Category Archives: Construction Story

Camper Kart

Kevin, the inventor of this extreme shopping cart based tiny house concept, is looking for funding to kick start the building of the real thing. He’s trying to raise $2,000 by November 1, 2009. So far he’s got quite a few backers for his project and I suspect in a short amount of time we’ll […]

Bill’s Solar Tiny House

A fellow named Bill is building a tiny solar house from one of the free house plans on Tiny House Design. He’s been making quick progress and intends to travel up to Alaska with the house and stay a little while when it’s complete. Bill’s Solar Tiny House

The Great Escape

It’s always exciting and inspiring to find someone else taking the leap into simple living. James and Kristen have begun to build custom designed tiny house on a trailer. Their blog contains many details on their research and the challenges they’ve been facing along the way. The Great Escape

Tiny Free House Update

I spent another two days up at the family farm working on my Tiny Free House. As you can see I screwed the pallet roof boards to the trusses and it’s looking a lot more like a house. My next steps will be to put shingles on the roof, if I can find something suitable, […]

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 […]