Need a Contractor to build me a Small Bunkhouse offgrid

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Humpy

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Hi guys,

It needs a door. I would like one tiny window. I can only go up to $500 that's it. I really need help.


cheez

I got you homie.

Two tiny windows and a door!!!

Plus, you can fish for dinner and ride a moose to work instead of fixing your bicycle.


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cheez

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Not to plug my channel but... here's a time lapse of my shed build up to the point of putting up the plywood.


There are other videos after that which are more vlog style where I go through other parts of the build. Might at least let you see some basics of what is involved.
That sure is a lot involved.... way overwhelming for me. I'm not looking for a professionally built bunkhouse I just need something like a hack job... real cheap, just enough to keep water out in the rain and keep the bugs from coming in... I like the soundtrack in the video though. Nice work...


Cheez

What happened to the little house and land lease back in this thread :oops: -

https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/tiny-house-ordered-land-ready-to-lease.2546959/
I lost them all... Due to my job instability I had to cancel the land lease and I had the Tiny House picked up and returned to the seller.. They have buyback policy but the downside is that I don't get money back for the downpayment I made. I lost total of about $2000... I have higher balance in my credit card now cause I couldn't pay overdue rent on my apartment.
 
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cheez

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I am really depressed... and terrified. I've been through this nightmare every day. I don't think I can build the shed myself... Not only do I not know how to build the house but how am I going to bring all that wood supplies? With what? a U-Haul pickup rental? I don't have a car insurance as they dropped me cause I can't pay. I am 2 months behind on that. I've been driving without the insurance. I am hopeless...

I might have to settle for a tent and wood stove. Don't forget I have a cat too to take care of.
 
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WelshBloke

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I am really depressed... and terrified. I've been through this nightmare every day. I don't think I can build the shed myself... Not only do I not know how to build the house but how am I going to bring all that wood supplies? With what? a U-Haul pickup rental? I don't have a car insurance as they dropped me cause I can't pay. I am 2 months behind on that. I've been driving without the insurance. I am hopeless...

I might have to settle for a tent and wood stove. Don't forget I have a cat too to take care of.
Living in a shed in the woods with a bunch of homeless people who you don't know is not the answer to your problems.
 

cheez

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Living in a shed in the woods with a bunch of homeless people who you don't know is not the answer to your problems.
I know those people...and there are not many there. I used to help them. I used to bring food to them on weekends... The guy that lives in a little bunkhouse betrayed me... I came to him and told him about my problem and he shut me out before even I had a chance to ask him for help on building a little shed.. He was so cold-hearted. I'm hurt. That's why I came here to ask if anyone wanna help me build a little hack-job bunkhouse for cheap... think of it as a charity work ya not gonna get profit out of this.
 

WelshBloke

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I know those people...and there are not many there. I used to help them. I used to bring food to them on weekends... The guy that lives in a little bunkhouse betrayed me... I came to him and told him about my problem and he shut me out before even I had a chance to ask him for help on building a little shed.. He was so cold-hearted. I'm hurt. That's why I came here to ask if anyone wanna help me build a little hack-job bunkhouse for cheap... think of it as a charity work ya not gonna get profit out of this.
I'm not trying to wind you up or take the piss but I genuinely think that this is a really bad way of dealing with your problem.
 

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If you cannot build stuff yourself or don't want to learn, off grid living is probably not for you. Off grid living does require lot of initial work to get setup properly.
 

WilliamM2

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If you cannot build stuff yourself or don't want to learn, off grid living is probably not for you. Off grid living does require lot of initial work to get setup properly.


This isn't "off grid" living. Never heard of homeless living described that way.
 
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zinfamous

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I am really depressed... and terrified. I've been through this nightmare every day.

Of course. That's why, in the 2% chance this isn't all just a troll, the best advice you are getting around here is that you need professional help and medication.
 

cheez

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I'm not trying to wind you up or take the piss but I genuinely think that this is a really bad way of dealing with your problem.
The problem is that I can never get out of it. My life is done, meaning no future to make money and live quality life. It's out of my hands as the devil is out to get me every day. I simply can't generate stable income. I can't even work full day... and have to leave early. Sometimes last me 2 hours of work. Even 4 hours is very hard on me due to spiritual attack. Neither medications nor psychiatric help solve this. I have no choice but to end my apartment lease when it expires.. I still have 2 and 1/2 months to go and I don't even know I can handle that.

This isn't "off grid" living. Never heard of homeless living described that way.
Thanks for understanding me. I didn't tell you guys that my cat was neutered and declawed (both front and back) so she can't go outside to hunt for food nor take a piss.. When I move out to the wilderness I would have to keep her inside my tent with cat liter box, food and water. I'm not sure how well that's gonna work out.
 

WilliamM2

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Thanks for understanding me. I didn't tell you guys that my cat was neutered and declawed (both front and back) so she can't go outside to hunt for food nor take a piss.. When I move out to the wilderness I would have to keep her inside my tent with cat liter box, food and water. I'm not sure how well that's gonna work out.

It's not going to work out at all. Someone will let it out while going through your things, or stealing your tent. Take the cat to a no kill shelter. Don't make him suffer for your issues.

And I don't understand you, or your plan. It's one of the poorest choices I've ever heard of.
 

cheez

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It's not going to work out at all. Someone will let it out while going through your things, or stealing your tent. Take the cat to a no kill shelter. Don't make him suffer for your issues.

And I don't understand you, or your plan. It's one of the poorest choices I've ever heard of.
My cat is so scared of going outside. I think she will try to hide under the blanket.. It's less likely that thief or some stranger would take my cat outside... but surely try to find something useful in my tent and steal them. I placed a question on amazon if there is a way to lock a Snugpak bunker tent and they didn't give me a useful answer.. they said they would tear up my tent with a knife and break in... I really don't have a choice but to live in the wilderness and live in a tent since I don't know how to build a shed. There is no way I can make a stable income to pay my rent... Rent is the biggest issue, financial wise. Car payment is the second biggest.
 

zinfamous

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so what I'm reading is that, when you say, "devil," you actually mean "heroin."


or maybe meth?
 

WilliamM2

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My cat is so scared of going outside. I think she will try to hide under the blanket.. It's less likely that thief or some stranger would take my cat outside... but surely try to find something useful in my tent and steal them. I placed a question on amazon if there is a way to lock a Snugpak bunker tent and they didn't give me a useful answer.. they said they would tear up my tent with a knife and break in... I really don't have a choice but to live in the wilderness and live in a tent since I don't know how to build a shed. There is no way I can make a stable income to pay my rent... Rent is the biggest issue, financial wise. Car payment is the second biggest.


Neither of those is the biggest issue. At least save the cat.
 

cheez

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so what I'm reading is that, when you say, "devil," you actually mean "heroin."


or maybe meth?
Sadly not only do you not realize the demons are around us but they also live inside of you. You obviously don't realize the demons are living in you. When you don't follow God the demons don't find you a threat. You become not their target. But if you follow God then demons will come at you like crazy non-stop there is no vacation for them.
 

WilliamM2

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Sadly not only do you not realize the demons are around us but they also live inside of you. You obviously don't realize the demons are living in you. When you don't follow God the demons don't find you a threat. You become not their target. But if you follow God then demons will come at you like crazy non-stop there is no vacation for them.


Pretty weak god you have there. Can't even protect you.
 

zinfamous

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Sadly not only do you not realize the demons are around us but they also live inside of you. You obviously don't realize the demons are living in you. When you don't follow God the demons don't find you a threat. You become not their target. But if you follow God then demons will come at you like crazy non-stop there is no vacation for them.

OK, thanks for the advice. Sounds like I'm on the right track, then, if your experience with the demons is any kind of example.
 
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