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The Not So Big House

The Not So Big House
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Sarah Susanka's Not So Big Showhouse Ficus virens - White Fig Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License Common NameWhite Fig Other NamesCurtain Fig DescriptionWhite Fig is a large fig with edible fruit. Habitatsubtropical rainforest DistributionQueensland, north eastern New South Wales, Australia. Classification Relatives in same Genus Ficus coronata Ficus macrophylla Ficus platypoda Ficus watkinsiana Framing Success Online Store We serve more than 2,500 schools and organizations. Our frames are already custom-sized so there's no need to submit your valuable document. Search for your School or Organization "I love the frame! I have already recommended your company to several friends because of your service and quality. -Dave Madl About Us For over 20 years, Framing Success has provided an unrivaled value in high-quality custom diploma and certificate frames supported by exceptional customer service. Framing Instructions Our frames are handcrafted in the USA by our employee owners and we proudly offer eco-friendly wood mouldings and Conservation-Quality Preservation matboards. Our Customers Say It Best We love to hear from our customers and are honored to create frames for the many graduates and professionals who return to us throughout their careers. Partnership Opportunities Framing Success partners with bookstores and organizations across the country resulting in highly successful diploma frame programs.

9 great ways to use a tiny house (other than as a home) Whether you call them tiny houses, micro-homes, or mini houses, ultra-small buildings are rapidly gaining popularity for those who want to downsize and minimalize their personal environmental footprint. It's refreshing to see so many people choosing a different path for their day-to-day living experience than the conventional oversized dwellings that make up the bulk of the houses on the market. Living in a tiny house can reap dividends beyond just being able to get to mortgage-free sooner and cutting utility bills down to size, as learning to live more simply and minimally can offer a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment that isn't easily found in any other living environment. But for those who think, "I could never live in a house that small," tiny houses also easily lend themselves to a range of other uses, none of which require living in them full-time. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

untitled Uncut Tiny House Realized As a result of this exploration we now know that a tiny house that could be built without a saw. The direction I went in is just one way to go too – and I’m certain there are many many more. In fact several folks have commented and contacted me directly suggesting some great improvements. I was thinking of running a little design competition to see how many people we could inspire to jump onto this idea – but this whole process sparked a new idea that’s even better. You see when you choose to avoid using a saw in your design, you end up making compromises that create another kind of waste – the use excess material in the structure. So what if we took the learnings from the Uncut Tiny House and applied them to a No Waste Tiny House. But I digress… Let me show you this version of the Uncut Tiny House. Continue to see the assembly process and details. If you’d like to explore the design in SketchUp, download the Uncut Tiny House SketchUp Drawing (27MB). Below: The foundation, 4x6s on piers.

untitled Tiny House Builders and Companies There is a growing number of tiny house builders to choose from and several ways to go about building your own. So which way is best? That’s the question you’ll have to answer for yourself. I can help by showing you what I do know about each company and what they offer. You’ll find that you have several options, including... Purchasing tiny house building plansDoing the construction yourselfHiring contractors to build it for youOrdering it ready made by a companyOrdering just the "shell" and completing the rest yourselfETC... And the options go on... Each one offers different things. Tiny Green Cabins Tiny Green Cabins offers a variety of homes from 32 to 250 square feet. Tumbleweed Tiny House BuildersTumbleweed was founded by Jay Shafer, who has lived in houses under 100 square feet for years. Tiny Texas Houses Tiny Texas Houses is another favorite which is founded by Brad Kittel. Yes Wee Cabins Here I'll show you Yes Wee Cabins tiny houses.