I have my lapidary studio in military communications box.Commonly
know as a heli-hut.
They were designed to be dropped in by helicopter to provide a
communication base in the field.
Some good features: insulated, double pane windows down both long
sides, fully wired. I bring a heavy cord from the house.
There is an outside plug for this. Jillions of lights. Both AC and
DC. There is a built in fan, and the windows open (and have
There is technically not a building because it is all self
contained. Kind of like a fish house.
It just sits on the ground. The OD exterior blends into the trees
I added a fish house heater. It does not have water. I just bring
out several gallon milk jugs of water.
I have considered a large drink container with an aquarium heater,
but have not done this yet.
I bought it for ~$500 at an auction. I have never seen them offered
I live in a rural area. It may be different in town. However, I
think that it compares to some of the storage sheds that are allowed,
and that are built with no foundations, etc.