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Would You Consider a Tiny House Self-Build Kit?

Here’s a new approach that will likely become the best way to build your own tiny home in the very near future – a self-build kit. Leading the charge is Volstrukt, a tiny house frame builder in Austin, Texas. Using start of the art FRAMECAD machines, Volstrukt is literally printing tiny house framing in steel. In just a […]

Austin & Heidi’s Tiny House Creates Contentment

This is a guest post from Austin and Heidi, who have been living in their tiny home for the last two years.  We love our home. We are fortunate to live close to work and friends, but in a secluded area where we can get away from the hustle and bustle of life. We enjoy […]

Steel Tiny House Frames

While steel tiny houses are not usually the do-it-yourselfer’s first choice (due to the learning curve) and new option for building steel tiny house frames is taking root. I use the term ‘new option’ loosely. The first year I began blogging about the tiny house movement (2008) I met a fellow named Bill who was […]

Brad Kittel on the Pure Salvage Living Movement

Brad Kittel, owner of Tiny Texas Houses, has some great ideas about how and where we the people should be taking our freedom – starting with our homes. I’ve admired his tiny houses for years now and really happy to see him cranking the tiny house movement up a notch. Brad is suggesting that we’re […]

Austin Tiny House

Louis Burns recently finished building his first tiny house. It’s a simple home built on a 16-foot trailer, weights less than 5000-pounds, and has been setup with basic plumbing and electrical. It also features a sleeping loft, small bathroom, closet, and simple kitchen. An off-grid power system could be added or if grid power is […]

Tiny Open House in Austin, Texas

Austin Tiny House is throwing an open house to celebrate the completion of their first tiny house. The open house will take place on Saturday December 18, 2010 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 5213 Jim Hogg Ave in Austin, TX. The house features: 80 square feet plus a loft that can fit a […]

Reclaimed Space – Small House Builder

Reclaimed Space is a small house builder in Austin, Texas. They specialize in creating factory built homes using reclaimed building materials on the outer facades and all new material for the structural framing and roof. Before the house is brought by truck to the building site all construction is complete including insulation, wiring, and plumbing. A […]

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