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A Peek at a Past Earthbag Building Workshop at Milkwood Farm

The idea that you can build a structurally strong house with nothing more complicated than a bunch of bags, earth, clay and lime, plus some basic on-farm materials and plenty of hands on deck is pretty exciting for a lot of people, including me.” – Milkwood Permaculture See more form this Earthbag Building Workshop at Milkwood […]

Can They Do It? Can a Cob House be Built in One Day!?

This will be one of the most spectacular natural building events in recent history. The cottage will be about 150 square feet, and built with cob, bales, cordwood-cob and salvaged wood. It will be finished with a straw-clay plaster and tamped earthen floor.” – House Alive! Read more about the One Day Cob House workshop. Photo above […]

Tiny House Design Workshop with Lina Menard

Two years ago I downsized from a 2-bedroom bungalow to a tiny house on wheels. A year ago I downsized again to a 12-ft diameter yurt and embarked upon My 200 Things Challenge. These days I live in a 130 square foot tiny house on wheels and I’ve made space-efficient housing both my livelihood and […]

Strawbale Workshop Day 1

This week I am with Andrew Morrison of Strawbale.com in Orangevale, California at a week long straw bale workshop. I will be giving you daily updates of our progress as we learn and progress on this timber frame straw bale barn. Though not tiny this “barn” has a 600 square foot footprint.” – Kent Read […]

Dan Louche Shows How to Use Drills and Drivers (Video)

Dan Louche at Tiny Home Builders explains the basics of drills and drivers in the video below. Dan has made a complete series of videos on how to build tiny houses. If you’d like to learn more about building your own tiny house, a nice alternative (or addition) to taking a tiny house workshop are […]

Tiny House on Wheels with an Addition

Photo Credit Timothy/Tiny Home Builders I wanted to share Timothy’s tiny house design with you today. I got to meet him at the Atlantia, Georgia Tiny Home Builders workshop earlier this year. He ended up purchasing Dan’s Tinier Living plans and made some adjustments which I think are awesome. And if you ever needed or […]

Jay Shafer Tiny House Workshop with a Field Trip

Thought I would inform you that at Jay Shafer’s upcoming workshop in California this August 10-11, 2013, you’ll get to also go on a tour to see a bunch of tiny houses on a field trip the entire group will be taking. Little things like that are what make certain workshops special to me, in my […]

Build Small | Live Large Housing Summit

You’re invited to the Build Small | Live Large Housing Summit on October 26th in Portland, Oregon. “The 2012 Build Small | Live Large Housing Summit will gather leaders in the development, real estate, building, and design sector from across the bioregion for an intensive day of inspiration, project case studies, and peer-to-peer learning. Industry professionals […]

Tiny Home Builders – How to Video Series

Dan is making excellent progress on his latest tiny house and how-to video series – a virtual tiny house building workshop. Last step on the exterior of this house was to finish the roof. “I personally like the look of the metal roof, but I know it’s not for everyone. The problem is that there […]

Backyard Cottage Workshop Next Week

A workshop is coming up in Seattle. “Would you like to learn more about backyard cottages, meet others thinking about building a backyard cottage and talk to experts in the design and construction of backyard cottages? Microhouse and Ncompass cottage company will be hosting the first of our fall backyard cottage workshops next Wednesday September 19th […]

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