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Tiny Cabin Built for $4k in 6 Weeks

Cabin in woods

“This 11′ by 14′ tiny cabin in the woods was built by carpenter Dave Herrle for only $4,000 in about 6 weeks. He used as much salvaged materials as he could find to complete it and was deeply inspired to create a simple way of life. After graduating from college Dave got a desk job that he did not enjoy. In 2007 he hiked the entire Appalachian Trail when he was 27 years old and it absolutely changed his outlook on life. He knew he had to make some changes. The hike gave him the perspective on living simply that he needed to make a positive change in his life. In his words, ‘It was in the woods that I promised myself that I wouldn’t spend a lifetime doing a job I didn’t enjoy…’ ”

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Cabin interior

Loft picture

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