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…]

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…]

Building Our Tiny House : Week 2

In case you’re new to our blog, you may not know about a project we’re working on before we leave on our around-the-world cycling expedition. We’ve designed and are building a tiny house on a trailer that we plan on living in when we return from our travels.

Our home, when complete, will be ~180 square feet, and will [Read More…]

Our Tiny House in Google SketchUp

Since the delivery of our Tiny House trailer was unexpectedly delayed by about 6 months and we ran out of time to build last summer and fall, we spent our winter collecting supplies via Craigslist and local suppliers and planning and designing our tiny house. Time = Permission to Obsess

In hindsight, the delay allowed us to reflect upon all [Read More…]