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Natalie built a tiny cabin for $5k, then over time, added on as her family grew. It’s a wonderful example of how a tiny home, especially if built in a permanent location, can evolve with you as your needs change. Impressively, this DIY house showcases thoughtful small space design ideas, passive solar techniques, and permaculture … Read moreContinue reading
Have you ever seen a shipping container home with a site-built extension? There are growing number of examples of this design, but not all can hold up to strict engineering standards for structural integrity. With that said, Relevant Buildings developed a model that exceeds all the necessary standards to create a functional and charming house. … Read moreContinue reading
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