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Jay Shafer Builds a $5,000 Tiny House

Bryce Langston visits Jay Shafer in Sebastopol, California and tours Jay’s newest tiny house design. Jay is considered by many – including myself – to be the godfather of the modern tiny house movement. His latest design weighs less than 2,000 pounds, cost less than $5,000 in materials, and measures just 80 inches by 100 […]

The Original Tiny House Books

I was going through some old boxes the other day and ran across the original tiny house books by Jay Shafer (circa 2005). I bought these back in 2007 after discovering the tiny house movement for myself.  I think its fair to say that these books were some of the original foundational writing coming out […]

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