The Backyard Cottage Company - Tiny House News & Events Tiny house news and events Our Project House Build Update - A Tumbleweed Tiny House Company Cypress 20 The roof on our project house is looking great and we thought it was a timely opportunity to share some thoughts with you about the roof building experience. How to Build a Tiny House Video Series & Construction Guide Dan Louche at Tiny Home Builders has been busy building another tiny house and recording the process in an instructional video series. The videos are now available through his website and show how to build a tiny house step-by-step. Dan tells me: “The library is currently has 22 videos and over 3 hours of footage.
The San Francisco Globe When people think of building their dream home from scratch, they probably are prepared to drop a lot of cash to make it a reality. For Steve Areen, however, all it took was $9,000 USD and six weeks to construct his dome abode in Thailand. In 2011, Areen chose to build his home on an organic mango farm in northeastern Thailand. uld YOU build a flatpack house? Home in a box costs just £6,500. But is it really as easy to build as an IKEA bookcase? We gave one brave dad a week to try By Tom Rawstorne Published: 23:07 GMT, 29 January 2014 | Updated: 10:17 GMT, 30 January 2014 Like most British men, the sight of a screwdriver and something to assemble from a flatpack sends me into a competitive tailspin. While my chest puffs with machismo, my head is filled with doubts about my abilities. So when I heard that a British company has begun selling a flat-pack mini-house, which is said to be as easy to assemble as an Ikea bookcase, I couldn’t resist the challenge. Scroll down for video
Store Shockingly Simple Electrical Electrical for tiny houses Ebook. Learn More This Ebook walks you through everything you need to know about wiring your tiny house. We start with the basic principle, different components, how to wire panels, boxes, outlets, lights and more. It shows you how to design and size your electrical system for a tiny house including on the grid and off the grid options. The book has 80 pages of content including detailed diagrams and real life photos of wiring done in tiny houses. 35 Buildings So Bizarre That You Won't Believe They Exist Engineers and architects are becoming more and more bold with their designs nowadays, and new levels of creativity show up in their creations. The buildings shown below are some of the world’s most unique and unusual structures and show just how creative engineers can be. 1. The Basket Building (Ohio, USA) This is the 7-story corporate office which acts as the headquarters for Longaberger Basket Company, America’s famous basket manufacturer. The building is a 160 times larger replica of the Longaberger’s Medium Market Basket and is one of the landmarks of the Ohio skyline.
Oregon Cottage Co. This quaint little home is waiting for the person seeking a simpler way of life or is in need of additional space for an office, art studio, guestroom or personal retreat. This well crafted 8'x20', 130 sq ft (habital space) Bungalow is energy efficient and built with sensitivity toward the environment. It has a standard RV utility hook up or can be connected to public sewer and water. It includes a full kitchen, sleeping loft, shower and toilet all built on a 10,000lb GVWR dual axle flatbed trailer for portability. It is priced at $37,000 and has the following green features: Eco-Batt wall insulation (R-16.9 assembly)
Tiny House Contest 2014 - Simple Solar Homesteading 2014 Tiny Off-Grid House Design Contest Results Sponsors: www.simplesolarhomesteading.com and www.tinyhousetalk.com The purpose of this skills contest was to give people an opportunity to explore the ways that off-grid alternative power, water, septic, and grey water systems could be incorporated into tiny house designs. The categories for the contest were houses under 200 sqft, houses 201-400 sqft and alternative houses such as houses on wheels, houseboats, etc. Open Trail Homes Open Trail Homes, a new tiny house company has been launched in North Salt Lake, Utah. They currently offer four models from 128 to 320 square feet. All of the homes are built on wheels and the largest measures 12′ x 24′ – which would make it better suited for a semi-permanent installation since special move permits are typically required to move 12-foot wide trailers. All the others could be moved with a full size pickup truck. They are all equipped as RVs with electric & water hookups as well as built-in fresh & waste water tanks.
Four Lights Tiny House Company U-House is coming Jay Shafer has been busy developing the next generation of tiny houses. Read on to learn about the U-House and how you can be part of this exciting development in the tiny house world. What does the U-House have that other tiny houses don't? Micro Monolithic Domes Featured on Good Morning Texas Good Morning Texas featured David South and his Monolithic Dome Rental Units. These affordable rental units are being built all over the country to help meet the great need for affordable housing.” - Monolithic Domes on YouTube. via: Monolithic Domes on YouTube.
Tiny House Guides, Books & eBooks I’m dedicating this page to tiny house guides, books and eBooks for those of you, like me, who are looking into living tiny. For me, tiny living has always represented big things. And I’m sure for you it’s the same. A small space, to me, is much more than just a house. It represents a future. It represents my dreams.