Monthly Archives: May 2011

Homesteading with a Shipping Container House – Part 2, The Property

May, 2010 (Part 1 of this Series can be Found Here) In the last segment, we left off with the land closing and estimates of initial costs.  It has been under a week since then and I’ve already been able … Continue reading

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Homesteading with a Shipping Container – Part 1, The Idea

Years ago, I saw a picture of a shipping container house. I knew right then that I wanted to build one myself. Shipping containers are roughly 40 feet long and 8 feet wide, with the smaller conex being 20 feet long. Continue reading

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