As Scottlyn mentioned in her previous post, ‘Nit Picking’ Tuesday was a spent working on several tedious tasks. Our house is coming along and with the weather barrier wrap on the outside and a few of the windows in place it’s starting to look more like a home than a plywood box! Here are a … More Slow and Steady Wins the Race
What is a tiny house without a tiny bathroom! In the picture below, we see Emma standing in what will soon be the shower. Directly next to her will be the sink and toilet! All in that small, small space. “SUCH A SMALL BATHROOM” one may exclaim. But after thinking about how much time you … More The Tiny Bathroom
Over the past few weeks, the house has progressed very quickly. The flooring, sides, roof, and now openings for the windows are all completed! Each class time has been full of everyone working on the house to get major things done. It is so fun to work together and see the (many) fruits of our … More Nit Picking
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