Category Archives: Workshop

So… You Want to Build a Tiny House?

So… if you want to learn how to build a tiny house, you should really take a hands-on workshop. Books and videos are great, but when you get your hands dirty and actually build stuff… you’ll learn tons. Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen does some of the best workshops out there. Deek has a couple workshops scheduled […]

Build Your Own Tiny House at an Incredible Tiny Homes Workshop

The 8′ x 16′ tiny house on wheels in the video below was recently completed during a hands-on workshop by the owner-builder. If this home were custom built it would have had a base price of $25,000 – but as a workshop build had a base price of $18,440. That’s right, you can build your […]

Report From The Lake Naconiche Timber Frame Pavilion Workshop

Yesterday, the Timber Framers Guild Lake Naconiche Workshop officially began, and we starting chipping away at the layout work for the 32×48 timber frame pavilion. It’s hard to believe in a little over a week, the building we’re looking at on paper should be up in the air… continues…” – Ziggy  

Tiny Home Builders – How to Video Series

Dan is making excellent progress on his latest tiny house and how-to video series – a virtual tiny house building workshop. Last step on the exterior of this house was to finish the roof. “I personally like the look of the metal roof, but I know it’s not for everyone. The problem is that there […]

Backyard Cottage Workshop Next Week

A workshop is coming up in Seattle. “Would you like to learn more about backyard cottages, meet others thinking about building a backyard cottage and talk to experts in the design and construction of backyard cottages? Microhouse and Ncompass cottage company will be hosting the first of our fall backyard cottage workshops next Wednesday September 19th […]

More Guests Lined Up for the Tiny House Building Workshop in MA (Nov 2-4)

Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen is packing the house with special guests. “We already had quite the roster of guest speakers and demonstrators for our upcoming hands-on, Tiny House Building Workshop, but we’ve added even MORE, well, because we’re crazy like that…” Find out who at Relaxshacks.com: EVEN MORE GUESTS lined up for the Tiny House Building Workshop […]

Make Magazine’s Tiny House Camp Audio Slideshow

Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen’s Tiny House Camp workshop featured by Make Magazine in this audio slideshow. “Many thanks to radio reporter extraordinaire Jon Kalish, for piecing together this very cool audio slideshow for Make Magazine! Some GREAT photos are within, and viewing them, I miss the Tiny House Summer Camp crew already- it was such a […]

The Rockhill – A Tiny Cabin in Vermont

Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen reports back with an update on the cabin built at the tiny house building summer camp. “I was back up at my camp in Vermont last weekend (the site of July’s “Tiny House-Building Summer Camp”) and worked on readying some of the structures we worked on, for the coming winter (just in […]

The First Tumbleweed Tiny House at the November 2-4 Relaxshacks.com Workshop

A new highlight has been added to Deek’s next workshop. “In addition to all the speakers, the collective building project, the camping, the tiny cabin touring, AND MORE- on Sunday, as the workshop’s third day wraps up, we’ll all head out to visit THE FIRST-BUILT TUMBLEWEED TINY HOUSE in Boston….which you’ll love. This is the […]

Tiny House Fair June 2013 – Mark Your Calendars!

It’s about 10 months away so mark your calendars now! Yestermorrow will be hosting a tiny house fair! “Yestermorrow is thrilled to host the first ever Tiny House Fair next spring, June 14-16, 2013. Come to the Tiny House Fair to learn about and celebrate tiny houses!  Join leaders of the tiny house movement, including Jay Shafer of […]

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