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Build Your Very Own Arched Cabin In A Weekend For Under $5000

Build Your Very Own Arched Cabin In A Weekend For Under $5000 Have you ever wanted to Build Your Very Own Arched Cabin In A Weekend For Under $5000? I know I have… This is the article for you! These wonderful, arched cabins come flat packed and all you have to do is follow the instructions …

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8 Great Micro-Houses

8 Great Micro-Houses Look at these micro homes and see if you could live in one or maybe even build one! This is becoming the latest thing in the prepping world! Micro homes or tiny houses are small, cheap easy to build yourself and quite often sought after by all. I personally am building a …

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$2000 Two-Story A-Frame Cabin

$2000 Two-Story A-Frame Cabin Having the ability to build a getaway cabin or even a bug out location for $2000 is rare these days! 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 …

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Build A Low Impact Woodland Home For Less That $5000

Build A Low Impact Woodland Home For Less That $5000 I love this … Simon Dale is a family man in Wales, the western part of Great Britain. His interest in self-sustainability and an ecological awareness led him to dig out and build his own home—one of the loveliest, warmest, most inviting dwellings you could …

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Meet The Family Of Four Living In A 168ft² House

Meet The Family Of Four Living In A 168ft² House I saw this and I had to share it with you all. If a family of 4 can do it we can do it. This is my ultimate dream. To live the self sufficient life. Grow my own food, produce my own electricity. The simple …

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How To Build A House With No Payments Or Bills

How To Build A House With No Payments Or Bills How To Build A House With No Payments Or Bills, I know, sounds crazy… It’s possible… Check out this fantastic article. Do you want to make a great year out of 2014? If so, consider this as an option either for a total off the …

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How to Build a House out of Plastic Bottles

If SHTF this could be a plausible way to own your own house and have it built for a very very low cost! Even pre end of the world, this is a great idea for a shelter / home to have on a piece of land for recreation or bug out purposes. From an environmental …

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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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DIY Wood Burning Sauna

I found a cool DIY project I think everyone would enjoy, pre and post SHTF. A DIY wood burning sauna. Cool huh?. This project will not cost you an arm or a leg or a gym membership either, you could find a lot of the items needed on craigslist. I would even go as to …

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NOMAD Micro Home Promises Inexpensive Off-Grid Living [W/PICTURES]

I have really been looking into these modular units recently. In all honestly who can afford a secondary full size home in the midddle of nowhere? I know for sure I cant! This may just be a great alternative. This prefabricated house is an example of ergonomic use of space. The standard model, with sides …

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DIY Earth Sheltered Dwelling For Long Term Survival

If SHTF and you have to bug out and you have no where to go, this may be a valid solution to your situation. This structure or shelter is called an  Earth Sheltered Dwelling. You may even want to build one at a bug out location for a spare shelter or you may think this is …

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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 cool thing about this cabin is that it is …

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How To Build A Tiny House On Wheels Project

  I go a little weak at the knees for tiny houses or cabins I can’t help it. I finally found a DIY project where it shows you how to make a tiny house on wheels like the picture above. I would add solar panels to the roof and make a box for extra storage …

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$150 Natural Built Cordwood Round House

This is a cool project to do if you are that way inclined. This would be a great group project to build too. This article has great info and a video showing you how they built theirs. I just love this type of house. If SHTF for a long period this could be really feasible …

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6+ Shipping Container Home Designs

Shipping container homes are the PERFECT base to start building you off grid home or cabin. It’s extensible, affordable, modular, and portable. If you build a traditional home or cabin, and ever have to move, you can’t take your home with you, which forces you to sell it and start from scratch. With container homes you …

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