Interview with Zyl Vardos

Ethan Waldman recently interviewed Abel Zyl, the man who creates the unique handmade tiny homes from Zyl Vardos.

Abel Zyl handcrafts each fairytale-like whimsical tiny home. The quality of the woodwork in these homes is amazing and everything including the windows, doors, roof rafters are custom made.

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Ethan Interviews Michael Garofalo – Off Grid Power Expert

Ethan Waldman interviews Michael Garofalo (@mgarofalo23), a former Tesla lead solar installer and 4 year van-lifer. Michael’s an expert in off-grid solar, and in this podcast Michael explains how to size your solar system yourself. Listen to the Tiny House Lifestyle Podcast.

In Ethan’s podcast you’ll learn:

  • How to choose off grid batteries.
  • How to avoid mistakes selecting solar system batteries.
  • How to accommodate AC and DC appliances.
  • How to plan your tiny house electrical system and avoid mistakes.
  • The difference between MPPT and PWM charge controllers.
  • How to do the solar system calculations in your head.
  • Why you should plan your system based on how many winter sun hours.

Photo via Michael Garofalo’s Instagram.

Podcast: Ethan Waldman interviews Michael Janzen

I recently had the opportunity to join Ethan Waldman from The Tiny House on his new podcast. We covered a lot in our 46 minute talk. The questions he asked me were:

  • How long have you been designing tiny houses?
  • How many tiny houses have you designed to date?
  • How many houses have been built based on your plans?
  • What’s your favorite tiny house you’ve designed?
  • What inspired your anchor bay tiny house design?
  • How do you estimate the gross weight and cost of your designs if they haven’t been built?
  • How should a beginner get started designing a tiny house in SketchUp?
  • Discussion on how tiny houses are attached to their trailers
  • Is the tiny house movement a fad or is it sticking around?

To hear the full conversation you can listen to the podcast here: www.thetinyhouse.net/michael/

Enchanting Forest Cabin – Interview with Builder

Bryce Langston visits Jacob Witzling, a fellow who built this enchanting cabin in the Olympic rainforest. It’s made from mostly reclaimed materials and to avoid building permits the cabin was kept under 200 square feet (per a local building requirement).

Read more on the Living Big in a Tiny House website and follow Bryce on YouTube for more of his amazing videos.

An Interview with Gabriella and Andrew Morrison of Tiny House Build

We were touched by their story from the very beginning, and we are very grateful that the Morrison’s were willing to let us share their journey with all of you. We hope our interview with them will inspire you as much as it did us and allow you to reflect a little more on what’s truly important in your life …continues” – Quarter for your crisis

Read the full interview Why You Should Live Tiny

Interview with Laura LaVoie – Author of 120 Ideas for Tiny Living

Even though Laura stays extremely busy with her various projects including being co-host of the r(E)vo Convo podcast, she somehow found time to write 120 Ideas for Tiny Living, the story of how one couple downsized their lives to fit into a tiny house measuring only 120 square feet. In this book, Laura describes just 120 of the ideas they had to turn their tiny house into a home. Everything from construction to decorating to spending time in the tiny house is explored. If you’ve ever thought about building or living in a smaller home, then this is a great resource for you.” – Andrew

Continue to the to the interview with Laura LaVoie with Tiny r(E)volution.