Build a House out of Stacked 2×4's

You can build a house by yourself in less than two months, using only conventional hand tools, and on a small budget, by stacking standard lengths of 2x4 lumber.

raising ridge beam of stacked wood house
The ridge beam was raised one step at a time, between two tracks of vertical 2x4's, while the gable on the nearest end was constructed beneath. 
ROBERT JONES