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The railing around the top floor is uniquely put together to avoid using nails.

Exquisitely homey: Perry and Anne Hunter built their house with no nails, only pegged Minnesota White Pine wood

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When visitors walk through the doors of Perry and Anne Hunter's home on Lake Melissa, they can tell by first glance it has character.


The open floor plan showcases the exposed pegged beams, in which no nails were used to build the house.

Even driving into the yard at 12500 County Road 17, the outside of the two-level house, covered in shakes, has a homey, yet exquisite, sense to it.

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