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Shipping Container Hunting Cabins

17.10.2016 - Posted by Updated On 17.10.2016    

Hunting out of a can, under the right circumstances, can be a good thing. Preppers and tiny house dwellers have helped to increase the popularity of shipping containers as housing structures all across North America, and there are increasingly more and more companies that convert new or used shipping containers into hunting cabins,

The General Idea

The concept is pretty simple. Start with the most basic modular building unit, a block that’s wind and water tight (or in our case a shipping container), and use your imagination. Doors and windows can be added, and it can be as basic or luxurious as your budget and needs allow.
Some other common options that can be included are::

  • Kitchen services
  • Bathroom fixtures
  • Laminate or hardwood flooring
  • Fireplace
  • Porch
  • Game Cleaning Station
shipping container hunting cabin

The list can really be limitless, but I think you get the idea. The cabin can really be designed to meet your specific needs.

DIY or Find a Builder

shipping container hunting cabin Depending on how handy you are (or how much time you have available), you can either tackle the project yourself or hire a builder. It’s best to find a builder local to the area where you’ll place the container cabin, otherwise the trucking costs could outweigh and savings. Most builders can be with a quick web search, or contact a local container dealer to find out if they have any contacts that can help you. is an online marketplace for new and used shipping containers of all sizes. The companies selling on the site are experienced professionals and can help you find the right shipping container for a modular housing project, portable storage, or shipping domestically or over-seas.

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