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Building Trades :: Tiny House

17 May

Well, the building trades students are officially done working on the house. They did an excellent job and I’m forever grateful for the help everyone was able to give. It probably would have taken us all summer to do what they did in 6 weeks. A lot of the students mentioned that it feels good […]

6 o’clock News :: Tiny House

2 May

Last Night we were on the 6 o’clock news in Milwaukee on TMJ4 for the Tiny House. Here is the story from their site. The video is below. I am currently building a Tiny House. I am updating the blog as the project moves along.  Check out my post on Feb 24th to get the scoop. […]

Sheathing :: Tiny house

1 May

Lots of updated pictures to enjoy. If you are new here check out our Tiny House Journeyto get up to speed. I am currently building a Tiny House. I am updating the blog as the project moves along.  Check out my post on Feb 24th to get the scoop. If you’d like more frequent updates, follow me […]

Cover Story :: Tiny House

26 Apr

Yesterday, our Tiny house was the cover story for the local paper. I think my beard video made the front page back in August of a different paper, but this is the first time I’ve ever been the cover story for a paper. You can read the article here. You can also read more about […]

Subfloor and walls : Tiny House

13 Apr

The building trades students started working on this project last week and so much has happened so quickly. I have tons of pictures to share with ya’ll. If you are new here check out our Tiny House Journeyto get up to speed. I am currently building a Tiny House. I am updating the blog as […]

The Trailer : Tiny House

14 Mar

Yesterday we bought a trailer! It is a 32′ gooseneck. The trailer is quite a bit longer than what we anticipated buying. It is also longer than 98% of the Tiny Homes we’ve seen on trailers. But with a family of three, I’m looking forward to the extra space. Check out the pics below. Also, […]

The Pre-Trailer Floor Plan : Tiny House

25 Feb

*08/25/2012 UPDATE: The actual plans/layout we are using can be found here.* We are still looking for the perfect trailer. We’ve scoured craigslist and have found trailers, but nothing with everything we need. We are looking for 22 – 26 feet long, double axles, with a towing capacity above 8000 lbs. We prefer a traditional […]

The Tiny House Journey : Project

24 Feb

Table of Contents (subject to change): Pre-Trailer Floorplan (see Updated Layout below) The Trailer Subfloor and Walls Trusses and Sheathing Siding Moving the Tiny House Metal Roof Updated Layout Insulation and Pine Board Interior Painting/a> For Sale :: Tiny House Our next journey is upon us. We have fully committed to building a Tiny House! Which are usually […]