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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 […]

On Reordering Priorities

Before the lure of internet took hold of my priorities, I was a potter – a good potter but a poor potter. While I had studied architecture in school, I ended up leaving with an art degree in ceramics. Not all ceramics majors think of themselves as potters, many, no most, think of themselves as […]

Free Small House Plans: Timber Frame & Straw Bale House

Guest post by Brian Liloia, a.k.a. Ziggy In 2009, I moved into my newly completed cob house here at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage. My dream had come true — I was living in a house that I built with my own hands! Since then, however, it has become clear that there is a lot of room for […]

Work Exchange Opportunity at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage

Ziggy (Brian Liloia) let me know about an upcoming work exchange opportunity coming this summer at the Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage. Ziggy and a few others are building a 350 square foot cooperative kitchen. It will be built with a roundwood timber frame structure and straw bale and cob walls. Those who partake in this project should […]

Minimal Mansion – Timber Frame Tiny House

I just spotted this on Tiny House Forum and wanted to share it with you. I’ve seen very few timber frame tiny houses and none on a trailer. The Minimal Mansion is 30-feet long, 8.5-feet wide, and 13.5-feet tall. In other words it’s just about as big as you can build and still tow it […]

Timberlast Kits

I just spotted this on TinyHouseBlog.com. Timberlast if now selling timber frame kits that are a complete enclosed shell for a tiny house. You finish off the interior and mechanical systems yourself. Everything is pre-cut and can be assembled in a few days. You can buy them as insulated or non-insulated kits and they start […]

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