Simple Solar Homesteading

Off-Grid Cabin and Tiny House Designs and Supplies
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Recent Happenings

 New Video: How To Have A Home With No House Payments And No Utility Bills 2017
 
 This is an update and walk around of my homestead and off-grid cabin built for $2000 in 2009. Many changes over the years that you should like and I explain how my off-grid homesteading vision became a reality and allowed me to retire and live the way I want to live.
 
 
 
                              Click on video to to play on youtube channel.
 
 
FREE EBOOK:  Specialty Crops For Small Growers
 
I am always looking for ways to make some extra income from my homestead and I came across this well written full color 55 page ebook with 15 great ideas for crops you can grow on small homesteads for extra cash or as a homestead business.  Crops include Lavender, gourmet mushrooms, garlic, bamboo, ginseng, woody ornamentals and specialty trees. 
 
 

 
Spring has sprung on my homestead!
 
Hope you all are having nice weather and please checkout the new Redhawk Micro-cabin and Wombat camper plans.
 
More cabin and tiny house on wheels plans coming soon.
 
Over 100 off grid living and design videos on my youtube channel.
 
 
 
 
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Blake Miller's Columbia River 14x14 cabin
 
Check out all the pics of Blake's cabin here:  Client Cabins 
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NEW PLANS: Worlds Smallest complete Tiny House on Wheels
 
Redhawk Micro-Cabin 
 
 
The Redhawk is based on the Ironton 5x8 trailer. The cabin is 7x8 and fully insulated for year round and off grid use.
 
 
NEW PLANS:  Wombat Micro-Camper
 
This is based on a Harbor Freight 4x8 trailer and plans are 32 pages full color and include a full kitchen unit plan. Many options and links to find accessories included. Fully insulated for extreme weather. Plans only $5.00
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
New- Penobscot Cabin 12x20 Plans
 
 
New- STEALTH CABIN PLANS NOW AVAILABLE!
 
 
 
NEW- CATTAIL CABIN PLANS NOW AVAILABLE!
 
 
 
 
New Portable Market trailer Plans now available!
 
 

 ULTIMATE OFF-GRID GUIDE

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This cabin is 14x14 with a full loft and approximately 400 square feet of living space. Downstairs is Kitchen, Bathroom, Dining and Living area. Upstairs is a large Bedroom and Office. There is enough room for 6 people to sleep comfortably.

Power system is 580 watts Solar electric and 400 Watts wind power which powers a 12 volt fridge, lights, water pump, TV's, laptop and many gadgets. Heat source can be propane or wood stove. Toilet is solar assisted composting.

 
 
 
 
The cabin is designed for year round use and is fully insulated for cold climates.
This cabin design has been tested in Canada, Mexico and Alaska with great results. Perfect for a starter home, hunting/fishing cabin, bug-out shelter or vacation cabin.

The cabin can be built from all new materials for under $2000 (not including windows and doors) and is designed for additions on 3 sides. Plans for additions and complete material lists are included in the ebook.


You will get a complete 355 page Ebook guide with step-by-step directions for building the cabin including material list and detailed instructions for installing solar and wind power.


Plans included:
 
     1-     How to build a 14x14 cabin for under $2000
             2-     How to install solar and wind power
             3-     How to build a solar composting toilet
             4-     How to drill a water well and harvest rain water
             5-     How to find cheap homesteading land
             6-     How to build an outdoor wood furnace + install a wood stove
             7-     How to install propane appliances
             8-     How to build cabin additions for more room
             9-     How to make a living from your homestead
           10-     How to build a wood heated pallet hot tub
           11-     How to raise a garden and build simple animal pens
           12-
    How to keep your cabin secure and safe
    

Plus you get many valuable links to other sources of information, supplies and many videos.
 
Cabin material list and cost estimate: Material List Page
Read about LaMar's journey out of homelessness here: HOMELESS NO MORE!
 
The Ebook is completely printable and can be burned to a DVD or viewed right on your computer. You can print the entire book or just the plans you want to use. The printed version of this same Ebook sells for $24.95 from the publisher but you get the Ebook for only $7. Sorry no refunds on Ebooks after they have been downloaded. The Ebook and Videos are Copyrighted and may not be shared or sold!

The Ebook is a direct download and can be burned to a DVD or read right on your computer. If you have any problems with the download please contact me at lamar5292 at Yahoo.com.

What are you waiting for- Get it today!

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My older books and ebooks are still available!ailable:

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 Individual printable plans from the 'Off the Grid' book click here: Plans

If you prefer to order by cash contact me at lamar5292 @ yahoo.com

 

 

 


 

CLICK HERE TO SEE INSIDE AND OUTSIDE IMAGES

 CLICK HERE FOR VIDEOS OF SOLAR CABIN

 

 

 

 

              

Here's the back of the cabin before finished    Here's my propane fridge, stove and my sink

        

Living area with futon couch for guests                                         Dining area for 4 people

Lots more pictures in PHOTOS area!

 

 

 
 
 

 

HERE ARE A FEW BOOK REVIEWS FROM CUSTOMERS:

BOOK REVIEW:
As a professional renewable energy writer, I do review renewable
energy books for various publications, both in print and online.

I bought Lamar's Ebook "Simple Solar Homesteading" the other day. It's
a bargain for 5 bucks, it's completely original, he wrote and
photographed everything in it. The CAD construction diagrams for all
the projects are clear, the book is well organized, and it's easy to
read. You can build all of these projects yourself with just the
information provided in the book.

This book is a really original GEM in a sea of re-hashed online
renewable energy ebooks, and I highly recommend it to everyone here.

Dan Fink

Author and "Ask an Expert" columnist for Home Power Magazine
Author for Back Home Magazine
Co-author of the book "Homebrew Wind Power," 2008

"RonPaulGal:
LaMar, I received your Simple Solar Homesteading book today, and it is FANTASTIC!!! Very well done, and very easy to follow! I am really looking forward to building my own cabin in the future!
Dayna"

 

 Thanks Lamar!  This is exactly what I hoped it would be.  Perfect for our lake lot, and lots of projects available for future improvements.  This ought to keep us busy for years into our retirement. 

God Bless,
Kathy and Mike Wilson

 "I just received LaMar's book about simple solar homesteading. The whole book contains finite directions for building a cabin for under $2,000, a solar system for under $1000, a solar water heater for under $50 ,a solar composting toilet, and even a garden cart, plus lots of other info about where to go to get more stuff. It's the best $5 I've ever spent. Just the how-to photos are worth so much. I printed the book off, bound it, and stayed up most of the night devouring it--now I can't wrench it out of my son's hands. I've always said if you know how to build shelter and grow food, it takes most of the fear out of life. If you haven't ordered this book, do it NOW! Thanks, LaMar, for putting this together". Rebecca at Coyote Moon Homestead in W KY

Simple Solar Homesteading II

"Lamar has empowered the reader, the seeker, the fed-up, those on very limited income, enabled them to take control of their life. Freeing them from the servitude of a system; that enslaves under 15-20 even 30 years of indenture, the mortgage company. A system that cares not for the Spiritual welfare of its captives, but only the profit it can extract from it’s sufferers. I found this book, to contain a wealth of information. All of it in a format that is usable, by anyone with the most marginal construction skills. Providing plans for more than just a cabin, he touches upon many more of the needed systems, which go along with homesteading. It will become a valuable tool for many, profound in its straight forward simplicity." Rock Trant 

 To see more professional reviews click here

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