Hiding Your Bugout Location

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Hiding Your Bugout Location Securing a bugout bag and location is a struggle in and of itself. Once you find that perfect place or that perfect property people have a tendency to make it look like home. When you think about what you are trying to achieve with a bugout location you may not want …

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Two-Story A-Frame Cabin

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Two-Story A-Frame Cabin This tiny house could change your life if more ways than you can imagine! If you are like me and can’t afford a big fancy cabin for a retreat or even a bug out shelter, this 2 story, half A frame tiny house may just be your saving grace. Yes it’s small …

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Cordwood Building – An Old-School Building Technique

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Cordwood building – An old-school building technique The first time I found out about cordwood construction was while visiting a close friend of mine. He built a great retreat in the woods of North Carolina. He did it after researching his family history and the way his ancestors build houses. After seeing his cabin and …

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Insta-Fire Lights On Water, Works As Tinder, Kindling And Fuel

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InstaFire Lights On Water, Works As Tinder, Kindling, And Fuel Insta-Fire is a safe, simple, and versatile new Charcoal briquette lighting and fire starting product. It has water-repellent properties, 1/2 cup of Insta-Fire has a minimum of 10 minute burn time, and is super light weight – weighing 1.8 oz. Use it to light campfires …

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25 Amazing Camping Recipes

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25 Amazing Camping Recipes If you find yourself off the grid, either by choice or by circumstance, you’ll need to cook meals without the usual conveniences found in the home. The easiest solution can be to open a can and heat something over a fire, but that can get old when you have a family …

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How To Butcher a Rabbit

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How To Butcher a Rabbit Whether you’re homesteading or prepping for when SHTF, you are undoubtedly sharpening your hunting., trapping, and foraging skills. Rabbit traps are fairly easy to set up, and these creatures provide an excellent source of protein that will see you through all of your chores. While you may be able to …

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Off The Grid Limitations That No One Tells You About

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Off The Grid Limitations That No One Tells You About Living off grid is the ideal type of living for many Americans, but only few manage to fulfill this dream and adjust to what it all implies. Living off the grid is not as easy as seen in movies and it requires a certain mindset …

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Build A Low Impact Woodland Home For Less That $5000

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Build A Low Impact Woodland Home For Less That $5000 I love this … Simon Dale is a family man in Wales, the western part of Great Britain. His interest in self-sustainability and an ecological awareness led him to dig out and build his own home—one of the loveliest, warmest, most inviting dwellings you could …

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30 Free Cabin Plans for DIY’ers

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30 Free Cabin Plans for DIY’ers

If you’ve been contemplating building a cabin or other small home, you don’t have to pay for expensive plans. Here are 30 design plans that are currently available for free!
Building a cabin or homestead doesn’t have to be a dream, here are 30 sets of plans that you can print out and have enlarged to build your dream home.

 

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Free Plan #1

160 Square Foot Cottage/Cabin Plan- perfect for a weekend getaway cottage, backyard studio, workshop, detached guest house, or shed.
Basic Shelter Download
Designer: David Noffsinger of Cherokee Cabin

 

 

 

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Guest Cabin or Garden House

Designer: CabinsandSheds.com Download Plan Now

 

 

 

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One Bedroom Contemporary Cabin with a Loft and Basement

Designer: CabinsandSheds.com Download Plan Now

 

 

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2-Bedroom Contemporary Cabin with Loft & Bedroom

Designer: CabinsandSheds.com Download Plan Now

 

 

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12’x18′ Mini Cabin with an all-purpose room, galley style kitchen & bath

Designer: FreeProject-Plans.com Download Plan Now

 

 

 

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Little Cottage Plan

Designer: Charles Kirkland Download Plan Now
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Full Size House: 3BR | 2BA | 2 FLOORS | 3,341 SQFT

Designer: Houseplans.comDownload Plan Now

 

 

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Full Size House Plans with Brick Accents 3 BR| 2.5 B| 2 Stories| 2,132 Sq Feet

Designer: Houseplans.comDownload Plan Now

 

 

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2 BR| 1 BA| 1 Floor| 1,622 Sq Ft Contemporary Southwestern Cottage

Designer: Houseplans.comDownload Plan Now

 

 

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2BR| 1 BA| Single Floor Home 1,397 Sq Ft, Cost Efficient,Minimal Waste

Designer: Houseplans.com Download Plan Now

 

 

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2BR | 2BA | 2 FLOORS | 2,298 SQFT Modern Lake House Design

Designer: Houseplans.comDownload Plan Now

 

 

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3BR | 3BA | 2 FLOORS | 1,900 SQFT Modern Green Living Design

Designer: Houseplans.comDownload Plan Now

 

 

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Mother Earth News Featured Cabin- this 14’x20″ with a sleeping loft & shady front porch design, could be built for under $4,000

Designer: Steve MaxwellDownload Plan Now

 

 

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15’x30′ Cabin with 1 large room, small kitchen and half bath

Designer: North Dakota State University Agricultural Extension Service Download Plan Now

 

 

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Designer: North Dakota State University Agricultural Extension Service Download Plan Now

 

 

 

 

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Southern Style Cabin with front & back Porches, vaulted ceiling

Designer: North Dakota State University Agricultural Extension Service
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22’x24 A Frame Style with 1 lg room, a bath and 2 BR

Designer: North Dakota State University Agricultural Extension Service
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22’x36′ A Frame 1 large room, 1 full bath, and 3 BR

Designer: North Dakota State University Agricultural Extension Service
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Designer: North Dakota State University Agricultural Extension Service
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5 BR Log Cabin w/ recessed front porch, living room, kitchen, and central fireplace

Designer: North Dakota State University Agricultural Extension Service 
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Free Plans #22

Ozark Haven Plans

Designer: Louisianna Agricultural Center
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Free Plans #23

The Chesterfield, 2 story, 3 BR, 1,164 Sq Ft

Designer: Louisianna Agricultural Center
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Free Plans #24

Acadian Energy Efficient Home

Designer:Louisianna Agricultural Center
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400 Sq Ft design with a 142 Sq Ft’ porch & Fireplace

Designer:Andy Sheldon
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20’x20′ Traditional Cottage with 2 BR, 2 BA

Designer:Andy Sheldon
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Alturas Pole Cabin Plan 20’x36′ with Porch on the side, 1 Full Bath & Sleeping Loft

Designer:Andy Sheldon
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24’x32′ Main Floor Cabin Plan, 2 BA & 320 Sq ft Porch

Designer: Andy Sheldon
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18’x24′ Vacation Cabin Plans with large living area & front and back porches

Designer: Andy Sheldon
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Free Plans #30

460 Sq Ft Lookout Cabin From HousePlanArchitect.com

Designer: Dan O’Connell
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Teenager Cabin Made From 19 Wooden Pallets

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Teenager Cabin Made From 19 Wooden Pallets I wish I had this enthusiasm and will back when I was a teenager. Boy, I can just imagine where I would be in life now if I did this back in the day. Who knows, maybe mortgage free and living the off grid dream. This cabin I …

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10k DIY Off Grid Solar Tiny House

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10k DIY Off Grid Solar Tiny House Have you been looking into building your own off the grid tiny house / cabin? The very process can be a daunting and confusing time. I found a 185 sq. ft. off-grid solar tiny house design that is said can be built for under 10k. Jonathan Marcoux’s squared …

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How to Build a 12×20 Cabin on a Budget

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How to Build a 12×20 Cabin on a Budget Are you struggling financially? Do you have land but no money for a bug out cabin? If you can save 2k you could have this 12 x 16 cabin. Plenty of room for living, work and play 🙂 It cost $2k to build, but if you …

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6 Eco-Friendly DIY Homes Built for $20K or Less

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6 Eco-Friendly DIY Homes Built for $20K or Less If you have been following our website for a while you will know that we love DIY projects. DIY makes you more self-reliant while building skills needed to think out side of the box when needed, for example, if SHTF. So if you are looking to …

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15 DIY RVs, Converted Buses & Tiny Houses

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15 DIY RVs, Converted Buses & Tiny Houses If you are anything like me you will LOVE these 15 DIY RVs, Converted Buses & Tiny Houses. I literally can’t get enough of them. There are so many awesome homes to look at it will leave you wanting more. My favorite is a tiny house with a …

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How To Build A Mortgage Free Small House For $5,900

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How To Build A Mortgage Free Small House For $5,900 Who wouldn’t want to live a debt free life… Check out this awesome mortgage free small house that you can make over a weekend for the price of a luxury vacation in Mexico or Disneyland! This article will show you how one couple built their …

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6+ Shipping Container Home Designs

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Shipping Container Home Designs I need one of these on a piece of land out in the forest! Oh the good times I could have. These are pretty cheap in comparison to building a log cabin too. Shipping container homes are the PERFECT base to start building you off grid home or cabin. It’s extensible, affordable, …

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How To Build A Tiny House On Wheels Project

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How To Build A Tiny House On Wheels Project   This “how to” for building a tiny house on wheels is a great DIY project. Awesome for camping and a great back up bug out home if SHTF. I go a little weak at the knees for tiny houses or cabins 🙂 I can’t help …

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Solar-Powered Island Made Out of 150,000 Recycled Bottles

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Solar-Powered Island Made Out of 150,000 Recycled Bottles A man has build his very own private island and wants to show it to you all. The island is made up of over 150,000 recycled plastic bottles all connected to bamboo frames. Which makes the island very buoyant and stable. The island boasts a three-story house …

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Free DIY Full Plans For A Cottage Wood Cabin

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Free DIY Full Plans For A Cottage Wood Cabin This is an awesome little cabin that any one can build, either for a bug out hideaway or just a guest cabin on your grounds. What ever you want to use this cabin for, it will be pretty awesome to build as a DIY project.  The …

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30 Free DIY Cabin Plans

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30 Free DIY Cabin Plans Download 30 FREE DIY cabin plans and have your dream get away location built in no time. Free plans are always a good find. So I am sharing them with you all today. Remember building a cabin or tiny house doesn’t have to cost you a ton of money. Be sensible …

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DIY Wood Burning Sauna

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DIY Wood Burning Sauna I found a cool DIY project I think everyone would enjoy, pre and post SHTF. A DIY wood burning sauna. Cool right? This project will not cost you an arm or a leg or a gym membership either, you could find a lot of the items needed on craigslist. I would …

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Guide To Searching for the Perfect Prepper Retreat

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Guide To Searching for the Perfect Prepper Retreat Do current world events have you feeling a bit more urgency to get your preps in order? Is it time to start looking for your perfect prepper retreat? So many world events lately have pointed toward a looming crisis, and the truly scary thing is, the crisis could …

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Introducing The Tree Pod

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Introducing The Tree Pod I think I just found my next vacation destination. I do believe this may just be one of the best tree houses ever built. Suspended in mid air the tree pod or Sphere has a slow and gentle rocking when the wind blows. At first I think I would be scared it was going …

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$2000 Two-Story A-Frame Cabin

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$2000 Two-Story A-Frame Cabin Having the ability to build a getaway cabin or even a bug out location for $2000 is rare these days! This tiny house could change your life if more ways than you can imagine! If you are like me and can’t afford a big fancy cabin for a retreat or even …

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8 Great Micro-Houses

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8 Great Micro-Houses Look at these micro homes and see if you could live in one or maybe even build one! This is becoming the latest thing in the prepping world! Micro homes or tiny houses are small, cheap easy to build yourself and quite often sought after by all. Tiny houses are a practical way …

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How To Make Old Fashioned Chinking

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How To Make Old Fashioned Chinking Have you ever visited an old log cabin?  Did you notice that the logs did not always match up?  Did you see the substance placed between the logs?  Chinking is what you see when you look at the joints between the logs of an old log cabin. Chinking is …

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Country Barn Home Kit With Open Porch

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Country Barn Home Kit With Open Porch Building a home can be very expensive, actually it is probably the most expensive thing you will ever spend money on. I bought an amish cabin kit 10 years ago, a lot smaller than the one I am sharing with you today and I am happy to report …

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Meet The Family Of Four Living In A 168ft House

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Meet The Family Of Four Living In A 168ft² House After suffering huge losses (including their home and business) as a result of credit card debt and the financial crisis of 2008, this family vowed never to use credit again.  They bought only what they could afford, which was a small plot of land in …

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How to Build a Log Cabin By Hand

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How to Build a Log Cabin By Hand Are you tired of the hustle and bustle of city living, or bored with the usual cookie cutter look of suburban residential homes?  Are you ready to move to the country, get your hands dirty being with Mother Nature and live a self-sufficient life? There are many …

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How To Build A House With No Payments Or Bills

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How To Build A House With No Payments Or Bills Do you want to make a great year out of 2016? If so, consider this as an option either for a total off the grid move or a bug out or recreational cabin. This house / cabin was built for under 5000 dollars and even …

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Cheap Cabin Kits Starting At $3860

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Cheap Cabin Kits Starting At $3860 Many of us pine after building or buying a cabin to live in or to have as a nice weekend getaway. (no pun intended with the many of us pine after text lol) I personally would give a body part to own a cabin somewhere remote and off the …

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Cabin Porn – the official book

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download (6)You loved the Cabin Porn web site – now Buy the book from Amazon US.

Its amazing how Tiny Homes in general and remote cabins in particular have caught the public imagination across the developed world.

People are yearning for escape, silence, peace, green spaces. Its what we all want, and the Cabin Porn web site, this Off-grid web site and others like it are fulfilling a need.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0316378216/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0316378216&linkCode=am2&tag=offgrid-20&linkId=XNB7GB2GLWTTA6UL>Cabin Porn: Inspiration for Your Quiet Place Somewhere

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How To Build A Home / Cabin Out Of A Shipping Container

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How To Build A Home / Cabin Out Of A Shipping Container If you have been following me for a while you will know I have posted a few great articles that went viral about shipping containers. If you missed them check them out before reading this article. How To Buy A Shipping Container and Why You Shouldn’t …

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Build Your Very Own Arched Cabin In A Weekend For Under $5000

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Build Your Very Own Arched Cabin In A Weekend For Under $5000 Have you ever wanted to Build Your Very Own Arched Cabin In A Weekend For Under $5000? I know I have. Use this as a regular home, hunting cabin, or just as a plain old man cave. These wonderful, arched cabins come flat packed …

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