About five years ago now, I made the decision in 2011 to move out and be completely independent from my parents. Supporting myself and living in various places in Athens Georgia, I concluded that I would benefit more if I were to just finally move back home. I made this difficult transition on July 31st … More How FHCE-4900 Benefits My Shed
You’ve been hearing from our group via our blog posts for the past few weeks; here we are after raising the bathroom wall and nailing plywood to the exterior of the tiny house.
Yesterday we got our first interior wall put into place! Yahoo!! What started out as a platform, turned into just a box, and now is really feeling like a little home! The window holes have started to be cut and we started framing out the bathroom wall! It definitely will be a tight squeeze in … More Walls going up….on a tuesday
Today was quite productive on our little house! We now have most/all exterior walls up. You have to walk through the door hole now to enter the house!! No more jumping through studs… We also got some blocking done and the interior wall frame for the bathroom is up!! We were talking today, and we … More Progress, Progress, Progress!
Last Tuesday, we experienced our first rain delay. When we felt the first few drops of water, I was perched on top of the roof nailing plywood to the rafters (see Emma’s post Up to Greater Heights about the whole process of roofing). At first, I thought the tree that we are building the house under … More Rain, Rain, Go Away
Our groups have been doing an excellent job. I feel like the project is progressing very efficiently. It has been very inspiring to work with other students from different majors. This course offers many different learning opportunities to students between green building and housing development to actual carpentry with teamwork development. Through our guided efforts, … More Teamwork
Happy Saturday ya’ll– beat Missouri! On your commercial break when cheering on our DAWGS, check out this article on an interesting pre-built, 74 sq ft home called the France. Wondering where the name came from? Watch the video to find out! http://www.treehugger.com/tiny-houses/pre-fab-tiny-house-costs-1200-can-be-built-3-hours.htmlPhoto via Treehugger and Pin Up Houses
Do you like heights? I don’t! When I learned that we would be putting plywood over the rafter of our growing tiny house, my first thought was, ‘I hope I don’t have to get on the roof’. After setting up the air compressor, nail gun, and stretching out extension cords, everyone gathered around to hear … More Up to Greater Heights
Being a Furnishings and Interiors major, what really piques my interest about tiny houses are the plans and ideas that go inside the tiny house itself. Even with the insane size restrictions put on tiny homes, there are still so many options for layouts and plans; each house truly can be just as unique as … More its whats on the inside that matters
What does a Tiny House symbolize? What does it mean? What purpose does it serve? The Tiny House movement started here in United States and directly challenges the social principals that are instilled in many Americans. A Tiny House expresses the main ideas of simple living and being environmentally friendly. It is a social movement … More Tiny Houses of America