This is the ultimate guide to building a log cabin. There may be other article out there that claim to teach you how to build a log cabin. I have never seen anything as comprehensive as this guide. This article goes as deep as land considerations.
We all have a strange desire to go off grid and build a cabin. You have to be careful about what types of media you consume on the topic. You can t.v shows and books that make things look a lot easier than they are. If there is anything I have learned about homesteading since getting involved its that you will always spend more money and take more time than you thought. After you read this article about building a log cabin from scratch you will understand the type of commitment it takes.