Shelter Inspires Tattooer Matt

We just got an online order for Shelter, HomeWork, and Builders of the Pacific Coast* from Tattooer Matt (aka brassknucklebreakdancer) in Oregon, who wrote:

“Shelter from the 70s was a gift this past winter and after reading it, i have since moved my 2 kids out to a yurt i built on 20 acres 40 minutes outside of portland, maine…..its the best book i have ever read.”

Boy, does it make me feel good to hear that the builders in our books motivate people.

*Shameless Commerce Dept. You can get 40% off if you get all 3 books together:

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

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