Tag Archives: How To

Wonderful Tiny House Resource – Tiny Nest How-to Videos

The folks at Tiny Nest, Kiva & Jake, are publishing an excellent collection of Tiny House Construction videos on YouTube. Below you can find all the videos in their playlist. The videos are highly detailed and offer a do-it-yourselfer’s point of view on building a tiny home. All the learnings and challenges they’ve faced and […]

Learn How to Build a Tiny House Online

One of the most inviting aspects of the prospect of tiny home ownership, is that building one is an approachable project. A tiny house is do-it-yourself size, especially compared to a big ‘normal’ house. These days building a big home is a daunting project, riddled with red tape, permits, inspections, mortgages, and only suitable for professionals to tackle. But […]

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. […]

Saturday Tiny House Videos

Tiny house videos are better than saturday morning cartoons. Below are some tiny house & simple living videos we spotted online this past week. A couple of them are a little off-topic but relevant. Also: Subscribe to Tiny House Living for regular tiny house news. Subscribe to CARazed.com for greener transportation options. “Seven years ago Diana […]

How to draw a Tiny House with Google SketchUp – Part 6

I’m closing in on the end of this video series with just a few segments left to post on YouTube. This segment shows the initial work on drawing the interior of this tiny house. I began drawing this house with just a loose idea in mind for how the interior would work and will use […]

How to draw a Tiny House with Google SketchUp – Part 5

In the fifth part of this Google SketchUp tutorial I finish drawing the exterior of the house.  In part 6 I’ll move inside and draw interior walls, bathroom, and kitchen. Be sure to follow along on YouTube by subscribing to the Tiny House Design YouTube Channel.

How to draw a Tiny House with Google SketchUp – Part 1

This is the first in a video series I’m putting together that shows you how to draw a tiny house on a trailer with Google SketchUp, the free 3D illustration software from Google. I’ll be posting these how-to videos here on TinyHouseDesign.com each time I add a new one to YouTube, but you can also […]

How to Build a Tiny House

The two most common questions I hear from readers are, how can I build a tiny house and how much does a tiny house cost. Both of these questions are tied together and I’ll answer both in this post. The following is an overview of what you’d need to do to build a tiny house for yourself. […]

Small Living Journal: Issue 4

The latest issue of the bi-weekly webzine on the small home movement is now online. This issue is focused on Do-It-Youself Projects. My contribution is a video that shows how I draw the 3D drawings you see here on Tiny House Design using Google SketchUp. The video is a little rough but shows you how […]

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