Does anybody have any details on log structures? Project is a house, post and beam roof structure, with varying log diameters and lengths. How to account for shrinkage across diameter and length, beams and columns? Supplier says logs will have less than 15% moisture content but up in the mountains that means still some significant moisture loss. I'm thinking connections must have some means of taking up slack once shrinkage starts but must not restrain shrinkage from occuring. Sounds like a tall order to me.
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