Henry David Thoreau Tour

Project: Cabin in the Woods, Episode 2, Part 2

Framing is well underway at the little cabin, starting on the first floor with the kitchen. Also, the second floor deck is beginning to come together. In between, Bob visits Walden Pond to see a recreation of one of American literature's most famous "cabins in the woods".
Part 1: The Home's Exposed Framing System
Part 2: Henry David Thoreau Tour
Bob visits Walden Pond and the site of the cabin built by Henry David Thoreau (who is considered the father of conservation). Bob also visits a recreation of the cabin and even encounters an actor actually playing Thoreau.
Part 3: Installing the Decking and Joists
Bob Vila explores the concept of sustainable design by putting resource management theories into practice for everyday living. Projects include a pre-cast foundation system, earth-friendly septic system, energy-efficient appliances, and more.

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