The Colonist’s Cabin is a two story 12′ x 24′ cabin with a 12/12 gable roof with dormers. On the first floor is a small space for a kitchen, staircase to the second floor, a closet under the stairs, and a living room. On the second floor is a small bathroom, hall closet, bedroom, and bedroom closet. The total interior space is about 500 square feet.

Included in this tiny house plan download are three files: (1) digital copy (.pdf) framing plan, (2) a materials list (.xls), and (3) the original SketchUp 3D drawing (.skp).

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Sample Pages from Plans

Below are some renderings of what this tiny house can look like on the inside and out. You can finish it however you like.

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Made for Owner Builders

Tiny Houses are often as unique as their owners. Knowing this… I wanted to make it easier for owner-builders to edit my designs and build their own tiny dream homes. To make this possible I redrew all my tiny house on wheels plans with compatible parts, like bay windows, dormers, and roofs. Now owner-builders can choose how they want to mash-up their own tiny house design.

Standards Based

The framing in this design uses techniques from Advanced Framing standards, which reduce the amount of lumber while increasing the space for insulation. I also drew heavily on the American Tiny House Association’s Construction Guidelines and great tiny house construction books and how-to videos to help ensure my designs followed quality industry standards.

Plans Include

These plans are delivered as an online download and include:

  1. A Printable PDF copy of the plans,
  2. The original SketchUp file, and
  3. A materials worksheet.

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