Elastic Homes and Living

The terms “Elastic Home” or Elastic Housing” are terms I coined, and refers mainly to the idea that the home you live in should grow and shrink to meet the needs of your family as you journey through life. Imagine for a moment that you were going camping with your family and your children asked if […]

Building a 10 x 12 Log Cabin in the Rocky Mountains with a 7 Foot Deck

Part One – Build Your own Log Cabin     The Completed Project

Cabin for less than $500

Log Cabin for less than $500 build in 8 months.  

Books about Small Cabins

Books about Small Cabins [amazon asin=184537925X,1586856898,0470175699,0963738321,0977798232,096969220X,0973323329,0973323329,1592576435,0916571068,1592288685,1419615939&template=Carousel] [amazon asin=1592283292,1599210290,1561586447,0595306667,1551924633,1586855158,0879512717,0020016700,1581603142,1580170358,1552855279,0486236315,0376010614,0897459806,0471358983,1561583537,1552093735,1586853112,1579123651,849626310X,0977372448,184537925X,1586856898,0470175699,0963738321,0977798232,096969220X,0973323329,0973323329,1592576435,0916571068,1592288685,141961593&template=Wishlist]

Grow your own Home

Follow my thoughts and allow me to convince you why we ought to dream, design, build and live differently. We need to build dwellings that expand and grow as our families grow. My arguments hinge around some of my own house buying experiences, however don’t let this stop you from a wondering what it may […]

Small Cabin Glossary

A Glossary of Terms used on this Website  A Acre – 43,500 square feet. B Boma – a rough animal enclosure,  especially for animals, sometimes used in reference to and enclosed, sheltered fire pit BTU – British Thermal Unit – The amount of heat energy required to raise the temperature of one pound of water […]