building a cabin





12/24/2015
By sawing his own lumber from fallen trees, Billy Reeder not only built his cabin debt-free on family land, he also built a new life — a deliberate life. A good life.
12/3/2015
This young couple moved from the city to start a homestead, and they decided to build an off-grid cabin using reclaimed materials to keep warm their first winter.
5/6/2015
Steve Maxwell explains why living the bootstrap lifestyle and living with less leaves you with more in the end.
8/20/2014
I love my two-story log cabin, which combines recycled and an array of green building materials.
7/3/2014
Watch this video to learn how to build tiny home for just $2,000.
3/19/2013
Steve explains why building a scale model is such a good way to design homestead structures, and how to do it.
5/11/2012
Robert Maxwell explains how to build your own limestone foundation for almost no money.
2/8/2012
A discussion of three power tools to prep your logs or timbers for building.
12/14/2011
Adzes and broad axes have been used for centuries in log cabin building. Learn a bit about what these tools do and how to use them.
6/9/2009
Share your thoughts about natural building methods including straw bale building, cordwood construction, earth building and more.




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