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Wreck It Richard: This Amazing $100 Transformation Of A Ruined Shack Defies Belief

Because of shows like HGTV‘s Fixer Upper, a lot of folks nowadays have been inspired to become their own home designers just like Chip and Joanna Gaines. Richard Aiken – a jack of all trades of sorts – is among said people; and boy, did he do an extreme makeover for just “pennies”.

The 64-year-old may be a man of many talents, but his fantastic building skills are of particular reknown among the DYI community. Let’s find out how he transformed an old, decaying log cabin worth $100 into a charming country cottage that anyone would be proud to own.

Richard Has A Medical Degree, Two PhDs, And Sings Opera

Richard is a good husband and father who has a medical degree and two Ph.D.s under his belt. He can also belt out a good tune as a professional opera singer. Also, for a long time, he dreamed of buying a rustic retreat to get away from it all.

Wouldn’t it be great to climb out of bed, walk out the front door, and be greeted with a vista of lush trees everywhere we look? To most of us, that sounds like paradise indeed, though such a home probably wouldn’t be our first choice. Not for Richard though…

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