Tag Archives: house plan

8×36 Tiny House Plans – Carrack 836

The Carrack 836 is a slight smaller version of the Carrack 1042. See a comparison of the two sizes of this design. This version of the Carrack is 36-feet long and just under 13′ 6″ tall and 8′ 6″ wide – making it legal to tow without a permit, just like a travel trailer. PURCHASE […]

Tiny Simple House is off the Back Burner

If you’ve been reading Tiny House Design for a while you might remember one of the long term projects I have on a back mental burner is the Tiny Simple House. While simmering back there it’s been transforming from a modified shotgun house to a more flexible yet equally as simple housing solution. The Tiny […]

8×20 Solar House Update… Free Plans Nearly Complete

For the past two weeks I’ve been test driving Google SketchUp Pro and have come to a simple conclusion. Unless you’re a professional I think you’ll be able to do much more than you’ve ever dreamed with the free version of SketchUp, including drawing house plans. Below is a quick video tour of my drawing […]

Nine Tiny Feet – Revised Framing Plan

Last night I stayed up late drawing the framing plan of Nine Tiny Feet and posted the work-in-progress plans here at about 1:00 AM. I realized that there had to be a much more efficient way to enclose nine square feet. Well when I woke up I had an idea. Not sure why I’m suddenly […]

Tiny Pallet House Design Concept

I first became aware of the small house society and the Tumbleweed tiny houses was in some press that was related to hurricane Katrina. It seemed that one of the side effects of Katrina was an increased awareness of the value of mobile tiny homes. I bet a mobile tiny house would come in handy […]

Tiny Free House Update

I’m starting to really cut up pallets and build wall panels today, very exciting. Last night I stayed up late and made some important changes to the floor plan of my tiny free house. I moved the door to the side, moved the pitch horizontally, and pretty much changed the whole thing so I could […]

Tiny Free House

My first tiny house project will be the tiny free house, built from shipping pallets and other reclaimed material. It will measure approximately 6′ by 15′ and provide 90 square feet of living space. A sleeping loft will also extend over about half of the floor space to provide sleeping space for two adults. A […]