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What do you do if you want to go camping far away from any crowds, but are disappointed by the quality or cost of current off-road vehicles? You build your own. A physician’s assistant built out this former ambulance into a rugged overlander. Overland vehicles are specifically built for off-road adventure travel around the world. … Read moreContinue reading
Anyone who has installed drywall themselves cries out that there must be a better way. Maneuvering the massively heavy, yet fragile sheets of gypsum and paper into place might just be a DIYer’s worst nightmare. Drywall makes for beautiful walls but can be a pain to install as a DIYer. There actually is a better … Read moreContinue reading
Converting shipping containers into homes is full of amazing design possibilities and is remarkably sustainable. And that’s precisely what appealed to Relevant Buildings, a container house manufacturer in Oregon City, Oregon. Owner Carl Coffman shares tours of their cutting edge small container homes. Most importantly, each is building code compliant and made with one or more … Read moreContinue reading
Acceptance of the tiny house movement is quickly moving through Southern California. With the approval of both ADUs and movable tiny homes in backyards in cities such as Los Angeles, San Diego and in Santa Clara County, tiny home shoppers are on the lookout. Cheeky Monkey Tiny Homes is based in Palm Springs, California. Randy … Read moreContinue reading
I’ve been doing a little series on affordable tiny house do it yourself or non-traditional houses for those who are interested in trying out tiny house living at a low price. Most involve some construction but they are all relatively simple to build. These are what we have looked at so far. These tiny abodes … Read moreContinue reading