Shelter, Shacks and Shanties

Steve from Murchison, New Zealand send me a link to a book written and illustrated in 1914 by Daniel C Beard. Beard was also one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America. The book is called Shelter, Shacks and Shanties and focuses on simple shelters that can be built with simple tools. You […]

Kids build Hutopolis

This is a fun story about a group of kids building a village of tiny buildings from sawmill scraps. Read more about it on Make and in the Morning Sentinel.

Steven’s Summer Project and Open House

I’ve been following Steven’s summer project closely and he’s been posting more and more detail photos of his unique tiny house. Pictured here is a skylight. He’s also just installed a custom built shower pan and composting toilet. If you’re anywhere near Audubon, Iowa and don’t have plans for the weekend be sure to stop […]

Blast from the Recent Past

It’s always nice to have a blast from the past for gaining perspective. A reader of Tiny House Blog passed this onto Kent the other day reminding us that tiny houses are not really a new idea at all. Well I guess reading Walden again will tell you that too… in any event these house […]

10 Cool Treehouses

I stumbled on a new blog this week called TheCoolist and found an article on 10 cool treehouses. 10 of the Coolist Treehouses

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