Tag Archives: Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen

$2000 Half A-Frame Cabin

“The Dart” is a two-level A-frame, or “Half A-Frame” cabin that can be simply, and quickly, built for around $2000. I designed this cabin, and Sean Carey laid out the plans from my initial sketches and specs.” – Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen See more of A $2000 Two-Story A-Frame Cabin…

A Cordwood & Timber-Framed Yurt

I’m a sucker for cordwood structures, and this one struck me as rather cool- from a guy, apparently, who is very well versed in the world/field of natural building- cob, adobe, etc. I also really dig the “leaning walls” in this tiny little house/out building (a seasonal one as evidenced by all the screening). Oh […]

The Beech Tree Cottages in Madison, Connecticut

Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen shares some photos and information of a tiny place to stay in Madison, Connecticut called the The Beech Tree Cottages. “Cozy, fun, relaxing. and charming, this place seems to have it all. I salute the Talmadge family for keeping this 1930s-built seaside resort alive. I have not stayed there yet, but its […]

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 […]

Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen NPR Interview

I didn’t see a link to the audio, but the interview was posted in text. Here’s a clip: “The tiny house movement is getting pretty big. Tiny houses are 300 square feet or less and are used as vacation homes, guest cabins, offices and even as primary residences. The appeal is that they’re cheaper to […]

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