How To Build A Small Wood Cabin On A Budget

August 22, 2013

How To Build A Small Cabin On A Budget

Have you ever wanted to build yourself a small wood cabin or log cabin? Give yourself that sense of accomplishment and joy that you completed it. Well we found just the project for you. This cabin is actually quite simple to do and doesn’t require a lot of money as well. Sounds too good to be true? Here are the steps required to build this beautiful small wood cabin!

Small Cabin – Step 1: Floor Illustration


Small Cabin – Step 2: Drilling and planting the posts


Small Cabin – Step 3: Setting the center rafter board


Small Cabin – Step 4: Making the angles for the top and bottom of the rafters


Small Cabin – Step 5: Setting the rafters


Small Cabin – Step 6: Adding on a 4 foot porch


Small Cabin – Step 7: Side wall and purlin illustration


Small Cabin – Step 8: Lag bolting the outer joist to the 4×4 poles


Small Cabin – Step 9: Hurricane studs


Small Cabin – Step 10: Floor joists and insulation and floor


Small Cabin – Step 11: Rough sawn lumber for 8 inch board and batten siding


Small Cabin – Step 12: Studding in the porch ceiling


Small Cabin – Step 13: Studding in the front wall and door frame


Small Cabin – Step 14: Gable ends


Small Cabin – Step 15: Finished cabin structure

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