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NYC, Multi-Unit Edition

Not built by us, and quite beautiful: http://youtu.be/sWlQPNcfHro I particularly like the bit of corrugate left on the wall as a barrier on the cement...


Porch Framework

Compared to most other steps, adding a bolt-on porch wasn't half hard: http://youtu.be/JQbEFXEa5XQ


Mounting Walls + Ceilings

Self-tapping wood-to-metal screws, a lot of worn-out philips head drill bits, and more hours than shown below went into mounting plywood panels onto the angle-iron framework. http://youtu.be/UAbgVMI7IyY


Windows + Skyleak

Here's how we mount a window and skylight into a boxouse. The shipping container's ridges make a leak-free skylight particularly challenging... http://youtu.be/5ICGiyahbdQ