Tag Archives: oregon

Madhatter Tiny Homes

Just south of Portland, Oregon – in Wilsonville, Oregon – is Madhatter Tiny Homes. It’s a new tiny house startup that began its journey in nothing more than a family member’s storage barn. Only through perseverance and dedication has Madhatter been able to spread it’s wings. Their goal is to build the tiny house you’ve […]

How to Build Tiny – An Online Learning Opportunity

Keith and Olivia with Bohemian Cottages in Eugene, Oregon have just launched a Kickstarter called How to Build Tiny. They’ve been building tiny houses for about 8 years and are now adding online courses in DIY tiny house building education, called How to Build Tiny. How to Build Tiny will offer 10 online courses: Logistics & Planning Working within the Rules […]

Luke & Tina’s Basecamp Tiny House

Somewhere near Beaverton, Oregon on a wooded lot, Luke & Tina and their three dogs live in this 204 square foot tiny house. They call it Basecamp. Inside you’ll find a living room, kitchen, bathroom, loft bedroom, and ample storage. There is also kennel space, hidden doggie dens, and a water bowl that is fed by rainwater. Outside is […]

Fall Tiny House Workshop with Dee Williams from PAD Tiny Houses

Do you want to learn all the technical design and construction information you need to build your tiny house on wheels from an experienced teacher in a supportive and fun setting? Then check out PAD Tiny Houses’ upcoming Tiny House Workshop in Portland, Oregon on November 12-13, 2016. About Dee Williams PAD’s workshops are led by […]

Dee Williams Downsizes, Again!

Dee Williams has lived in her simple, 84 square foot tiny house on wheels for 12 years. She designed and built the home by hand in 2004, and as one of the first tiny houses on wheels in America, attracted quite a bit of attention for it. Endless camera crews, school groups and aspiring tiny […]

Handmade Forest House in Oregon

Brian Schulz shares his tiny home with Kirsten Dirksen. It’s a Japanese design inspired timber frame home tucked into a temperate rain forest. It sits on a 14′ x 16′ footprint and is made from locally found and salvaged materials. For example, he salvaged lumber from trees that had come down in the wintertime floods. He’d collect these […]

Caravan – The Tiny House Hotel

Located in the funky Alberta Arts District of NE Portland, Oregon (map) is the first tiny house hotel in the USA. There you’ll find three tiny houses that encircle a small courtyard. Each house is equipped with a bathroom (flush toilet & hot shower), kitchen (hot plate, refrigerator & microwave), electric heat, and sleeping space. Each […]

April Anson’s Tiny House

April Anson is a graduate student at the University of Oregon. She built this tiny house instead of choosing to rent, and plans on living in the home while in school and possibly beyond. She recently spoke at a conference and presented a paper on tiny house rhetoric and philosophies which was well received. April […]

Rough Cut Sheds

Rough Cut Sheds is a small company in Yelm, Washington that literally uses rough cut board & bat siding on their structures. They can build tiny structures up to 200 square feet and deliver them to your property in most parts of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. What impresses me about the houses, cabins, playhouses, barns, […]

Rich’s Portable Cabins

Back in 2010 I posted news of a tiny house builder in North Powder, Oregon called Rich’s Portable Cabins. I thought it was time for an update. Rich builds both tiny house sized and park model sized homes. His tiny houses are less than 8′ 6″ wide and can be pulled behind a full-size pickup. The park […]

%d bloggers like this: