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 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…]

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…]

Building Our Tiny House : Week 1

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 include a kitchen, bathroom, living [Read More…]

Latest Finds

Tiny Fridge

Kai and his papa, Hans, are busy working on the house this weekend and I’m finishing up on my TESOL capstone requirement and preparing for our yard sale planned for next weekend, but I thought I would quickly share some of our most recent great finds. We’ll give more details in future posts, but here’s a quick run down:

Cycling Stuff

Kai’s Power Grips (from eBay [Read More…]