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SHELTER

Shelter can be as basic as an overhanging tree limb or as complex as a mansion in Beverly Hills. Most owner-built homes are somewhere in between. It's much easier than you would think, once you are familiar with the different components, materials and tools required.

Getting Started

Getting Started

Starting from scratch is very satisfying, but there are some helpful hints that will make it all go a lot smoother. Having built two homes ourselves, there are many mistakes we've made, and thus many things we've learned.

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Building Materials

Building Materials

There are so many different building materials to choose from, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. Deciding which suits you the best is one of the most important steps in home construction.

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Building Components

Building Components

Building your own home is much easier than people would assume. The trick is to go one step at a time, from site preparation to the roof, and then to the interior. There's no reward greater than living in a home you made yourself.

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Tools

Tools

There are tools that make every job easier. Some are essential, some are just nice.

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