Building our Tiny House : Week 6

During the 6th week of building our tiny house on a trailer we prepare the roof for installation of the Fabral Gavalume panels and begin installing our windows (they’re awfully cute). It’s all very exciting and it feels like we’re making real progress now. As a result, our launch date for our around-the-world cycling expedition [Read More…]

Building our Tiny House : Week 5 Part 2

I found additional video detailing our roof construction from Week 5, a tour of the interior space and…..Kai modeling his Zoolander look for the new video camera.

Today we’re finishing up on the metal roofing and will start to install the redwood siding tomorrow.

[If you’re new to this blog, find out why we’re building “tiny” by reading this page. To [Read More…]

Building our Tiny House : Week 5

More rain during Week 5 but we’re working, working, working…. to finish our Tiny House. In this week’s video, you can sense the exhaustion we’re feeling. Running on fumes, dealing with a couple of injuries, consistant rain, and feeling the stress of deadlines, it was a rough week but we pushed through it to make it to the other side.

As of today, [Read More…]

Building our Tiny House : Week 4

We’re almost done building the envelope of our tiny house on a trailer! Seriously delayed by record rainfall in Vermont, we’re working on the house every second it’s not pouring. We expect to finish up the redwood siding, clean up our site and FINALLY head out on our on our around-the-world cycling expedition sometime in the next couple of weeks. [Read More…]

How a Tiny House Project Delayed our Cycling Expedition

Before we can head out on our around-the-world cycling expedition, we need to finish building the exterior envelope of our Tiny House on a trailer, which we plan on living in when we return from our travels. Building our tiny home has been just one part of our larger dream – a dream of learning to live more sustainably, clearing the “clutter” from [Read More…]

Building our Tiny House : Week 3

We’ve designed and are building a tiny house on a trailer that we plan on living in when we return from our around-the-world cycling expedition.

Our home, when complete, will be ~180 square feet, and will include a kitchen, bathroom, living room, sleeping loft, and a small porch. We’re using as much local and/or reclaimed lumber and non-toxic materials in the building process as [Read More…]