==Maybe not. Depends on what kind of house he wants to build. Could be a house
or a house of snow. I've built a buncha those without a contractor. Even
built a treehouse once.
No contractor there either. Then there are those shipping crate houses--All
you need to do there
is flip em over. Knowing how to cut out a door would be good, though.
Disable gravity locally*, and start with the roof. This helps protect
against surprises from the sky, from uncooperative birds.
* - not even close to impossible for a government that can actually
change TIME in certain areas, as most people seem to believe (Daylight
As a guy who was his own general contractor and put in sweat equity
the roof is to be put up as soon as practical, after putting in the
exterior wall sheething. That protects all the stuff under the roof
as you get to work on the other parts of the house (plumbing, heating,
electricals, insulation, drywall, etc. ) Did that 25 years ago when
there was a government program that assisted low income people to own
a house. We went though classes at a local technical college first
that told us the building regulations, trades and design
considerations that go into building a house. It was a very
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