Creating a beautiful kitchen from scratch doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated. We’ll show you how we built a functional, versatile, and beautiful kitchen on the cheap with open shelving.
Do It Yourself
There are many types of foundations you can use with cordwood walls, but you must take great care to choose the right one for you. Learn what you need to consider before you build the foundation for your cordwood walls, and discover how we built ours.
Anyone looking to build their own home as an owner builder needs to be well informed BEFORE building. Here are 19 awesome books available in print and Kindle editions for aspiring home owner builders.
Building a house, workshop, outbuilding, playhouse, or even a chicken coop? No matter what you’re building it doesn’t have to break the bank. Check out these seven ways you may not have considered to save money on building supplies.
Want a beautiful clawfoot bathtub but don’t want to pay thousands of dollars for one? We’ll show you how to find and refinish an old cast iron clawfoot tub for a tenth of the price!
If you are looking to be an owner-builder for your new home AND you want to do the majority of the work yourself, we’re right there with you. Over the past three years we have gone through the entire process of designing and building our own cordwood home. There are a lot of things we’ve…
You’re planning to build your own house from scratch, but what should you be doing to prep? Winter is the perfect time to prep for a spring build. If you’re an owner builder, these are the things you need to be thinking about before you start construction.
You dream of building a homestead, but you’re flat out of money. Here are some strategies to get the materials and services you need for cheap or free.
Curious about solar? Wondering how you can make more sustainable choices or maybe even go off the grid? This comprehensive quick-start guide will help you get started.
Water should be your top priority when building your homestead. If you want to drill a well but worry about the high cost of professional drilling, you definitely want to explore this method for drilling it yourself.