Outhouse plans?

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  1. cc-rider

    cc-rider Baroness of TisaWee Farm Supporter

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    I need (REALLY NEED) to get an outhouse set up at the cabin! We girls just aren't ..... uh... equipped.... as well as men to use the woods! :)

    Do you know of any place that has SIMPLE outhouse plans? I only need a very small one-holer. And I will need to be able to either build it here and haul it in the back of a van (??) or put it together there sans power tools.

    Thanks!
    Chris

    (To save confusion - this is for my friend's cabin. *MY* place will have a bathroom and electricity!!! Heheheh)
     
  2. marvella

    marvella Well-Known Member

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    i don't know about without power tools, but i am sending out copies of a campground composting outhouse. it's a two seater, but can easily be adapted to any size. if you'd like a copy, pm me your address!!
     

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  4. comfortablynumb

    comfortablynumb Well-Known Member

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    if there are no restrictions in your zone, install an indoor toilet, and a small septic tank & leach pipe setup.. all that is, is basicly a hole, (which your going to dig anyhow) with a plastic tank and an overflow pipe. bactrial action is pretty amazing.

    you can line your hole with brick, if you have free brick.

    if water supply is a problem, then you would be wise to just poop in a hole.
    setting up some type of digester would be better...
     
  5. Pony

    Pony Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Of course, there is always the ever-popular and oh-so-versatile Sawdust Toilet!

    Inexpensive, easy to set up, great for compost.

    What could be easier?

    Pony!
     
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  6. LOCKHA885

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    Why not use a Portapot, like the ones sold in Walmart, Kmart, etc?
    They really work well, and you can put the away when you don't need them anymore, like in the winter or when you are going away for awhile.
    You can put them in just about any Corner of a room, put a shower curtain around it and there you have a Toilet, and it doesn't have to be outside to freeze those buns off while going to do the deed.
     
  7. comfortablynumb

    comfortablynumb Well-Known Member

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    you could have a wizz pipe...

    thats a pipe, that goes outside and into a trench with a long leach pipe and burried. its good for a urinal setup.

    not for #2...

    have you considered a spud-gun? you could sit around the cabin and shoot the :nana:
     
  8. Lisa in WA

    Lisa in WA Formerly LisainN.Idaho Supporter

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    I was trying to find plans for our outhouse online and found a sight that is a gallery for outhouses. I sent this in a few years ago. It's our outhouse built in our driveway in AZ before we moved it on a flatbed to ID.
    Here are the plans:http://www.haddusa.com/products/throne.htm
    you really don't need them, but I ordered them for my husband anyway.
     
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  9. seedspreader

    seedspreader AFKA ZealYouthGuy

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    I was trying to find plans for our outhouse online and found a sight that is a gallery for outhouses. I sent this in a few years ago. It's our outhouse built in our driveway in AZ before we moved it on a flatbed to ID.[/QUOTE]
    (P.S. this is Lisa's favorite picture, please be kind)
     
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  10. Lisa in WA

    Lisa in WA Formerly LisainN.Idaho Supporter

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    Oh, har, har, har. You only wish you had an outhouse on the internet, funnyboy. WE have arrived! :p
     
  11. seedspreader

    seedspreader AFKA ZealYouthGuy

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    Did you "arrive" before or after the outhouse "arrived" at your house?
     
  12. Lisa in WA

    Lisa in WA Formerly LisainN.Idaho Supporter

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    Go play with your new mixer.
     
  13. seedspreader

    seedspreader AFKA ZealYouthGuy

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    hmmm, not sure how I should take that, since I don't have a new mixer yet.
    (The 600 is looking like the real deal to me though)
     
  14. Lisa in WA

    Lisa in WA Formerly LisainN.Idaho Supporter

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    Details, details....
    The 600 is great. I made fettucine with it tonight. Pretty cool. I'm wondering if they have an attachment to vaccum or clean stalls. :p
     
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    cc-rider Baroness of TisaWee Farm Supporter

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    Didn't show up on mine..... Sigh.
     
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    This is being forwarded, my parents love outhouse stuff! Thanks for the link! :)

    Katrina
     
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  18. Lisa in WA

    Lisa in WA Formerly LisainN.Idaho Supporter

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    Neener-neener-neener Bob! SOME people are interested in my picture! ;)
     
  19. Cyngbaeld

    Cyngbaeld In Remembrance Supporter

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    Very nice pix!

    Sure is prettier than any outhouse "I've" ever used!
     
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  20. Lisa in WA

    Lisa in WA Formerly LisainN.Idaho Supporter

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    Well. it doesn't look nor smell quite so pretty now!