From the Editor
Lesson learned: Never underestimate the creativity of a cabin owner.
A Little Cabin Soars with Incredible Views
This beloved retreat perched above Montana’s Swan Lake was a family project from start to finish. COVER STORY
- WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bonus photos for the Montana lakeside cabin featured in “A Little Cabin Soars with Incredible Views.”
A Nevada retreat “re-covers” after it’s ravaged by fire.
- WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bonus photos of the renovated Nevada retreat.
Bring Sunlight Into a Dark Room
A tubular skylight can infuse a dim area with warm light. Here’s what you need to know to install yours.
Protect Your Driveway ... and Your Lakes & Rivers
If you have a blacktop driveway, choose your seal coat carefully.
Imagine not having to lug gas jugs down to the dock.
If you check barometers and you tremble at the sight of a shadow underwater, you might be afflicted.
In Every Issue
From the Deck
- Real estate report
- July: the month of log homes
- Cool stuff for getting outdoors
- Cabin pride kitsch
- Décor: lake art flooring
- WEB EXCLUSIVE: Even more cool stuff for hiking and biking in the great outdoors.
Land trusts: how to donate your cabin property.
Now & Then
Invasion in the attic!
A reader’s retreat and a cabin right in the backyard.
Connecting with nature.
Quick & Easy Gourmet
Recipes from Big Sky Country and a delicious dessert pudding.
- WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bonus recipe for Sicilian-style venison tenderloin.
10 secrets to serving up sensational pork and beef ribs, and recipes for Asian-style country barbeque ribs and sangria.
DIY weekend projects & tips:
- Help your lumber last
- TLC for your septic system
- Outdoor lighting
- Cleaning your boat hull
- We built a bat condo
- WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bonus photos and plans for the Bunneys' bat condo.
Dreams on Paper
Small Cabin Escape
- WEB EXCLUSIVE: More information about the two-bedroom cabin used as field station housing for scientists and students at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory.
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