Transforming A-Frame Cabin

At first glance, or from afar, this just looks like a giant piece of wood, possibly from a redwood, but get closer and you’ll see it’s actually a transforming a-frame vacation house. It was designed by Derek “Deek” Diedricksen of Relax Shacks, and he claims you’ll only need about $1,200 worth of materials to create. The 11-pages of plans can be downloaded for a small fee. Continue reading for a video and more information.

“You get about 80 square feet of floor space, or 110 with the option of propping open the combo roof-porch (and dropping the mosquito netting). There’s room for two beds, plenty of shelf space, some built-in drawers, a sink, a skylight, and room for a mini-fridge. The walls-roof are made of Tuftex, a translucent polycarbonate material that’s lightweight and lets in just the right amount of light,” according to HiConsumption.


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