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Joshua & Shelley Tiny House Basics

Joshua & Shelley live in a tiny house in the hills just outside the San Francisco Bay Area. They built their self-designed 374 square foot tiny house in just 18 days with the help of a crew and many talented friends. You can read all about it in their book too, Tiny House Basics. But Joshua […]

Derek & Hannah’s Tiny House is Done! Cost Just $34,667.23!

Congratulations Derek & Hannah!!! I’ve been following your tiny house build since the beginning and have never missed an episode. The tiny house television shows have got nothing on your Life Inside A Box YouTube Channel… so well done, not to mention REAL! Quick Note to D&H: There’s just two weeks left to enter the […]

How to Select a Tiny House Trailer

One of the first big purchase decisions you’ll make when starting to build a tiny house on wheels (THOW) is the trailer. In fact the trailer is likely to be the single most expensive purchase in any tiny house project. In the past, most folks just went down to their local trailer retailer and bought […]

SketchUp Trailers for Tiny House Drawings

If you do some trailer shopping, virtually or in person, you’ll find that few trailers are alike. So I’ve made this simple trailer drawing easy to adjust to the exact size of the trailer you buy for your project. This way you’ll be able to draw your tiny house design to fit on the exact size […]

Saturday Tiny House Videos

Tiny house videos are better than saturday morning cartoons. Below are some tiny house & simple living videos we spotted online this past week. A couple of them are a little off-topic but relevant. Also: Subscribe to Tiny House Living for regular tiny house news. Subscribe to CARazed.com for greener transportation options. “Seven years ago Diana […]

Tiny House vs Camping Trailer

Photo credit to Evan and Gabby Camping trailers are a common sight – mobile tiny houses are still a bit of a novelty. Some of the aesthetic differences are immediately recognizable but then the similarities begin to blur. Below is a quick run down of how these two housing choices compare & contrast. Camping Trailers […]

Redefining the Trailer House

Randy has a blog called Mobile Kodgers where he writes about the freedom he finds on the road. Today Randy told the story of a long-time friend who lives in a private location on the Mogollon plateau in Arizona. The land she found is part of a giant failed real estate development where parcels regularly sell […]

Road Limits for Tiny Houses on Trailers

Building a tiny house on a trailer is one way to avoid certain limitations that are often unavoidable when building on permanent foundations. For example, while building codes can be a great guide for building a safe home, I’ve never heard of a planning department expressing any desire to examine a tiny house on a […]

PVC Bike Guy is building the Teardrop Bike Trailer

The PVC Bike Guy sent me few photos that show the progress of the Teardrop Bike Trailer, a project inspired by a design I posted about a year ago. As his nickname implies he’s a builder of PVC based bikes and gets most of his raw materials free as scraps. It’s not easy to build a […]

Area 63 Productions – Airstream Restorations

Uwe Salwender restores Airstream trailers in Orange, California. His company, Area 63 Productions, emerged out of a hobby at the beginning of the recession when his entertainment industry related work began to dry up and the number of people looking for ways of rebooting their lives increased. The quality of his restorations reflects the extra time […]

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