This video shows two fellows building a small cabin out of pallet wood, hand tools and cinematic depth-of-field, but no dialog whatsoever.
We build a cheap off grid cabin using free pallet wood. We saved money building the pallet wood cabin by using recycled pallets. This is a great off grid wilderness project as pallet wood is light and easy to carry into the forest. It is also easy to work with using hand tools. Many people do not have the space, time or money to build a log cabin. But building a tiny home off grid is still achievable using cheap or even free materials, and that is where pallet wood works so well. Although only small, this one man cabin has a raised bed, folding table, bookshelf and chair - all made from pallet wood. We fit it out with a woodstove to heat it through the winter months and we installed a pipe cooking oven and water tank to boil water and cook food on. The stove heats the cabin up really fast as the cabin is only small. This small hut in the woods has no electricity or power, but that isn't needed.
Be sure to check the markings first, even if you're just making a coffee table. Also, be sure that the cost of making pallet wood last six weeks outdoors where you live isn't greater than the cost of just buying pressure-treated lumber. But now I'm ruining it for everyone!
P.S. let's make a short horror movie that starts off as one of these "making something out in the woods with no narration" videos but gets progressively stranger until it's clear They are Here. Read the rest