It’s been awhile since I’ve updated here, but not because we haven’t been doing any work. Quite the contrary. After finishing up the framing, which was impressive and fast and had a defined end point, we’ve entered the long game of tiny house building – doing all the other little steps that take it from […]
Big, big things have happened since I last wrote an update. We’ve started framing and are just one loft shy of it being completed. Crazy what a difference three weekends makes – no walls to walls! Lots of them! Tall ones!
This past weekend we saw our first major tiny house building milestone – we finished up the subfloor!
The delivery of the trailer meant we could start moving into the actual building part of this whole crazy tiny house project. The first couple of steps – installing the flashing and the anchor bolts – are important and tedious.
Late Tuesday night our trailer arrived. It was a bit of a task getting it into the build location – a tight squeeze between two palm trees – but it made it. It’s here!
Just a few weekends ago we had the chance to visit the fine folks behind Tiny House Basics to take a look at their trailers and get a peek inside one of their builds-in-progress. It was really good to get there and get inside a tiny house. Not only did we get a chance to get a […]
The basic plan we’ll be using for our tiny house is the Entertaining Abode, by Tiny House Basics. There are so many things we love about this plan, which make it a really solid place to start.
The plan is pretty straightforward and fundamentally boils down to three steps – Build it. Park it. Enjoy it.
It’s hard, really, to answer why we’ve decided to build a tiny house. At least it’s hard to answer it succinctly. But I’ll do my best. First and foremost, We like a good project. The thing that really makes Aaron and I’s heart skip a beat is the prospect of doing something new.
We are a Bay Area family of four working on a big dream building a tiny house.