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How To Design a Tiny House with Pen & Paper

This video shows how I’d currently tackle designing a tiny house with pen & paper. Normally I draw houses using SketchUp Pro, a 3D drawing program originally developed by Google. Google spun SketchUp off and it’s now available from a company called Trimble. They still offer two free versions, one called SketchUp Free which is […]

Hands-on Tiny House Workshops with Tiny Home Builders

The folks at Tiny Home Builders just posted their 2018 Workshop Calendar. They have six workshops on the schedule this year and will also be offering for the first time a women’s-only workshop. Can’t attend in person? No worries! Two of the workshops will be streamed live right to your home computer, tablet or smart phone! […]

Tiny Container Home in Northern Washington

Kirsten Dirksen recently visited Shiah Lints and his 20-foot container home in Winthrop, Washington. He downsized from a 2,500 square foot farmhouse into an 8×20 shipping container home he built himself. The shipping container he chose was a bit different than a standard container with doors on an end. In addition the normal door on […]

Photos of Our Tiny House Miniatures

I recently published a new book, 101 Tiny House Designs: The Ultimate Collection of Tiny House Design. It’s a book of ideas and illustrations for tiny house dreamers. Now that the book is done, I thought I’d have some fun and make some 3D printed miniatures of the designs in the book. What do you […]

#1 New Release in Architectural Drafting & Presentation

The book has been out for just over a week and 101 Tiny House Designs is the #1 New Release in Architectural Drafting & Presentation on Amazon. 101 Tiny House Designs is a book of ideas and illustrations for tiny house dreamers. Designing tiny houses is a balancing act, especially for the smallest homes. Each […]

First Grade School Teacher Builds Tiny Home

Derek “Deek” Diedricksen (author of “Microshelters“) gets a tour of Brittnie’s Tiny House. Brittnie is a first grade school teacher and with the help of her grandparents built her own tiny house for about $25,000. You can find Brittnie’s Tiny Home on Facebook and see more great videos from Deek on the Relaxshacks.com YouTube Channel.

Pick The Best of 101 Tiny House Designs

A few folks have already asked if I plan on making 3D Printed Scale Models and Tiny House Plans from the 101 Tiny House Designs in my new book – the answer is yes. But as a one man band I have to pick which tiny houses to focus on first. I have my personal […]

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 […]

Austin & Heidi’s Tiny House Creates Contentment

This is a guest post from Austin and Heidi, who have been living in their tiny home for the last two years.  We love our home. We are fortunate to live close to work and friends, but in a secluded area where we can get away from the hustle and bustle of life. We enjoy […]

101 Tiny House Designs

I just finished a new tiny house book. The book is titled, 101 Tiny House Designs – The Ultimate Collection of Tiny House Design. 101 Tiny House Designs is over 400 pages and available as an ebook and in print. BUY PRINT COPYBUY PDF EBOOKWant to see what’s inside the book? Here’s a video where […]

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