Cinder-Block Foundation for Small Log Cabin
I am getting ready to prepare the pillars for a small 9′ x 12′ log cabin I will be building from the trees I need to cut for where the main house will eventually go. In order to avoid having to pull a building permit, the total square footage needs to be under 108.
I am thinking about using cinder block stack two high to keep things simple and quicker to complete to work. Once completed I will be wrapping the pillars with wood to hide the cinder block.
The site where I will be building the log cabin has bedrock a few inches belong he soil which I will remove. The location is flat with only a few inches in height difference from corner to corner.
I have a few questions:
– How do I determine how many pillars I will need to support the cabin?
– Do I need rebar and if so how many per pillar?
Thank you for your help,
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