Category Archives: Books

The Tiny House B.I.G. Book – a Beginner’s Illustrated Guide to a Complete Tiny House Build

The following is a guest post from Abby Ross from Bread & Butter Tiny Homes, LLC. Bread & Butter Tiny Homes, LLC introduced the Tiny House B.I.G. Book, a Beginner’s Illustrated Guide to a Complete Tiny House Build. With over 800 photographs and illustrations, this 375-page guide presents a step-by-step approach to making your own […]

The Original Tiny House Books

I was going through some old boxes the other day and ran across the original tiny house books by Jay Shafer (circa 2005). I bought these back in 2007 after discovering the tiny house movement for myself.  I think its fair to say that these books were some of the original foundational writing coming out […]

#1 New Release in Architectural Drafting & Presentation

The book has been out for just over a week and 101 Tiny House Designs is the #1 New Release in Architectural Drafting & Presentation on Amazon. 101 Tiny House Designs is a book of ideas and illustrations for tiny house dreamers. Designing tiny houses is a balancing act, especially for the smallest homes. Each […]

Pick The Best of 101 Tiny House Designs

A few folks have already asked if I plan on making 3D Printed Scale Models and Tiny House Plans from the 101 Tiny House Designs in my new book – the answer is yes. But as a one man band I have to pick which tiny houses to focus on first. I have my personal […]

101 Tiny House Designs

I just finished a new tiny house book. The book is titled, 101 Tiny House Designs – The Ultimate Collection of Tiny House Design. 101 Tiny House Designs is over 400 pages and available as an ebook and in print. BUY PRINT COPYBUY PDF EBOOKWant to see what’s inside the book? Here’s a video where […]

How to Build a Tiny House Video Series & Construction Guide

Dan Louche at Tiny Home Builders has been busy building another tiny house and recording the process in an instructional video series. The videos are now available through his website and show how to build a tiny house step-by-step. Dan tells me: “The library is currently has 22 videos and over 3 hours of footage. […]

Tiny House Floor Plans with Lower Level Beds

I regularly hear folks asking for tiny house designs without lofts. Climbing ladders and limited headroom isn’t for everyone. So when I began drawing the floor plans for Tiny House Floor Plans I kept that in mind and included lower level sleeping options in many of the layouts. Typically the need for lower level beds […]

Tiny House Floor Plans

Inside Tiny House Floor Plans: Over 200 Interior Designs for Tiny Houses, you’ll find over 200 interior designs for tiny houses – 230 to be exact. Each chapter focuses on one size footprint to show what can be done inside each size space – 14 in all: (8×12, 8×16, 8×20, 8×24, 8×28, 8×32, 12×12, 12×12 […]

The Year of Mud: Building a Cob House by Brian “Ziggy” Liloia

Brian “Ziggy” Liloia just finished a book documenting the process of building his tiny cob house at the Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage. The book is titled The Year of Mud: Building a Cob House. Ziggy began construction in April of 2008 and moved in on July 11, 2009, but the story didn’t end there. He quickly learned what worked and […]

Deek’s Book Reviews

This video is packed with reviews of tiny & simple living books. What I like about Deek is that he’s a strait-shooter and pulls no punches – while remaining a jokster to the core. He also has an amazing taste in clothes (notice the hat). If you don’t know Deek… he’s the tiny house guy (and […]