I just wanted to thank the Teachers and the students in this class. Before I started the class, I only knew how to work a drill and screwdriver. I never imagined that I’d be comfortable with power saws and staple guns just a few months later. I feel like I’ve learned a lot of life … More Thanks
There’s alot of merit to this old saying. Batten helps keep water out from the cracks in wooden boards and solidify the structure of the house.
The wood we used in the house is beautiful. It’s amazing how one tree provided enough wood to make all the floors and walls of the house plus more! That’s recycling at work!
We finished up the floors and started on the main area walls on Monday, and we got to use a cool machine that you hit with a hammer to make a staple go into the ground. It took a little time to figure out how to use it efficiently, but eventually we got a good … More Floors Down, Walls Coming Up.
On Monday our team put up the roof, and it is very blue. I love the color, and I think it looks very well with the barn style. Red would have probably gone a little better with our school colors, but I am a fan of the blue.
Though it’s not a toy, this circular table saw is my favorite tool to use on the job site. I was definitely a little hesitant around it when we first started but now I feel just shy of pro. One of my goals for the course was to generally feel more comfortable using power tools … More It’s not a toy, but it’s my favorite tool!
Tiny House Town (http://www.tinyhousetown.net/) is a blog that I recently stumbled upon. The creator, Jen, has been posting for two years with her focus being on tiny house living. She is personally drawn to their social, economical, and environmental benefits. I enjoyed reading through her blog as it contained ample examples of tiny houses (and … More Tiny House Town
After much time, we have finally ditched the plywood flooring and finished off our tiny house with some beautiful poplar wood from our own UGA garden. This flooring marks a major stepping stone toward our finished product, and it adds a nicely finished accent to the poplar that was used in the bathroom that we … More Poplar for Plywood
After a semesters worth of work, our tiny house is finally reaching its later stages! Today we placed and secured the tin roofing which completes our tiny house roof. As you can see, it is a distinct blue color, and was installed upon request of the very professor’s who plan to utilize this house as … More I’m Blue Da Ba Dee