Building of a Tiny Solar Cabin – The Adirondack Mountain’s Western Foothills

Building of a Tiny Solar Cabin – The Adirondack Mountain’s Western Foothills

 

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Cleared a building site on 9 acres 2012

 

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Built a 50′ fence 2013

 

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Dug out 4′ footing holes and squared the frame 2014

 

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Poured the pier supports and attached the frame to 10′ corner posts 2014

 

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Floor joists and girder supports 2014

 

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In order to protect from the Adirondack residents. Under the frame I attached first fencing then screening, then chicken wire 2014

 

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Roxul insulation, vapor barrier, sub floor 2014

 

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First wall 2014

 

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Walls 2015

 

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Walls 2015

 

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1/2 loft and roof rafters 2015

 

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Roof rafters 2015

 

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Roof 2015

 

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Steel roof, ridge vent and steel door 2015

 

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Cedar shakes 2016

 

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Windows and shakes 2016

 

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2016

 

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2016

 

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Stairs 2015

 

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Ladder stairs 2016

 

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Sinks and a shower in a 5′ x  5′ bathroom 2016

 

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2016

 

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Bathroom 2016

 

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Sheetrock 2016

 

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14′ x 10′ deck 2016

 

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Sean, John-Luke & Gunner on lunch 9am 2016

 

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2016

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2018

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2019

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2019

 

2022! Some updated picks from the last few years. After all, I spent a total of 4 Adirondack winters in this tiny cabin. Full time, totally off the grid. I don’t live here full-time anymore, but I’m still actively developing the property! I hope everyone who might read this is feeling well. 

 

 

June 2022