Veteran coder builds stone-covered Dome Home into Texas hill

November 5, 2023 john 19 56093 24:49

Al Schwarz wanted a home with low energy bills and protection from extreme weather so he dug into a hillside, inserted cement domes and buried them again with enough earth and rock to guarantee protection. He spent 10 years stacking 230 tons of rock as a retaining wall and planting grass and trees atop the…

Oldtimer got wild rocky land, started NorCal off-grid Watertopia

April 11, 2022 john 18 798850 43:29

Dwight Streamfellow was a college junior when he bought a piece of cheap river-front land to start a homestead. He was a city boy (partly in Washington DC where his father was a Republican senator) so he planned to learn-by-doing on how raw land in the rugged mountains of Northern California’s Six Rivers National Forest.…

A modern cabin in the woods- (art studio, guest cottage, homesteading greenhouse?)

March 24, 2020 john 7 11533 06:29

Built in just two days by hands-on workshop attendees (most that had never built anything before) Derek “Deek” Diedricksen shows us a very simple backwoods cabin build that he designed in North Carolina. Build on Steven Harrell’s land ( ), this cabin was built for around $1500- including the Tuftex wall panels, and the…

$1600 A-Frame She Shed/Tiny House in Australia

January 17, 2019 john 20 24554 02:56

With an added small bathroom (some have been done with this model/plans- link to them BELOW), this little Queensland A-frame cabin could make for very modest (and incredibly affordable) tiny house. This particular little art studio/she shed/home away from home was built for under $1600 Australian (thats under $1200 US). The plans were designed by…

Amish Built Tiny Houses…A Tour of an Amish Log Cabin, Deer Blind Tiny House and Patio Retailer

December 2, 2017 john 27 26105 11:50

Today’s Vlog is our final day in the Ohio Amish countryside. We stopped at a cool place that sells pre-fabricated log cabins and deer blinds…and patio furnature. Thought ya’ll might be interested in some of these cool products so we took a tour with the owner…hope yall enjoy! Visit The Stoney Ridge Farm Store:

Winter Campervanning on Iceland’s Golden Circle

January 11, 2016 john 0 28684 02:23

It’s a sin to visit Iceland and not explore the countryside. You HAVE to get outside of the city and, unless you book a pricey tour, you’ll need to rent a car. Many of the country’s most impressive landmarks are located just a few hours from Reykjavik. My suggestion? RENT A CAMPERVAN and take a…