The Swedish Cope method provides a full
weight bearing arc in each log, running the entire length and
exactly matching the arc of the log below. This produces a
full-weight bearing arc the entire length of the log, not just at
the ends. This produces greater stability and strength.
Inside the arc of the Swedish cope is an extra notch
running the full length of the log. This notch contains a
1/2"x1/2" polyurethane "memory cell" foam gasket. Each course, or
layer of logs is drilled and lagged (1/2" zinc plated) to the
Full Round Chink Style
The Full Round Chink method is for those
who want the more rustic appearance of more rustic appearance of
the "chink style" home.