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Tiny House Summer Camp – Registration is Open!

Back by popular demand! Deek & Dustin Diedricksen are hosting another Tiny House Summer Camp on September 21-23, 2018 in Orleans, Vermont. The Summer Camp is a fun 3-day event on a 10 acre off-grid location where you’ll get a chance to learn to build by doing, see live demos, participate in campfire tiny house talks, […]

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! […]

Fall Tiny House Workshop with Dee Williams from PAD Tiny Houses

Do you want to learn all the technical design and construction information you need to build your tiny house on wheels from an experienced teacher in a supportive and fun setting? Then check out PAD Tiny Houses’ upcoming Tiny House Workshop in Portland, Oregon on November 12-13, 2016. About Dee Williams PAD’s workshops are led by […]

The 5 easiest things to let go of when you first start downsizing (Tiny Transition & Downsizing starts this week!)

Guest post from Mariah Coz. Tiny Transition and Downsizing, the 8-week e-course that shows you step by step how to downsize, de-clutter, clear your mind and space is currently open for registration (class starts on June 28th!). The number one thing people ask me before taking the course is: “Where the heck do I even start?! I’m […]

Straw Bale Construction Workshop with Andrew Morrison

My friend Kent Griswold is in town attending a straw bale building workshop taught by Andrew Morrison. I stopped by for a look, snapped a few photos, and got the inside scoop from Kent. The seven day long hands-on workshop lets you get down & dirty, and delivers  not only the information but the experience […]

3 Benefits of Roundwood Timber Framing

As if it really needed specific mention, wood is a truly precious building resource. Finding new ways to preserve this resource, to be frugal with its use, but to still take advantage of the excellent properties of wood in our home building is a great concern. The use of timbers in building has a long […]

Light Box Walls for Your Tiny House, and a North Carolina Workshop

The following is a guest post by: Derek “Deek” Diedricksen Hey all, I just wanted to share with you a few photos of a translucent wall I built in a three-season tiny cabin on wheels, that I’ve dubbed “The Light Box”, for obvious reason. By doubling a layer of this white Tuftex roofing, and leaving an air […]

Free Small House Plans: Timber Frame & Straw Bale House

Guest post by Brian Liloia, a.k.a. Ziggy In 2009, I moved into my newly completed cob house here at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage. My dream had come true — I was living in a house that I built with my own hands! Since then, however, it has become clear that there is a lot of room for […]

Tiny House Build Along – March 2012

Tiny home builder Dan Louche will be hosting a Tiny House Build Along beginning in March 2012. This is a novel approach incorporating online and hands-on learning while building your own tiny house. In a nutshell, Dan will begin building a tiny house in March 2012 and he’s inviting others to build their own tiny […]

Yestermorrow Tiny House Design/Build Workshop

Starting on September 18, 2011, Dee Williams and Paul Hanke will be teaching a 12-day tiny house workshop at the Yestermorrow Design/Build School in Warren, Vermont. Here’s a part of the course description: In this intensive course, students will spend mornings and afternoons building a small house on wheels, including framing, interior and exterior finishes, insulation, and […]

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