Building our Tiny House : Weeks 11 & 12

Our tiny house on a trailer, at least from the outside, is starting to look like a real home! During weeks 11 and 12 we continue to install the reclaimed redwood siding. Current Report

We’re heading into week 16 and we’re soooooo ready to be on the road. At the same time, we’re really [Read More…]

Building our Tiny House : Week 10

During Week 10 of building our tiny house on a trailer we put finishing touches on the door and roof, and begin installation of the redwood siding that we rescued from a contractor selling on Craigslist as “waste” from another project. Current Report

We’re living in week 15 right now, and we’re in the final [Read More…]

Building our Tiny House : Week 8

During week 8 of building our tiny house on a trailer we finish installing flashing, fascia, and soffits on the dormers and gable ends, install the door, seal & waterproof the wheel wells, prep the rain wall, and begin to install the cedar trim, frieze and skirts. Current Report

Today we’re taking it easy. Kai isn’t feeling well and it’s a sign [Read More…]

Building our Tiny House : Week 7

Seven weeks into building our tiny house on a trailer we finish installing our windows, sand and repair our “found” front door, build out the wheel wells, and install fascia, soffits, flashing and roofing. It was a very productive week!

Today, we’re still working on installing the last of the redwood siding (I know, it’s taking us forever!). We’re almost there but we’re learning [Read More…]

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 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…]