Category Archive: Cabins

Build This Cozy Cabin For Under $4000

Build This Cozy Cabin For Under $4000 I think it is safe to say we all could use a cabin in our life. The trouble is they can cost as much as a house. That for me is the biggest reason I do not own one. I can hardly afford the house I live in …

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10k DIY Off Grid Solar Tiny House

10k DIY Off Grid Solar Tiny House Have you been looking into building your own off the grid tiny house / cabin? The very process can be a daunting and confusing time. I found a 185 sq. ft. off-grid solar tiny house design that is said can be built for under 10k. Jonathan Marcoux’s squared …

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6 Eco-Friendly DIY Homes Built for $20K or Less

6 Eco-Friendly DIY Homes Built for $20K or Less If you have been following our website for a while you will know that we love DIY projects. DIY makes you more self-reliant while building skills needed to think out side of the box when needed, for example, if SHTF. So if you are looking to …

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30 Free DIY Cabin Plans

30 Free DIY Cabin Plans Download 30 FREE DIY cabin plans and have your dream get away location built in no time. Free plans are always a good find. So I am sharing them with you all today. I hope out of the 30 free plans you at least find one good one you can …

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Weird Cabin In The Woods

Weird Cabin In The Woods The architect Bernd Riegger has built a refugee house in the middle of the Wolfurt’s forest in Austria. The facade made of empty cases and a panoramic window allow a very good light diffusion and quite possibly the weirdest looking cabin I have ever seen. Look at the porch… amazing. That being …

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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 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

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 …

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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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