Building our Tiny House : Weeks 18, 19 & 20

 

We had a few bumps in the road during weeks 18, 19 & 20 of building our tiny house on a trailer, two of them being exhaustion and lack of motivation. Much rain, including Tropical storm Irene, and a cold snap, in which our evening temperatures dropped close to freezing, shook us out of our lull. We’re working hard to get [Read More…]

Building our Tiny House : Weeks 15, 16 & 17

During weeks 15, 16 & 17 of building our tiny house on a trailer, we finish installing the trim & redwood siding on the dormers, build a wood store with left over material, and begin to clean up and landscape the yard. Current Report

Finishing up on week 19, we’ve prepped the underside [Read More…]

Building our Tiny House : Weeks 13 & 14

During weeks 13 & 14 of building our tiny house on a trailer, we finish installing the redwood siding on the main building, and complete the rain screen wall and trim on the east dormer. Frequent rain showers, visitors from far and near, and a four day “vacation” to deliver our cat to his new [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 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…]