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 […]

The Great Escape – Construction Progress

James and Kristen are making quick and steady progress on their new tiny house. It’s a custom design of their own creation with an asymmetrical gable roof that should provide extra head room in the loft. The Great Escape

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

Tiny House Recording Studio

Erick in Ohio is building a 20-foot tiny house that will serve as his home and recording studio. It’s a custom design and he’s doing a lot of the work himself, including lifting the framed walls up into place. Tiny House Recording Studio

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

Update on Justin’s Tiny House

Justin Peer is making swift progress on his tiny house which he is building on the outskirts of London, England. If you’re curious to watch a tiny house being built on a budget be sure to check in on Justin’s website regularly. Justin’s Tiny House

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 […]

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