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Beaver Hill Woodcrafters Gypsy Wagons

When I was a kid, one of my favorite stories was Danny the champion of the world by Roald Dahl. Danny and His dad live in a gypsy wagon. Fast forward 40 years and my wife and I were in a dilemma, she wanted to get a travel trailer and I realized that if we did buy one the first thing I would have to do would be to gut it and redo the interior. I had started out my woodworking c [...]

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First Time Homeowners and their Fun-Size Tiny Home

Meet Kothney-Issa and Marek, a young couple loving their brand-new tiny house. They moved from a large loft apartment to a 24' home on wheels. For them, downsizing didn’t mean sacrificing on the important things to them, like kitchen counter space and head room. Marek is 6’ 5”! As Marek puts it, the tiny house feels even more comfortable because it’s theirs; homeowners [...]

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Curiously Exploring Hoarders ~ with Matt Chan

You’ve heard us talk about downsizing here on the Podcast. Hopefully you’ve learned a bit about organizing, how to get ready to live in a tiny space, and about how to prioritize experiences over life. This week, however, we’re donning the “other shoe” and interviewing someone with experiences in an almost-alternate-world that hopefully you’ll never have to live to s [...]

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What to Outsource When Building a Sustainable Tiny House

So you’ve decided to adopt the sustainable life and go tiny? Now it’s time to decide if you want to build your tiny house yourself or to outsource the task. Depending on your building experience, there are a few major tasks you should consider outsourcing to professionals. Still want to get your hands dirty? There’ll be plenty to do. Keep reading to learn what you sho [...]

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Most Popular Stick Built

Multigen Home: The Next Phase of Smart Building

While tiny houses and their cuteness factor make most of the news, the next most important aspect of home design and construction will most likely be the multigen home. A multigen home is a standard, traditional home that has been converted to accommodate multiple living spaces. This is usually done to house multiple generations of one family or to create a rental option for ad [...]

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California Campground Host’s Tiny House Tour

A while back the Tiny House Blog posted a job offering for a tiny house owner to be a campground host in California. Scott Sherman heeded the call and has been the host for the Inn Town Campground in Nevada City for a few years. Take a tour of his tiny house and life in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Scott Sherman is a camp host at the Inn Town Campground in Nevada City, Calif [...]

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Great Lakes Tiny Homes Offers Custom Homes and Placement

When you think of the Great Lakes, you think of some of the largest bodies of fresh water in the world. Now when the words come up, envision some tiny dwellings instead. Located halfway between Detroit and Traverse City, Mich., Great Lakes Tiny Homes is designing and building tiny homes in a state quickly adopting housing alternatives. Great Lakes Tiny Homes designs and buil [...]

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Couple Starts Howe Sound Tiny House After Backpacking Trip in Ecuador

After living the traditional “big house dream” in Squamish, British Columbia, Tim Sveum and his wife began to have doubts. The house with its big mortgage and renovations were not all they were cracked up to be. So the couple quit their jobs and backpacked through Ecuador for several months. Along the way they learned a few things. The Howe Sound Tiny House Company builds [...]

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Most Popular Log Cabin

What Makes the Perfect Tiny Log Cabin Plan?

Small. Perfect. and Functional. My first thoughts when I saw a tiny log cabin in the forests of Roberts Creek. Log Cabins have been at the center of the tiny house movement as over 700,000 Americans now own log homes. This makes log cabins the most popular off-grid lifestyle; ahead of container homes, schoolies, caravans, and RVs. The unique thing about tiny cabins [...]

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Green River Log Cabins Builds Custom Park Models in 3 Weeks

While park models offer a larger way to live tiny, many of them can only be purchased out of the box. Green River Log Cabins in South Carolina not only offers 12 models, but various ways to customize each cabin. In addition, once the design and planning process is complete, the build of each cabin only takes three weeks. Green River Log Cabins contain wood from sustainable for [...]

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Charle’s Arkansas Log Cabin

If you are looking for something a little larger than a tiny house on wheels and also enjoy the log home look you might be interested in this twelve by thirty log cabin with a six foot porch that Charles Hanna has for sale. This cute little log home is located in Jasper Arkansas and if lived anywhere near there and had a place to put this I know I would be tempted to t [...]

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Roger from Unforgettable Fire is Now Selling Tiny Houses

Direct from Roger Lehet, inventor of the Kimberly and Katydid Wood Stoves comes an announcement. Roger has decided to now add Tiny House Cabins to his offerings through his new company Unforgettable Tiny House. Roger's drive to supply the best of the best has helped him create world class wood stoves like the Kimberly And the Katydid These experiences as well as ha [...]

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