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How to Build an Island Dream House
With $15,000, 12,000 screws, and one blessing from a local chieftess, Alex Sheshunoff and Sarah Kalish built a dream house on oceanfront property in Palau.
Photograph by Kumiko Tomazawa 

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Here we're raising the truss with some borrowed ladders and volunteer help. The central post, left, is made from a local ironwood tree that had fallen down. The wood was so dense that cutting it to length mangled two chain saw blades.
Alex Sheshunoff  


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