Building our Tiny House : Week 9

During week 9 of building our tiny house on a trailer we finish installing gable end roof flashing, dormer fascia and flashing, priming and painting the front door, and installing the cedar trim, frieze, skirts, and drip edge flashing. We also spent our first night in the house, a very exciting milestone! Current Report

We’re finishing up on the last of the [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 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…]