This is nuts, and at first a little jarring to watch because it moves so quickly, but ultimately worth it. YouTube channel My Self Reliance lives up to its name as the gent behind it puts up an entire log cabin, then finishes it both inside and out, his damn self. And using hand tools. “Because the cabin is off-grid, I have used hand tools for most of the build and without power, I have no options on site regardless,” he explains.
Check it out, and watch for his clever method of shou sugi ban‘ing the wood for the roof:
If you prefer a longer, more meditative video of building a home by hand, try this one.