DIY Tiny Cabin – Small but Sturdy

DIY Tiny Cabin

After a long week of work, we deserve a nice and quiet place to escape. How about this tiny cabin?

We love log cabins. They are durable and they are a wonderful depiction of a time long gone and life more natural.

You don’t necessarily have to make your city home into a log cabin, but it would be a good idea to invest in one. This way, you can rekindle a classic family tradition and take the kids camping in the summer!

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Of course, if you need some “overflow accommodation” at your place, this log cabin could also be the solution. It would work just as well as a simple weekend retreat if you have a country property that requires some accommodation.

Working from home? This can be your home office to keep you from all the distractions. Whether you’ll use it as a personal retreat, or an extra guest room, this is a perfect project to create personal space right in your backyard.

DIY Tiny Cabin - Interior

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What are the materials needed to make a DIY tiny cabin?

In most cases, the most affordable and lightweight materials & supplies are used to build these movable structures. To build a structure with wooden beam foundation you’ll need the following materials:

Materials:

  • Untreated Landscape Timbers
  • Decking Boards
  • White Spruce – for window and door frame
  • Old Wooden Door
  • Small Aluminium Window
  • Composite Shingles
  • Screws
  • Wood Glue
  • Wood Sealer
  • Wood Stain
  • Nails
  • Outdoor Carpeting

Tools:

  • Cordless Drill
  • Ladder
  • Nail Gun
  • Table Saw
  • Sledge Hammer
  • Caulk
  • Chisel

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Thanks to Prepcabin for this great project. You can get step by step instructions here and here

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