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Five Off the Grid Houses Built for Less than $5,000 Each

• The Homestead Guru

1. The $500 Log Cabin

This log cabin was built in just eight months by a man with zero construction experience and his church youth group. The cabin is 10′ x 10′ and comprised of 52 logs. The floor is set on 9 patio stones with 2″ x 4″s making up the support structure. The only machine used throughout the entire process, besides traditional hand tools, was a chainsaw!

2. The $2,000 Solar Cabin

Built for less than $2,000, this 14′ x 14′ cabin uses concrete deck piers for the corners with 2″ x 6″s and 2″ x 8″s making up the floor joists. The floor is insulated for the cold season and the cabin includes a loft for extra space.


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