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How To Build A Tiny House On Wheels Project

How To Build A Tiny House On Wheels Project   This “how to” for building a tiny house on wheels is a great DIY project. Awesome for camping and a great back up bug out home if SHTF. I go a little weak at the knees for tiny houses or cabins 🙂 I can’t help …

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Convert Your Van Into a Cozy Cabin for Under $640!

Convert Your Van Into a Cozy Cabin for Under $640! The feeling of completion is so rarely achieved in our endeavor. We are never as prepared as we want to be. There is always something more than can be done. Another tool to buy, another cache to be buried. When I look at a project …

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Free DIY Full Plans For A Cottage Wood Cabin

Free DIY Full Plans For A Cottage Wood Cabin This is an awesome little cabin that any one can build, either for a bug out hideaway or just a guest cabin on your grounds. What ever you want to use this cabin for, it will be pretty awesome to build as a DIY project.  The …

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Does Your Plan B Include a Second Place to Live If Plan A Doesn’t Work Out?

Does Your Plan B Include a Second Place to Live If Plan A Doesn’t Work Out? This article is a great look the reality of national debt and cost of living. It also sheds light on a topic that scares all homeowners: property value. It’s a terrifying thought when you imagine something in your area …

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Hiding Your Bugout Location

Hiding Your Bugout Location Securing a bugout bag and location is a struggle in and of itself. Once you find that perfect place or that perfect property people have a tendency to make it look like home. When you think about what you are trying to achieve with a bugout location you may not want …

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Two-Story A-Frame Cabin

Two-Story A-Frame Cabin This tiny house could change your life if more ways than you can imagine! If you are like me and can’t afford a big fancy cabin for a retreat or even a bug out shelter, this 2 story, half A frame tiny house may just be your saving grace. Yes it’s small …

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How To Make Old Fashioned Chinking

How To Make Old Fashioned Chinking Have you ever visited an old log cabin?  Did you notice that the logs did not always match up?  Did you see the substance placed between the logs?  Chinking is what you see when you look at the joints between the logs of an old log cabin. Chinking is …

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Cordwood Building – An Old-School Building Technique

Cordwood building – An old-school building technique The first time I found out about cordwood construction was while visiting a close friend of mine. He built a great retreat in the woods of North Carolina. He did it after researching his family history and the way his ancestors build houses. After seeing his cabin and …

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Insta-Fire Lights On Water, Works As Tinder, Kindling And Fuel

InstaFire Lights On Water, Works As Tinder, Kindling, And Fuel Insta-Fire is a safe, simple, and versatile new Charcoal briquette lighting and fire starting product. It has water-repellent properties, 1/2 cup of Insta-Fire has a minimum of 10 minute burn time, and is super light weight – weighing 1.8 oz. Use it to light campfires …

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25 Amazing Camping Recipes

25 Amazing Camping Recipes If you find yourself off the grid, either by choice or by circumstance, you’ll need to cook meals without the usual conveniences found in the home. The easiest solution can be to open a can and heat something over a fire, but that can get old when you have a family …

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