How to Build a Log Cabin By Hand

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How to Build a Log Cabin By Hand

Are you tired of the hustle and bustle of city living, or bored with the usual cookie cutter look of suburban residential homes?  Are you ready to move to the country, get your hands dirty being with Mother Nature and live a self-sufficient life?

There are many advantages of living in a log cabin as opposed to conventional construction. A properly built log cabin house will easily outlast the person that built it (and many generations after). Unlike drywall, wood is warm to the touch, energy efficient and, best of all, a renewable resource.

Building your own house and being mortgage free is what homesteading is all about!  Check out this article on how to build one by hand; it’s not easy but it’s well worth it.

How to Build a Log Cabin By Hand

Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food

Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.

Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.

Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.

Learn How to Make Pemmican

How To Make Pemmican: The Original Survival Food - If you're living through a disaster where you're on your feet a lot and don't have time to cook, one of the best foods you can eat is pemmican. It's packed full of fat and protein and can give you lots of steady energy throughout the day.

People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.

These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.

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