Tag Archives: reclaimed

Inside a Nightingale Shepherd Hut from Sussex

Shepherd Huts and summer houses are constructed where possible, from reclaimed, sourced and renovated materials.” – Nightingale Shepherd Huts via shedblog.co.uk

Nick & Lilah Revisit Their Tiny Home Made with Many Reclaimed Windows

In 2012, Nick Olson and Lilah Horwitz quit their jobs and set off to build a glass cabin in the mountains of West Virginia.” – Half Cut Tea

Tiny House by Spice Box Homes

By using reclaimed materials, passive solar-heating, and efficient appliances, our homes are built to coexist with the environment. We loved finding materials that were unique: wood that nobdy wanted, but that contained incredible colors when polished properly. Little vintage RV stoves that fit perfectly in our tiny space. Reclaimed barn roofing that gave siding style […]

Shari’s House

Here’s another mystery tiny house from Flickr. It looks like they used a lot of reclaimed and found material like the old doors & windows, and variety of siding. Another notable feature is that it sits high above the ground on a steep slope… which must have needed some extra attention to build on that […]

La Arboleda by Reclaimed Space

“Clad in materials as rich in color and texture as they are in history, our spaces are built with one hundred year-old barn wood, longleaf pine, and corrugated metal that we have meticulously procured from historic barns and homes across Texas. With pricing starting at $25,000, our spaces are accessible to a number of budgets. […]

A Recycled Material WILD WALL

This wall was ENTIRELY made from free, found, and salvaged material. EVEN the cedar 2by4 studs on the back wall were rescued from a mill that was going to toss them. The idea with our “Operation: Use It Up!” side mission was to take everyday scraps and junk, and see what could be made with […]

The Pros and Cons of Using Reclaimed Materials

If you are limited in time or money, waiting for the right materials to show up can be a problem. If you live near several re-use facilities (dump, Re-Store, Thrift stores, etc) then your chances improve, but you still need the luxury of time to visit them regularly in search of the treasures you need. […]

Hobbitat Spaces

Bill Thomas of Hobbitat Spaces in Maryland developed a passion for small spaces after 30 years of working in the historic restoration and custom home business. With the change in the housing market came a change in his focus of building and he began to develop small, custom homes that are constructed inside and out […]

Tiny Texas Houses Update

If you’ve been keeping up with Tiny Texas Houses then you’ve probably seen the many unique tiny houses they’ve put together over the last 6 months. As if building all their houses isn’t enough, they’ve also released a full length tutorial series on how to start your own salvage mining business and teardown structures to […]

Two Shipping Containers Turned into a Small House

If you’re like me you don’t just like tiny houses. I happen to like all sorts of unique shelters in all kinds of shapes and sizes.

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