Tag Archives: Plans

Shed Building Step by Step

A while back one of my readers, David, sent me a link to Sean Sexton’s website that contains a complete set of step-by-step photos that document the construction process of this simple shed. The design looks perfect for adapting into a solar tiny house to me. In addition to the large number of photos there […]

Tiny Prefab – eBook & Plans

Last night I put the finishing touches on a 65 page house plan ebook. It’s called Tiny Prefab, A Do-It-Yourself Prefab Building System and contains the plans and instructions for creating tiny prefab structures that are easy to build from common building materials. The book is a bit of a hybrid between a set of […]

Tiny House Panel System – Update

I’m extremely close to publishing the free plans and a detailed ebook for this tiny house panel system. Over the past few weeks it’s evolved into a system of four sandard interlocking wall panels, one floor panel, one ceiling panel and three roof panels. Most of the construction could happen anywhere leaving only assembly work […]

A House for Khayelitsha – Update

I’ve been working on this 16′ by 16′ design every night this week and wanted to share an update with you. I’ve worked out most of the prefab panel construction details and how they all fit together. The next step is to work out how best to arrange the interior so that five people (in […]

Tiny Simple House is off the Back Burner

If you’ve been reading Tiny House Design for a while you might remember one of the long term projects I have on a back mental burner is the Tiny Simple House. While simmering back there it’s been transforming from a modified shotgun house to a more flexible yet equally as simple housing solution. The Tiny […]

Which Aesthetic Do You Prefer?

I was happy to see more tiny house plans spring onto the market, this time from Free Green. I first spotted these on Jetson Green where Preston included a survey asking his readers which aesthetic they liked most. I was surprised to see that the modern design was the clear winner. I love the look […]

Sonoma Shanty Tiny House Plans

Kent Griswold and Stephen Marshall have finished up the printable plans for the Sonoma Shanty and they are available for download now, the cost is $27.00. The Sonoma Shanty is a simple 8′ by 15′ building that can be built for about $1300 in materials and is intended to be used as a tiny house, […]

Sonoma Shanty Tiny House – Price List and Video

I was excited to see the progress Kent and Stephen have made on the Sonoma Shanty. This is a simple and affordable tiny house that you can buy as plans, a kit, a complete home, and they’re even offering workshops to show you how to build one. The video provides a nice overview of the […]

What you’ll need to build a tiny house

Stephanie at Coming Unmoored has compiled a complete list of the things you’ll need to build a tiny house. The list contains tools, plans,  and building materials. If you’re even remotely considering building a tiny house I highly reccommend you read down this long list. If you have some experience in construction Stephanie has left […]

Free Plans – 8×8 Tiny House v.2

I’ve been having fun refining these tiny house plans I drew last week. I’m still missing a materials list and as I was making the downloadable file I realized I left a few things out like windows in the loft. But I really value your feedback so if I’ve missed something else please let me […]