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A Few House-Building Safety Tips

Building a house is dangerous, especially if you've never built anything bigger than a small shed, as I hadn't before I started this project. Even though I generally worked cautiously and very slowly, I still came close to injuring myself a few times. In one case, I was just plain lucky not to get sliced open, because I didn't listen to that little voice that told me I was trying something risky.

I'm no expert, and this is by no means a complete list of safety concerns, but here are a few things I learned that I didn't appreciate fully before I started:

Here's how the house turned out:

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