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Jeremy’s Tiny House

It’s always exciting for me to run across a new tiny house project. Somehow this one stayed off my radar until today. It’s a Tumbleweed built by a fellow named Jeremy in Indiana. On his website he says he’s planning on selling this one to help finance building a tiny house for himself. He’s posted photos […]

Jonathan’s House is Complete

Except for a few minor details Jonathan’s tiny house, a Tumbleweed Fencl, is complete and has left Flint, Michigan. His new temporary home is a well-kept wooded campground on a lake. The only drawback seems to be the tours… yep… tours. His tiny house has rapidly become quite an attraction and his new neighbors are just […]

Tiny Houses & Building Permits

A tiny house on a trailer could cost less than the permits for a normal house. This recent post on building permits by Karl Ulrich shows exactly what permits and fees will cost him to build a normal house in his neck of the woods. Karl is also a tiny house owner-builder himself and has a […]

Jonathan’s Tumbleweed Fencl Update

I’ve been incredibly impressed with the steady progress Jonathan has been making on hisTumbleweed Fencl. It’s nearly complete and I wanted to commend Jonathan for his persistance and clever adaptations. His blog is also packed with a record of the construction progress so if you want to see what it takes to build a tiny […]

How to build a Tumbleweed Tiny House

Jay Shafer and the team at the Tumbleweed Tiny House Company have just put the finishing touches on a great video that shows the construction of a Tumbleweed Fencl. I especially liked seeing details like how they connect the house to the trailer and all the details about the interior paneling and exterior siding installation. […]

Gungadin’s Tumbleweed Fencl

Tonight I ran across the story of a fellow in Flint, Michigan that is building a Tumbleweed Fencl. The Fencl is an 8′ by 19′ tiny house on a trailer designed by Jay Shafer. The interior square footage is just 130 square feet and the plan features an open main room with a sleeping loft […]

Jay Shafer’s Fencl is ready for New York

My friend Kent Griswold had a very busy day traveling up and down Sonoma County. He visited pretty much every local tiny house builder. Read about his busy day at Tiny House Blog. The most exciting part was a visit to Jay Shafer’s place where Kent found a complete Tumbleweed Fencl that Jay will be […]

Tumbleweed Fencl Update

Kent Griswold from Tiny House Blog visited the Tumbleweed Fencl construction site again this week and posted an update on his blog. As you can see Jay Shafer and crew are coming right along with getting this tiny house built in time for his cross country trip this summer. Jay is also shooting a lot […]

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