Building Trades :: Tiny House

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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 to be working on something they know folks will actually live in. Normally, their class...

Subfloor and walls : Tiny House

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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 project moves along.  Check out my post on Feb 24th to get the scoop. If...

The Trailer : Tiny House

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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, I didn’t know where to mention this, but the Building Trades Instructor at the Tech...

The Pre-Trailer Floor Plan : Tiny House

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*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 hitch as opposed to a gooseneck. We also prefer it to be low like a...

The Tiny House Journey : Project

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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 small houses on a trailers, but sometimes they aren’t on wheels. There is a...