One of our primary motivations in building tiny was to save money so that we could better spend our time and energy doing the things we love. The differences in cost between large and tiny houses are obvious, but this infographic breaks down the hidden costs of buying a bigger house in a super clear […]
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"Andrew's the bomb when it comes to building a tiny house and explaining the process clearly. I can't recommend his video highly enough. It's the most beautifully done and thoroughly informative footage. Andrew's a far better builder than most anyone I know, including me." - Jay Shafer (FourLightsHouses.com)
"The hOMe plans are very high quality, contain a lot of detail, and are geared toward the beginner builder. The materials list is incredibly detailed and the framing plans feature more detail than standard. Also, Andrew’s detailed video explaining how to read house plans is not to be missed." - Ryan Mitchell (TheTinyLife.com)
"Andrew has such a genuine way about him that makes everyone immediately feel both comfortable and part of a team. If you have the opportunity to attend of of his workshops, you must go! It will be both time and money well spent. You’ll grow and learn in ways that you hadn’t anticipated." - BA Norrgard (ABedOverMyHead.com)
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If you are interested in seeing tiny houses legalized as primary residences across the US, we would love your help! As you likely already know, we won approval for a tiny house construction code through the International Code Council (ICC) in December. As such, we now have an official Tiny House Appendix in the 2018 version […]
We hope you’ll join us at the Tiny House Conference April 8-9, 2017! Over the course of two days (three if you include Friday’s “Tool School”) you’ll have the opportunity of attending presentations by numerous tiny house experts (Andrew included!) and learn about all things relating to tiny house living and construction. SOME TOPICS COVERED […]
As the Oregon Legislative Assembly considers the legalities of tiny houses, Gabriella and I travelled to Salem, Oregon yesterday to discuss the topic with State Representatives, building officials, and industry professionals in the State Capitol building. I was invited to take part in the “Tiny House Work Group” tasked with assessing current legislation proposals meant to address tiny […]
We are really excited about the upcoming Tiny House & Green Living Freedom Fest taking place in New Paltz, NY June 30-July 2, 2017! The first tiny house festival in New York state, this event is going to be a blast! Andrew will be presenting throughout the weekend so you know it’s going to be […]