Tag Archives: lightweight

Lightweight Tiny Home Teardrop Trailer

While most folks are attracted to the cottage style of most tiny homes, the heavy weight of their construction makes them tougher for travel. If travel is what you’re hoping to do, consider what these folks did… build your home more like travel trailers are built. They’ve documented the construction process o their blog, materials choices, […]

An Aerodynamic Tiny House Design

One of the benefits of a manufactured travel trailer over a typical owner-built tiny house is improved mobility. This is due to the fact that most tiny houses are built like houses making them heavier and less aerodynamic than their manufactured cousins. While these traits often make tiny houses more desirable and comfortable for full-time […]

Lightweight Tiny House Concept

One of my regular readers, Grant, sent me this design challenge. I have a lot of personal interest in it because I’ve been day dreaming of building a small lightweight tiny house for taking my family (Julia, Katie, and me) on short road trips. It would also make visits to the family farm more comfortable. […]