Author Topic: Anyone here live off grid or in a cabin?  (Read 2747 times)

nara

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Anyone here live off grid or in a cabin?
« on: March 20, 2017, 09:50:52 AM »
Curious to know if anyone here has bought some land and built their own home? Whether it be a small house, cabin, yurt, etc. A few years back we met a man in Nova Scotia who built himself a cabin deep in the woods. Does anyone else here live in a similar way?

Brother Esau

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Re: Anyone here live off grid or in a cabin?
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2017, 10:19:00 AM »
This guy did. It's a great book.

Leni2010

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Re: Anyone here live off grid or in a cabin?
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2017, 12:30:50 PM »
My husband and I built our house ourselves, which is entirely off grid except for internet (via local dish).  We're planning on building another, larger one, which would also be off grid.

Oil Patch Adams

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Re: Anyone here live off grid or in a cabin?
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2017, 04:39:06 AM »
Something funny about reaching out on the internet for people off the grid

rothnroll

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Re: Anyone here live off grid or in a cabin?
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2017, 09:38:46 AM »
This guy did. It's a great book.

This was a fascinating documentary. You had the feeling the guy could do anything he wanted to with his hands.

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Re: Anyone here live off grid or in a cabin?
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2017, 09:43:33 AM »
Something funny about reaching out on the internet for people off the grid

That was my reaction to this thread too.

It even caused a slight mouth twitch that could've been a smile in the right light (as opposed to a LOL, because seriously, who really LOL's these days?).

On topic - Props to anyone who does live off grid. I would love to do it myself, but it would probably take the zombiepocalyse for me to actually do it unfortunately.

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Re: Anyone here live off grid or in a cabin?
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2017, 09:21:04 PM »
I don't live in mine, but I have a off grid one small room cabin with a small wood stove. It's on 20 acres in the mountains with no electric, or water. There's a lake with public access 3 miles away. We built a great outhouse. I love getting away there.

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Re: Anyone here live off grid or in a cabin?
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2017, 09:36:57 PM »
...because seriously, who really LOL's these days?

ME!!!!! :)
Multiple times, almost every single day!
Many things are hilarious or joyous to me.

OP, I've lived off-grid in several locations, and co-built one conventional home for someone else, but have not yet built my own, off-grid home. Just clicked here for the happiness of discovering which Mustachians have.