There are MANY ways to do lafting with wood logs in a natural way without much regulation and certification. In Norway it is one of the simplest ways to build a home with usually local material. If you have your own forest area you may even have free wood and moss.
This first video is in Norwegian:
Here are some other styled lafting methodes:
There are also many more modern tools that make the job much easier and faster.
In cold climates it is also recommended to set up extra isolation on the inside or outside of the lafting logs.
A simple off grid homestead. Built from the ground up with your own hands. Thats the dream for thousands of people around the world. But, with cable TV programs and made up youtube videos, what does that look like in reality. In this video , my wife Brooke and I show the process of building an off grid homestead , start to finish, and what its actually like. Thanks for watching.