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YES. We've gone and done it!
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We have HUNDREDS of testimonials praising "Introduction to Container Homes and Buildings", from both family and professional alike!
While this book has been incredibly well received in both the building and architectural educational realms, we aren't just teaching colleagues and Architectural Schools how to build using ISBUs. Seriously, this book has helped MANY families pave the road to housing independence!
We all know that Cable TV has made ISBU construction "fashionable". Because of this... there are lots of "theorists" in ISBU construction right now.
But FEW people actually have any EXPERIENCE building or even using ISBUs. And, you can't find ISBU knowledge coming from real ISBU experts who have been primary players in the industry for years without signing your life away!
That's EXACTLY why we wrote this book! For less than the price of a lunch at a fast food chain... you can fill in the gaps and start building! It's the best $11.95 that you can spend!
Note: This is an E-BOOK distributed in PDF format.
After your payment, you'll get a confirmation email and you'll get a URL code sent to you that will allow you to download the book onto your computer.. This will come directly to you using the email address that you have provided! It's completely painless! :)
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Empowering YOU enriches ALL of US...
When I'm not strapped to an old hunk of Alder, Ash or Mahogany playing "the Blues" or "Classic" Rock...
(Because I'm a freakin classic, darn it!) LOL!
Or flapping from the handlebars in some exotic land filled with hardship usually inthe midst of some terrible crisis or natural disaster...
And... after over thirty years in the field...
Whew! I didn't realize that my life was so complicated! LOL!
When I'm not consulting into Sustainable Architecture projects, I write blogs and books about affordable, sustainable housing built from repurposed ISBUs (shipping containers). It's about adopting and adapting sustainable practices that insure "Family Survival".
Self awareness brings self reliance & self responsibility. THAT act makes you capable of withstanding events that would cause others to falter.
Life is about taking steps forward in spite of the fact that you still fall down every once in a while. The art is in getting back up each time to meet the new challenges ahead...
WE seek to empower you so that you are empowered to help others.
A family is just one thread in the tapestry of community.
That "CLOTH created" is either strong or weak, depending on the strength of THOSE family threads.
And... EVERY Family deserves a SAFE Home.
At the end of the day, before I put my horses, cattle and kids to bed...
(I'm a horseman and NOT a cowboy. I don't "punch cattle" unless they punch me first!)
I check my list and make sure that all my chores are done. Then, once I am satisfied that I should sleep... I kiss my kid goodnight and do a "mirror check" to make sure I can live with myself in the morning before heading off to that big king sized bed in the trees...
By the way, I really AM Batman!
And I'm not that sissy Michael Keaton poser, I'm that "Dark Knight" kinda "shadowy smackdown" waiting to happen if you don't keep your feet on the right side of the street. I'm not afraid to get my knuckles bloody, despite the gnashing of teeth that comes from my record label management people. I really didn't have any choice, folks.
I ain't skeered. Much. Um... Ah... GULP!
It’s time for INDEPENDENCE!
Reserve a copy of “The Nuts and Bolts of ISBU Buildings”!!
For a very limited time (at a HUGE discount - over 25%), you can reserve a copy of what many will call "THE ISBU Building Handbook".
My soon to be released NEW book is CHOCK FULL of drawings and details. It will show you HOW to turn a Corten Steel ISBU into a strong STEEL home for your family.
And ALL the money from the book PRESALE will be used to help families in need, in some very difficult times!
Here are the DISCOUNTED Donation amounts:
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CAD Drawing/Illustration Package - $39.95
Book PLUS the CAD- Drawing Package - $49.95
And don't forget! Blog Members (you know who you are!) should include their discount code AND DEDUCT the amount from their total!!
DANGER!! DANGER, Will Robinson!
For the record, let me make this perfectly clear...
Blogs are about opinions. And some of us, myself included, have strong ones.
Some of us, myself included, can't be counted on to be "politically correct" all the time. So be advised that I call 'em like I see 'em, and sometimes I use strong language to make a point...
If you don't like that, I suggest you change the channel. If you DO like that, I appreciate your patronage.
This has been a public service announcement from the "We care... we really, really care..." foundation.
Donations are gratefully accepted.
Where do they come from?
Extra, Extra! Read all about it! Posts HOT off the Press!
- 2 is better than 1! ;)
- A little “Piney Steel Cabin” goodness!
- Some Thanksgiving LOVE
- Are you Paul Bunyan or Norm Abrams?
- The Horrors of Halloween!
- Something old plus something older = Something NEW!
- The Times – They are a definitely a’changin…
- We seek “ISBU Independence”
- Fly me to Corten Country!
- Memorial Day – 3pm – Set your clocks
- Your “Normal” might be NUTS!
- I’d like a “short stack” and Ice Water please!
- Texan Rocks the Corten!
- EV – come home!
- Corten Cats. Who knew?
- I'm in the hole... and it's wet in here...
- 3-2-1... GO! Instant Shipping Container House!
- Fun With PVC!
- Ceramic Insulation
- Texan Rocks the Corten!
- Drumroll please! Welcome the $8,000 Shipping Container Home!!!
- We're back... almost.
- Like it or not - Shipping Container Homes are coming to a lot near you!
- Dig Your Own ISBU Grave!
- The Many Faces of a Shipping Container - "Recording Studio in a Box"
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