Building an Outhouse

If you're establishing a homestead in a remote area, building an outhouse is something you'll probably want to do in short order. A properly managed privy is at least as healthful for people and land as a septic system.

building an outhouse - surface outhouse
You can choose between pit-style or surface style when building an outhouse. This is a surface outhouse.
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