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Metal Sheathing

The windows and roofing will be arriving this week. It’s a little later than we were expecting but in the meantime our metal sheathing is being installed. We decided not to do traditional sheathing but we needed to have the metal sheathing installed over the house-wrap in key areas of the house to prevent racking […]

3 Tips You Should Know Before Building From a Tiny House Builder

As you know I have been happily living in my tiny house for nearly a year and a half. Matt and I started this project a very long time ago and I thought maybe I would go back to the beginning to share some of my own tiny house building advice. If I were to […]

Building a Tiny House – Completed Exterior & Insulating

“Now it’s time to reveal the (almost) finished exterior! Isn’t it adorable? As I stand back and look at it all I can think about is that it looks like a doll house sitting on that little hill in the woods.” –  Tiny Lake House.

Andrew Explains Passive Solar Tiny House Basics

I was recently challenged by one of the students in theSmall Home. Big Life. e-Cours(E) to talk more about passive solar opportunities in the small house/tiny house community. My initial response was that it was not in the course outline (for good reason, mind you) and that that was a huge challenge considering all of the […]

Building a Tiny House on a Trailer (Video)

If you’ve ever imagined building a tiny house on wheels for yourself you might be in for quite a journey. It’s not as easy as it looks! Building a house, even a tiny one, takes time, dedication and commitment.

Roof, Siding, and Windows at Tiny House Over the Hill

The folks over at Tiny House Over the Hill are making great progress on their tiny home and feeling some of the pain of working with some of the steps in the construction progress. “Installing a standing seam metal roof is not for the faint of heart. This, by far, has been the most challenging […]

An Update on Randall’s Tiny House

See construction progress of Randall’s tiny house, designed by Humble Homes. “Randall Bozelle has been hard at it as usual, and he’s also (very kindly) sent us some pictures of his work so we can share it with you! His tiny house is really starting to take shape with the windows installed and walls sheathed.” […]

Wall Construction Begins at The Rich Life

Catch a tiny house construction story early in the process. “I don’t quite know how I’m going to erect the walls once I’m ready to put them up, but I’ve started building them nonetheless.  Jess and I made some final decisions about the size of the bathroom, so I adjusted the SketchUp file accordingly.  I […]

Breaking Down the Costs at Tiny House Ontario

Laura breaks downs recent costs of Tiny House Ontario. “So far in 2012 I have (with help) built the in-house with composting toilet, added some (not great) LED battery lighting, put steel on the exterior, added gravel dust for the patio (to allow this to settle for next year’s project), updated (not completed) the kitchen […]

How to Build a Tiny House Video Series & Construction Guide

Dan Louche at Tiny Home Builders has been busy building another tiny house and recording the process in an instructional video series. The videos are now available through his website and show how to build a tiny house step-by-step. Read more about How to Build a Tiny House Video Series & Construction Guide | Tiny House […]

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