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On ten acres in Northern Arizona, we're building The Quompound: our own group of experimental Quonset hut houses. In the spirit of sharing our newfound Quonset construction knowledge, our monthly newsletter brings all our challenges, anecdotes, wins, and lessons learned straight to your inbox. Once completed, we're sharing our Quonset houses with the world as Grand Canyon vacation rentals. Want to test drive a Quonset House? Come give one of ours a spin!

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New YouTube Video: T-Shaped Quonset Huts?!?!

Quonset Hut Build: Can you build a T-shaped Hut?This question comes up from time to time in our Facebook Group so I decided it would make a good topic for a YouTube video. The short version: I wouldn't rule it out as completely impossible, but let's just say the idea...

New YouTube Video: Guest House Arches Timelapse

Quonset Hut Guest House: Time Lapse! I love putting together these time lapse videos. The Quonset hut arches look so cool when they just go together fast! We realized later that we didn't really have any photos of the scissor lift except for what we got on video....

Quonset Hut House Build: Quonsetpalooza 3.0

Quonset Hut House Design Evolution Way back when we started dreaming up what would become the Quompound, it all started with an idea about a Quonset Hut House. As the designs and plans grew and evolved, the Workshop and Headquarters Quonset huts were spun off from the...

Panorama of the Quonset Guest House Arches

We have arches!I'll post a full write up on the amazing long weekend we spent with friends helping us build the Quonset hut arches for the guest house - it was a blast and we have really perfected our Quonset-hut-building technique. (Given that this is our third...