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How to Build a Tiny House

The two most common questions I hear from readers are, how can I build a tiny house and how much does a tiny house cost. Both of these questions are tied together and I’ll answer both in this post. The following is an overview of what you’d need to do to build a tiny house for yourself. […]

Meeting of the Tiny Minds

The internet is a great way to get connected to other people. I personally like to think of the Web as a microscope on the world, you can find almost anything through your microscope’s monitor. You can remain anonymous or reveal your true identity. A few of us northern California tiny house nuts decided a […]

How To Find Trailers For Your Tiny House

Steve over at the Tumbleweed Tiny House Company just published a great write-up on what to look for in trailers when shopping for a tiny house foundation. He describes the size, weight, height considerations as well as the need for trailer breaks and where to buy trailers. New trailers are fairly expensive; they generally cost […]

Tortoise Shell Homes on CNN

Bill & Sharon Kastrinos and Jay Shafer are on CNN today talking about their tiny houses. Bill and Sharon downsized from a 1,800-square-foot home and now live in a 154-square-foot Tortoise Shell home. Bill is a contractor and as the housing market imploded Bill & Sharon traded in their big house for a tiny one […]

Great Progress On Zoey’s Tiny House

I was just checking in on Zoey’s tiny house project and found she’s making great progress! A while back she bought some of Jay Shafer’s tiny house plans and on the top of an old travel trailer frame is building her own Tumbleweed Tiny House. Zoey is doing a great job of finding good stuff […]