Category Archives: The Small Cabin

Small Log Cabin

An update on the Small Log Cabin It’s been awhile since I’ve updated on the small log cabin. Traveling to the cabin We have been enjoying snowmobiling up the past few winters, it’s been great as we live not far … Continue reading

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Mini Fridge for Off Grid

Mini Fridge for Off Grid We have a little cabin off grid and for the most part we don’t really need to use a fridge, but we have installed a small solar system for things like this. I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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Solar Panels for Cabin

A solar panel for the Small Cabin This has been great!  We put up a 200 watt solar panel and attached that to a 200 watt inverter with two plug ins.  Now we have power! Solar panel kits have come … Continue reading

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Outdoor Wood Burning Stove

Our latest project has been putting an outdoor wood burning stove out near the small cabin with a cover, so we can cook on it in the spring and fall. Of course, we will use it in the winter as … Continue reading

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Installing Wood Flooring over Concrete

  The Cabin Floor The old cabin floor had to be removed, we were almost certain that underneath the wood would be a dirt floor, but to our surprise there was a concrete floor under that dirty old particle board. … Continue reading

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Small Wood Stove

A Small Wood Stove for a Small Cabin The cabin is only 10 x 11 so there was no need to leave the big cast iron wood stove that was in there.  A small wood stove will do the job … Continue reading

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How to replace a roof – Installing a metal roof

Installing a metal roof on this small cabin, the old roof has been torn off, now it will be prepped and ready to put the metal on.

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How to replace a roof – removing the old one

Taking off the old roof was going to be fun,  those darn packrats decided it was theirs as well, all the insulation in the roof had been packed down on the bottom and nothing left at the top. So how to … Continue reading

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The start – small log cabin

It’s time to start working on the small log cabin if we are going to be able to have it done in time for snowmobiling out that way this winter. So we begin, it’s time to collect firewood for the … Continue reading

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Cabin in the Woods – The Clean up Begins

Cleaning up the Small Cabin Sept 2019 Update Looking back on this post now 3 years later and it seems hard to believe that’s the little cabin we started out with.  How things have changed, maybe not as quick as … Continue reading

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