Q&A: How a Self-Taught Woodworker Built a DIY Cabin in 55 Days

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Q&A: How a Self-Taught Woodworker Built a DIY Cabin in 55 Days

Filmmaker Graeme Jenvey discusses his $13k backyard cabin build, shares advice for fellow builders, and reflects on lessons learned

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