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On my meager AL Swift 1805 build, I'd like to build the cabin up with more traditional framing rather than just pieces of ply with thin wood glued on. The instructions show basic vertical orientation of the siding, as well as no visible corner post. For the real thing, it seems there would be some framing inside to give it overall structure, and at least on most all land structures, siding is oriented horizontally rather than vertically. Here are some quick sketches of how I imagine the real thing might be constructed, where... A is as the kit essentially says to do it - no visible corner posts with vertical siding B is the same, but now the corner posts are actually visible on the exterior C is no visible posts with horizontal siding D is visible posts with horizontal siding Assuming this is going to be left bright and not painted, the visible posts option does seem to offer a nicer aesthetic with a contrasting wood. But would you actually build it that way in real life?