As a fellow homesteader/self-sufficient wannabe, Kris’ tour of his smallholding that he created from basically nothing for very little money is absolutely astounding. He’s planted 2,500 trees, built a solar array and hydroelectric plant, crafted his own cordwood home as well as a huge workshop, greenhouse, and multiple outbuildings all using — primarily — materials from his land, hand tools, and reclaimed items!
His cordwood home which he started with cost him about $3,000 and took about a year to build since he was traveling to and from London to create it. Once he had a place to live, he took on all the other projects and has accomplished more in five years than many of us will in a lifetime! Incredible. Enjoy every minute of the video tour below.
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His Cordwood Home & DIY Hydroelectric Plant
He does all his cooking either over the wood-burning stove or in his electric oven (powered by solar or hydro)
The house is cordwood, with a living roof
Look at this roof! It all rests on that oak tree.
About 50% of their own food is grown on their property.
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