Tag: tiny house construction


Settling In to the Tiny House

It's been a month and three days since I moved into my tiny house. My friend Andy borrowed a friend-of-a-friend's truck and moved it for me, sans lights/brakes/licensing. Again, I find myself wholly dependent on community.

So far, there have been many joys, but also many frustrations. The …

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The Home Stretch

I've been making progress - pretty slowly - on the house but am now on the home stretch and kicking into overdrive to get it done. My parents came to Holland yesterday to help finish the insulation and windows. Tasks for the next two weeks include building the bathroom wall, installing the …

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Framing and sheathing complete

Framing and sheathing completed - ready to wrap 'n' roof!

I've spent the last month working on the house approximately full time, and at this point am ready to weatherproof it: Housewrap on the walls, tar paper on the roof, and finally, the steel roofing. I originally hoped to reach this point before Christmas, but of course everything takes far …

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Construction Started, Floor Complete!

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My apologies for the delay between updates! For the past few weeks I've been officially finished with my work for the season at Eighth Day Farm (except for thrice-weekly compost runs in the farm truck throughout the winter).

I've made quite a bit of progress on the house. I spent …

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The Current Design

Main floor layout

Progress on the trailer is coming along slowly again, but on Wednesday I spent some time formalizing my plans and layout. Originally I planned to create a 3D model of the house, but the software (both Blender and Sketchup) is a pain in the butt to learn, so I'm sticking …

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