Building a Low-Cost Country Home in the Ozarks

Frank D. Spaun and his family move across country and build a low-cost country home in the Ozarks. Includes information on Ozarks land, the house design, walls and floors, roof and foundation and root cellar.

Ozarks country home 2
[2] 2 by 6 framing was toenailed between the posts, then tar paper and reverse board-and-batten sailing were applied directly to it. Vertical framing was used at the gable ends to support horizontal shiplap siding.