Category Archive: Shelter

Build This Cob House For $3000

Build This Cob House For $3000 Building a cob house is second on my list after a log cabin. If I am honest with my self, a cob house should be first because they are easier to build and repair. Cob houses actually keep the temperature inside more regulated, thus saving valuable energy on cooling …

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How To Build A Gypsy Wagon Trailer

How To Build A Gypsy Wagon Trailer If you are looking to build a nice camper or off the grid tiny house, I think this how to build a gypsy wagon trailer is for you. It combines the old-school look of a gypsy trailer with the modern amenities of a new camper. Best of all, you …

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DIY Naturally Cool Cob Playhouse

DIY Naturally Cool Cob Playhouse If you have kids / grand-kids, this easy CHEAP naturally cool cob playhouse project needs to be built. This project will earn you respect points with the little ones and give them a little retreat to cool off in the summer heat. After looking at the instructable, I think this …

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98 Free Shed Plans and Free Do It Yourself Building Guides

98 Free Shed Plans and Free Do It Yourself Building Guides Get busy in the garden and have the shed of your dreams. Browse through 98 free shed plans & free DIY building guides. Who doesn’t like looking at FREE plans? I know I do…. As you all may know I made my self a …

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Turtleback Trailer Feeds, Cleans and Shelters You Off Grid

Turtleback Trailer Feeds, Cleans and Shelters You Off Grid If you have no bug out location or shelter, this turtleback trailer feeds, cleans and shelters you off grid with no problem. I will start out by saying I never really even considered a trailer like this to bug out with but the more I look …

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DIY Pallet Pet Kennel With Sundeck

DIY Pallet Pet Kennel With Sundeck Here is another great pallet project but this time its for our pets. See how to make this pet kennel with a sundeck and have a happy dog or cat this summer Pallets are a great upcycle item, they are usually solid pine but the only thing I need …

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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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DIY Nontoxic Wood Stain

DIY Nontoxic Wood Stain Sometimes we just need a little color in our life, this easy frugal project is just pure awesomeness. Kids will love to do this with you too. You can buy wood stain from the hardware store and be fine with it until you read whats in it… Nasty chemicals that could …

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How To Turn Garbage Into A Shelter

How To Turn Garbage Into A Shelter If SHTF and you need a shelter. Look towards the trash and you could find a wealth of building material. Inspired by good people that actually help build these tiny shelters for the homeless, we all could take some advice and build one for a bug out location. …

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2416 FREE Chicken Coop Ideas

2416 FREE Chicken Coop Ideas Are you thinking about getting chickens this year? confused about what you want as a coop? I have found the mother load of coop designs for you all. 2416 FREE Chicken Coop Ideas I personally am not aloud to keep chickens because I live in the capital of Nebraska… stupid I …

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14+ Awesome DIY Garden Sheds Plans

14+ Awesome DIY Garden Sheds Plans I think with 14+ awesome DIY garden sheds to choose from you will be a busy bee this summer If you have been following me for a while now, you should know I too and constructing an 8 x 10 x 8 shed or as I like to say …

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How to Build a Root Cellar and Storm Shelter

How to Build a Root Cellar and Storm Shelter Having a root cellar is just awesome… Easy and cheap to make with an added bonus, a storm shelter! This awesome root cellar is also a great storm shelter anyone can build for a very LOW price! This design is sealed so snakes, spiders and creepy …

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Passive and Active House Cooling 101

Passive and Active House Cooling 101 Passive and Active House Cooling can save you lots of money over a year, AC is expensive and some of us still have no access or can’t afford to run it in the hot summer months! This is a great topic that we preparedness folk tend not to cover …

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Be Green And Make Trash Rocks

Be Green And Make Trash Rocks We all produce un-recyclable trash. Every day the average household produces about 50lbs if not more. Use this trash and make rocks out of them. You might be rubbing your head thinking, how the heck can you make rocks out of trash. Well, it’s really simple to do and …

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