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Four Lights Tiny House Workshops in California

The summer is almost over, but Jay Shafer at Four Lights Tiny House Company still has space in his remaining tiny house workshops. All of these will be held in California. To learn more visit the Four Lights Tiny House Workshops page.

Tiny House Villages Seek Tiny Plots of Land Near San Francisco

Jay Shafer has been designing and building tiny houses since the late 90s. Through his company, Four Lights Houses, he sells tiny-house plans, from a 98-square-foot miniature Craftsman called the Zinn to the 288-square-foot Marie Colvin, whose pint-sized columns are embellished with stonework… For the past two years, he’s been working on a village of […]

A Custom Weller by Four Lights Tiny House Company

Jay Shafer and Co. recently put the finishing touches on a custom Weller on wheels and the completed home is nothing short of magnificent. From the honeyed cedar craftsman style details to the signature red metal roof, Jays house designs are warmly inviting and beautiful to behold. ” – Four Lights Tiny House Company Read and […]

U•house by Jay Shafer

Jay Shafer has been busy developing the next generation of tiny houses. Read on to learn about the U-House and how you can be part of this exciting development in the tiny house world. What does the U-House have that other tiny houses don’t?” – Four Lights Tiny House Company See more of the U•house by Jay […]

Round Log Cabin Near Bodega, CA – Photo by Jay Shafer

Micro-House-March is Jay Shafer’s month-long celebration of beautiful and efficient home design. For the 31 days of March, Jay will be posting a photo per day from his tiny house travels. ” – Four Lights See all the Micro House March photos here…

Small House Inspiration in Mendocino – Photo by Jay Shafer

End Gable in Mendocino, CA. Micro-House-March is Jay Shafer’s month-long celebration of beautiful and efficient home design. For the 31 days of March, Jay will be posting a photo per day from his tiny house travels. Most of these pictures have never been published before.” – Four Lights

Tiny Home in Redwood Grove – Photo by Jay Shafer

Here’s one of the little houses I stumbled upon while I was hiking through a redwood grove just 500 yards from my own tiny home. Wee homes like this are everywhere, but they’re not always easy to find.” – Jay Shafer See the entire list of Micro-House-March at Four Lights Tiny House Company

Whidbey Island Cottage – Photo by Jay Shafer

“Five years ago, I took a ferry out to Whidbey Island to see Ross Chapin’s 3rd Street Cottages. After being duly impressed by his ideas for smaller houses in pocket-neighborhoods, I followed his directions to a few other inspiring, little houses on the island. Here’s one, now.” – Jay Shafer at Four Lights Tiny Houses […]

Could You Be Happy Living in This Clandestine Little Structure?

 Sonoma County is laden with clandestine little structures where a lot of the folks who could not otherwise afford to live here manage to live very well.” – Jay Shafer Read more at Four Lights Tiny Houses…

Vardo at The Point Reyes Schoolhouse

I stumbled upon this very cool vardo at Point Reyes Schoolhouse Compound at the head of Tomales Bay. I thought my photo was pretty good, but I just found a better one of the same subject on their site along with a bunch of other great photos of the area. Apparently, you can rent it […]

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