The problem with cabins: the price

Most people would love to have a cabin at hunting or fishing camp, a place to escape to, or an awesome man cave. The problem that most people run in to is the expense involved with such a project.

Outdoor Life‘s Brandon Butler reveals how you can build your own cabin for less than $2,000.

It ain’t the Ritz, but it’ll be a place to warm your bones.


2 2″x4″x16′ PT bd.
4 2″x4″x16′ bd.
2 2″x4″x12′ PT bd.
4 2″x4″x12′ bd.
40 2″x4″x92 5/8″ precut studs
18 4’x8′ sheets ext. rev. board
1 32″ door & knob
2 24″x36″ windows… [continued]

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Illustration: Kagan McLeod

SOURCEOutdoor Life
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Jason Houser is an avid traditional bowhunter from Central Illinois who killed his first deer when he was nine years old. A full-time freelance writer since 2008, he has written for numerous national hunting magazines. Jason has hunted big game in 12 states with his bow, but his love will always be white-tailed deer and turkeys. He considers himself lucky to have a job he loves and a family who shares his passion for the outdoors. Jason writes full time and is on the pro staff of two archery companies; in his free time, he fishes and traps as much as possible.