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Colin and Justin are back on a cross-Canada cottage tour, starting with this modern timber-frame gem

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CODE BLACK

The owners wanted the exterior covered in affordable, modern corrugated steel, but the architect suggested they mix in wood to soften the effect.

BEAM ME UP

Along the hall way, Chris Meiorin turned excess timber beams into custom benches. “They were going to be above the windows, for aesthetics,” he says. “But we decided to lower them and turn them on their sides to create extra space where people can sit and catch up.”

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About Cottage Life

Have hammer, will cottage? The Fall issue of Cottage Life will help you get a jump on finishing up your summer projects, closing up for the season, or starting on next year’s building plans. Get inspired by (and get the secrets to designing) the new classic cottage: a sleek, green, modern cottage with the heart of a cabin in the woods. Find plans for the ultimate DIY kids’ bunkie, jam-packed with features like a zipline, a climbing wall, and monkey bars. Outsmart the mice with our expert animal-proofing advice. Become a firewood pro with tips and a guide to splitting, stacking, and storing your wood, and sharpening your chainsaw. Make a simple firewood storage tower in a weekend. Read up about your best options for waste water, including septics, grey-water systems, holding tanks, and composting toilets. Plus, when it comes time to pack up your kitchen, don’t haul home a summer’s worth of leftover hamburger buns and broken cookies. We’ve got recipes to help you turn them into a feast to end the season. The issue also includes your discount for the Fall Cottage Life Show. Pick up the Fall 2018 issue today for the best of autumn at the cottage!