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This is a tiny cabin a man built with just 1,000 euros using free open source plans he found online.

Outside, you’ll notice the house is shaped like the hull of a boat. The roof/walls of the home are wood-paneled on the inside, with a layer of sheep’s wool for insulation and then a layer of canvas tacked overtop.

When you go inside, you’ll find a very minimalist interior that includes some low-lying storage, a woodburning stove for heat, and a bed. The sink on one wall has no running water but drains out the bottom when you use it to wash your face or the dishes. A window on one end of the house creates a wonderful cross breeze with the open front door. The electricity comes from one solar panel. How does he cook? A nearby caravan includes a kitchenette with a propane oven and a dinette.

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Man Builds Tiny Cabin for only $1,000 using Free Plans

Man Builds a $1k Tiny Cabin using Free Plans

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This is the story of how a man named Ryan Frank built his own tiny home for only €1,000 using an open source design and 100 hours of his time.

Frank lives in this tiny house with his girlfriend, but they have another structure on their little homestead too. It’s a tiny travel trailer that they use as their kitchen and dining space. They lived in the camper while building the tiny arched cabin you’re about to see now.

This is a video based story thanks to Kirsten Dirksen of Faircompanies.com. You can read the original story here and watch the video tour and interview with Ryan Frank below. Please enjoy and re-share. Thank you!

Man Builds €1,000 Tiny Home Using Open Source Design

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