Shipping Container As An Underground Shelter


How to build an underground shelter using a 20 ft. shipping container. Building a bunker seems like a pretty tough task. But with this next tutorial will make it very easy for you, so you will be able to build your own bunker. Such a bunker can prove to be very useful if you live in an area where you are constantly threatened by a natural disaster, such as tornadoes. The most important part of this project is to have a large space that you own, so you can start digging a hugehole in the ground. This will be the place where you build your bunker, by placing a shipping container inside. The hole in the pictures is 12 feet deep. Make sure to also include some steps, so you can reach the container without an effort. Check out the video from the link and learn more about building your own bunker.





4 Responses to “Shipping Container As An Underground Shelter”

  1. Rich Woman says:

    Cool.. but the manpower it will take and expenses to do that can build a small house of the same size.. just take a look at that concrete !!!

  2. Tuyet Penderel says:

    Thanks a lot for the post. I am concered about fast food for the kids. What can be done about it?

  3. Mr Mike says:

    CONEX boxes are not meant to hold the loads you are placing on them.

  4. Todd says:

    If you pile dirt on top and around a shipping container it will eventually collapse. The metal is very thin and will rot out quickly. You need concrete slab around it if you want it to last.

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