed with how he took care of his tools and used them well. A making of a master craftsman. I do think if he applies this focus to his future life all will be well with him. Old time Spirit as my sister says.


    Well a couple questions. I have been eagerly waiting for when you were coming out to do more work on your cabin. I just watched your working on the roof & I'm kind of wondering when you will be coming out to work some more on it. Are you planning on living here full time? When do you plan on doing a few things such as the door & windows on the cabin? Also, what do you plan to have in there? ....a living room, kitchen, bathroom or a dry cabin? Do you also plan on having any kind of lofts?
    Just a 68 yr. old curious woman from Tennessee (USA) living vicariously through all the people on here doing what I wish I had done when I was your age.
    Thanks for sharing your adventure with me, Erik.....

  • Cátia Simone Gonçalves

    Oi , sua cabana está ficando ótima 👏

  • Sandie Smith
    Sandie Smith Vor year +12

    Eric, that was the most beautiful sunset I have ever seen!!!It literally took my breath away!!!You have captured some truly amazing pictures!!! Thank you for sharing with us!!! I see you have a new companion in a precious kitty. I adore you, young man!!!🥰

  • Louise Pozdzik
    Louise Pozdzik Vor year +4

    Erik I appreciate your attention to detail! Your skills have become amazing.

  • lieuwina lee
    lieuwina lee Vor year +6

    I have enjoyed watching you build this cabin from the beginning. What an incredible journey, your Axe skills are amazing. I love your cat and dog. I am glad you did not fall off the roof. I am now wondering and looking forward to watching you do the interior. Look forward to the next video.

  • Graydon Bateman
    Graydon Bateman Vor year +4

    Super excited to see this cabin finished and fully furnished. Great job, man!

  • Tim Roberts
    Tim Roberts Vor year +11

    Very interested to see what you do next, especially with the interior. Would love to see you build a bedroom section in the roof area to maximise space. Great work so far.

  • Sylvia L. Hardin
    Sylvia L. Hardin Vor year +5

    I'm so happy to see the update! Thanks. You are building one of the absolute best log cabins I've ever seen, and it has been a pleasure to watch. I hope you continue with the updates, it was really nice to see your family in a video as well.

  • Fr Paddy McCafferty
    Fr Paddy McCafferty Vor year +4

    It a wonder to watch you at work, Erik. Your skills are amazing.

  • Sorin Iulian Cantoreanu

    Good work Erik. Keep it on till to the finish line !
    Just only wait to see next episode.
    I figured it is very complicated to make also the film and the filming also.
    I like that you are doing your best in all the actions, also trying to keep using tools from old school of carpentry. This makes your work even interesting and difficult in the same time.
    I appreciate keeping beside you your beloved animals, the dog & the cat.
    Living life simple is the best way finding your peace of mind.
    RESPECT !!!

  • JChrisTurner1234
    JChrisTurner1234 Vor 10 Monate

    I am so glad I found your videos. I have never seen such expertise and craftmanship in any builder much less someone of your age. You have expertise and ability not found in someone 2 or 3 times your age. The way you notched those logs to fit together as if they had been marked and notched by a laser guided computer and machine. You used a simple compass, marked them and then hand notched them so they fit together with exacting precision. And the weatherizing the boards with fire was incredible as well. You have had a great role model or more than one to teach you skills and traditions from previous generations. I can see you teaching your own son and/or daughter all of your life skills and continuing on these incredible traditions. From the sauna club to your bathing in the icy streams and lakes, your videos are mesmerizing. You are extremely handsome, intelligent, talented and carry yourself with class and dignity. You are focused, centered, dedicated, consistent and steadfast in everything you do. I know that whatever future path you embark upon will find you meeting and exceeding whatever goals you set for yourself. I know you are an environmentalist as well and would make a great leader in reminding others of the importance of taking care of the land and the environment around us. We all have to have clean air and water in order to survive and some, especially here in the United States, puts unbridled greed, ruthless Capitalism and CASH PROFITS ahead of anyone or anything else. Nothing wrong with running a business and earning profits but unbridled greed and ruthlessness is destroying lives. Whomever you give your heart to and marry or settle down with will be the luckiest person in this world. God Bless and Keep you, your family, animals, country and special place.

  • Gary Mucher
    Gary Mucher Vor year +1

    With no previous experience, you sure put a lot of craftsmanship into the cutting and fitting of every piece of wood and log. So you either read how to do that, or you have a talent beyond even your own ideas. One thing for sure, that log cabin will be there for the ages... Solid in design and quality technique. Thumbs Up!

  • Eazee
    Eazee Vor year +3

    Hey Erik, great work you're doing, I would really like to see you using some sort of harness the next time you work on the roof. Thats a pretty big fall and it would be a real shame if you got hurt!! Take care

  • Jim Cripps
    Jim Cripps Vor year +3

    That's one hell of a sturdy roof that you have got on the cabin. I guess that you have got a ready source of second hand tiles to stick on top. Actually from experience I know that tiling can be a pretty hard job. I re-roofed a shed once and lost two stone in weight doing it. Phew! Regards, Jim in NI UK

  • Rob Haarlem
    Rob Haarlem Vor year +1

    Erik your videos are always a very good way for me to unwind a busy day…thanks, your cabin really looks amazing, can’t wait for the next video

  • mrmiketheman1000
    mrmiketheman1000 Vor year +1

    Hi Erik! What quantities of Grönsåpa and water do you use? Did you add anything else? If I understood right you did get rid of the layer of UV-treated wood as well as dirt and fungus etc?

  • DoubleDowner
    DoubleDowner Vor year +4

    I recently started small project woodworking, and sawing through a relatively thin piece of wood knackers me out completely ! Thinking of all the trees he got through. What a champ.

  • Dean Beauvais
    Dean Beauvais Vor year +4

    Great video as usual Erik. I love the way you work especially when you are doing this project alone. No detail to small, it's just perfect !!

  • David Rickards
    David Rickards Vor year +1

    Beautiful work and looks great! I was surprised to see snow in August. Here in Florida it's still very hot.

  • Col Eve
    Col Eve Vor year +1

    I don’t know if you have considered this but I would strongly advise you lay a DPM membrane in your solum. And finish with 50mm of weak concrete or hot tar, otherwise the damp soil will cause dry rot to the underside of your floor joists, also make sure you install adequate through ventilation to remove moist air, and lastly install single cell solid insulation between the joists. Great video, keep it up.

  • Sanggumay Vlogs Official

    Beautiful log cabin you are building. I am always fascinated with cabins. And love to watch how they are built. You built it by yourself. That's incredible.

  • kiwifarms
    kiwifarms Vor year +8

    I love it when you sit on the roof and relax, shows how much you love what you are doing.

    • Per-Arne Pettersson
      Per-Arne Pettersson Vor year

      Thanks for are back
      I wish I had been able to see this your film with my grandfather

  • Günter Schöne
    Günter Schöne Vor 9 Monate

    Nice video, Erik.
    Great what you do all by yourself!
    With the wood chips and stones that are around the house, you could make something like a path with them, for example. The stones as a border and the wood chips as a path.
    Well everyone has different tastes and works differently,
    I would have made wooden shingles out of larch for the roof.

  • Guillem Sabater
    Guillem Sabater Vor year +1

    I love this project.
    I am delighted to see during these months how your beautiful cabin grew.
    I am beautiful forests, so different from my Mediterranean climate (Mallorca I.) I find them great.
    You have all my respect for such dedication and effort.
    Thank you very much for sharing these videos.

  • korpisointu
    korpisointu Vor year +2

    Really good job! I'm proud of you! Greetings from Finland 🙂

  • L ryuzaki
    L ryuzaki Vor 11 Monate

    simplesmente incrivel ❤️🇧🇷

  • thraciangrapes
    thraciangrapes Vor 6 Monate +1

    Nothing's going to leak through that roof! 🤣 I've never seen such a quality roofing job with that many layers. You won't find that in the USA unless a Swede builds it.
    P.s., I love how you take the time to clean up the wood chips in between building phases. It's a beautiful thing. 😍

  • Wouter Ruifrok
    Wouter Ruifrok Vor year +11

    I like this videos a lot. What else to look for: a very handsome young man building an extremely beautiful cabin by hand in the middle of Scandinavian nature! Thnx Erik, also for the fact you take your time to show what a patient effort you make. I had many relaxing hours looking and hope you will not be ready soon. Ha det meget bra, vi sier på norsk.

  • Holloway Hudson
    Holloway Hudson Vor year +2

    Another excellent presentation. You are a hard, dedicated, exact worker. Outstanding.

  •  Anthony LeRoux - "The New, Old Drummer"

    I have been watching since the beginning of the project. But as the debris in your 'basement' grew. I started hoping to see the cleanup. And as usual you have given me new ideas on that too. And I've been very curious to see the interior work and finishing touches ! :D

  • Brendon Hilts
    Brendon Hilts Vor year +11

    Hello Erik - I thoroughly enjoy your videos and I happy to say I have been inspired to build my own log cabin. Not as big as yours, only 12 feet x 16 feet but it will meet my needs. I was curious what the wash you were using to clean the logs inside was? Is it a chemical or just a soap & water wash?

    • Matt D
      Matt D Vor 9 Monate

      I am curious about that as well.

  • Ginni Colee
    Ginni Colee Vor year +9

    So awesome Erik! I've been looking forward to a update on your progress. So much hard work, good on you. From Mackay, Queensland, Australia

  • DJ Rogers
    DJ Rogers Vor 11 Monate +1

    Do you treat the logs with anything to prevent rot? Also, the moss between the logs…is that for insulation purposes?

  • Hueghh
    Hueghh Vor 10 Monate

    What a baller; this dude just decided one day to go out and build a log cabin, and achieved this. Incredible.

  • Poep Chinees
    Poep Chinees Vor year +3

    Hi Erik, just want to say thank you for uploading. Your videos are just so peaceful it makes me calm. Cheers mate

  • htimsid
    htimsid Vor year +5

    Blissful to watch. Beautiful environment, just the sound of nature, materials, tools. Good, patient work. No distracting music or talk. Härlig!

  • Ruby zhang
    Ruby zhang Vor 11 Monate +1

    You are a wise man! Perseverance! The production process also purifies the soul and handles things quietly and calmly! Thank you for the production process, it is artistic and beautiful to enjoy! Excellent works of art, I shared and reposted them,

  • EllenM
    EllenM Vor 11 Monate +1

    I live in Colorado US and it’s crazy how similar the landscape is. Looks like home!

  • bitchrestingface
    bitchrestingface Vor year +1

    You've done a marvelous job ❤

  • Milo Buchanan
    Milo Buchanan Vor year +2

    You, sir, have inspired me. I shall build a cabin someday.

  • pepe moreno
    pepe moreno Vor 9 Monate

    Formidable tío, como te está quedando la casa. Eres un crack

  • patelbi6six6
    patelbi6six6 Vor year +5

    Ahhh its almost finished! Still cant believe Ive been following you on this project since you dug up the foundation... soo amazing to watch your journey :-))

  • G Bruce
    G Bruce Vor year +5

    Wow, the old roof tiles are going to look amazing. They are full of character, just like Erick!

  • seadoo
    seadoo Vor year +2

    Awesome work, I loved watching you hand build this structure

  • Jean Burgin
    Jean Burgin Vor year +3

    So nice to see you back working on your cabin ... it has been so interesting to follow your journey. You are an amazing young man! All the best to you. Wow, that was a big log and you have many others. Great job!!!

  • taffy's little adventures

    Hey just come across your channel , this is amazing ... the inspiration for my village I've started makes me want to go there every day

  • &yLand
    &yLand Vor 9 Monate

    I love that you recycled old terracotta tiles for the roof. They are made of clay that could last a century, so there is no need to throw them away just because they don’t look pristine anymore. 👍🏼

  • Victor GIL CURBELO
    Victor GIL CURBELO Vor year +18

    Any father would love to have a child like that, this boy is a blessing.

    • Bea
      Bea Vor 9 Monate

      Undeniably, any parent would be proud of a child like this. Hardworking, determined, independent. To do such a project successfully is only possible if you have certain great qualities. You wouldn’t love for your child to be lazy and useless would you?

    • Rainbows Love
      Rainbows Love Vor 11 Monate

      Care to expand on that?! Why wouldn’t a father love to have a child that was *not* like that, etc?!

  • Lolly Pop
    Lolly Pop Vor 9 Monate

    It's absolutely beautiful and all by hand! I admire you young man!

  • bonjourlonn
    bonjourlonn Vor year +4

    Wauw dit is prachtig! Observing your work really makes me think along with every hard work's step. Very relaxing. And sometimes I wonder, why can I smell the wood and forest while watching :)

  • Chrisentiae Saint-Piaf

    Only one thin wool blanket? Here in Melbourne Australia, it is winter. So for those who live without heating, layers of blankets are essential. 6.1oC outside right now, windchill. 09 : 45 Tuesday 24 August 2021.
    Surviving the cold means layers.
    Good series. I really like the nature. Thumbs up given.
    PS At the very end, plant some trees! Dedicate some to the countries where you have followers, eg Australia. Eucalyptus for extra Aussie value. :)

  • Diane Backhouse
    Diane Backhouse Vor 5 Monate

    I have only recently joined your channel, and I have binge watched, you are doing a great job, and are an inspiration for the youth of today, keep up the good work and I look forward to seeing more footage soon.

  • Kauã Nunes
    Kauã Nunes Vor year +1

    Hi I'm from Brazil I followed your videos of the cabin I thought it was very beautiful I'm finishing my cabin also in the mountains it's very good even more in the forest congratulations I liked it so much I'll share it with several Brazilians I know

  • Cindy Cox
    Cindy Cox Vor year

    You have really come a long way on your place. Impressive! Congratulations!

  • Luca Pelosi
    Luca Pelosi Vor year

    Hi Erik! What about a small cellar within the cabin?
    I think it would be great also as food or tools store :)

  • Basically a Teddybear
    Basically a Teddybear Vor 11 Monate

    That cabin will stand hundreds of years. I really respect your craftsmanship.

  • Ramit Shrestha
    Ramit Shrestha Vor 11 Monate +1

    Erik! Your hard working inspire people to be calm on work and result to the end. I really like your unbreakable journey of dream house. Keep on......

  • Mason
    Mason Vor year +1

    I've been hooked on this whole build. Can't wait to see what you do next

  • zebado1
    zebado1 Vor year

    Incredible, inspirational and educational. The patience and precision you display in making this is a pleasure to watch. 💪 🪵 🪓

  • N Igarashi
    N Igarashi Vor year

    A year or so ago, I could not have even imagined the work that was being done. What's more, the surprise is that it's not a work in progress, it's a work in progress that you're really trying to live. You are working to prove that you are not just here for performance or entertainment. The soul of Sweden!

  • manholejump
    manholejump Vor year +2

    I was wondering if you were going to trim the logs at the end of the roof. It's looking really good, like a nice cabin to get away.

  • Jean-Michel Maillart
    Jean-Michel Maillart Vor 9 Monate +1

    Hi Erik, what you do is a very good example for every body ; I have a question, what is the exact name , or reference, of the saw that you prepare and use from time 31:00 ?

  • Steven Scummy
    Steven Scummy Vor 10 Monate

    Awesome cabin build, I hope one day I'll make a cabin of my own in Alaska