Workbench Corp. is inspiring a growing number of shipping container cabin enthusiasts and shipping container project followers in general across Canada and around the world. Workbench offers the following products and services to help others develop their own shipping container cabins, cottages, homes or buildings.
- Building with Shipping Containers – DIY Shipping Container Cabin Kit. This kit outlines design and construction tips and techniques for building with shipping containers. The DIY Shipping Container Cabin Kit provides clients with the “must-have” understanding of design and construction considerations unique to working with steel shipping containers. This is the foundation of research and development upon which to create your own creative residence from recycled steel shipping containers. The complete information package will save clients hundreds of hours in completing their own research and development. The table of contents is described below. The kit is available for $500 + HST. BUY NOW
- Octopod Construction Plans. This product includes the full set of construction plans for the Octopod. This product is intended for DIY shipping container cabin kit clients that would like to build their own Octopod. The first Octopod project is under construction in Canada and serves as a demonstration facility for proof of concept and viewing by clients and customers. Site specific design review (such as foundations) and custom design changes are available upon request under Consulting Services. Octopod Construction Plans are available for $1000 + HST. BUY NOW
- Octopod Materials Kit. The Octopod Materials Kit contains all the major construction materials required to build the Octopod. Workbench sources all the containers and construction materials, packs the containers with the construction materials, and ships the containers to your construction site, anywhere in the world. Once the Kit arrives at your site, you are responsible for your own assembly and finishing of the Octopod. The Kit does not include concrete foundations or spray foam insulation which must be sourced and installed locally. Pricing of the Octopod Materials Kit is available upon request.
- Consulting Services. Workbench provides consulting services on design, engineering, permitting, procurement, and construction of shipping container projects. Whether it be expert advice, site specific Octopod design modifications, or full design and engineering of your own custom sea container home, Workbench is pleased to provide a proposal based on your specific needs. Contact us for more information.