How to make a diy shelter with cardboard & tarp? (1 Viewer)

May 17, 2013
North Western Ontario
I'm thinking of cheap or zero cost housing alternatives and one of the things that came to mind was: building & sleeping in a diy shelter made out of cardboard, and using a tarp to cover the shelter from rain 🌧️ soaking me.
How do you make a diy shelter out of cardboard & set up a rain tarp above? Where do you find the free resources for this? I already know where to find some of the clean cardboard & a free tarp, just curious to see what you other awesome creative people do for this? Thanx kindly!
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May 25, 2021
Ellensburg, WA
Depending on the terrain you could make a plow point shelter, and then build the cardboard housing under it. I would highly recommend waxing your cardboard if rain or snow is an issue and the back of the tarp should be facing the wind if there is any. I'm sorry I don't have better advice on this subject, but I hope this helps you. Good luck out there.
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