Log Home Plans: 40 Free Log Cabin Floor Plans & Blueprints

Log home

You can spend $100s on professional log cabin plans and blueprints, but before you do, take a bit of time to check out the free cabin plans featured below, as they might just save you a ton of money. If nothing else, these free cabin blueprints will give you lots of information and ideas for […]

DIY Septic System Tutorials – 55 Gallon Drum & Tank Systems

Septic System Step 15

Yep, this post is about building a homemade DIY septic system from cheap plastic barrels and used tote tanks! It’s not exciting, it’s not sexy, but it is necessary… If you are just camping/living somewhere for a few weeks, a basic latrine with suffice.  However, if we are talking months or years at your self-built […]

Car Wax = The Best Cleaning Hack Ever! Bathrooms | Kitchens | Windows

Car wax for cleaning bathrooms and kitchens

This car wax cleaning hack works on kitchen/bathroom surfaces, windows and mirrors. It takes seconds to do, but surfaces remain clean for between 200-500% longer and when they do finally need cleaning again, it is much, much quicker and easier to clean them. Interested? Find out which type of car wax to use, and how […]

Free Tiny House Plans For You (9 Different Plans!)

Free tiny house plans

Here are some free tiny house plans for you… Tiny houses and DIY sheds and cabins are really popular right now. They are so affordable to build (or buy), they take up so little space, and they are so adaptable. Some folks live in them 24/7 whilst others use them for guest accommodation or workshops […]

How To Make A 60 lb Hunting Bow From PVC Pipe For Around $10

PVC pipe DIY hunting bow

$10 and a few hours simple DIY in the garage gets you a 60 lb PVC bow that you can use to practise your skills and even hunt with. Now that’s pretty cool. I don’t have much experience with bows, but a quick Google quickly shows that you that the entry price for a decent-ish […]

30+ Of Our Favourite DIY Solar Projects & Tutorials

DIY Solar Projects & Tutorials

Over the years we have featured a whole load of awesome DIY solar projects for you guys to try building for yourselves. This fairly big post is a round-up of some of the shorter DIY solar posts we have done. I have rounded them up here, in one place, to make them easier to find. […]

How To Modify A Generator To Run Almost Silently Using A Muffler

How To Modify A Generator To Run Almost Silently Using A Muffler

A backup generator is a great investment so you can keep the lights on when the power’s off.  Also in many remote locations, a generator is the only means of electricity. The problem is no matter whether you use your generator for emergency preparedness or to power your remote log cabin etc, they are noisy […]

The Rocket Mass Heater 101 – Better Than A Wood Burner?

Bonny rocket mass stove

Looking for the most efficient way of heating your home? Perhaps you’ve heard all about rocket mass heaters and just how clean they are? Whatever the reason, this guide takes a closer look at these heaters, explains how to build them, and covers all of their benefits (of which there are many!). Wait A Minute… […]