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Welcome to TinyHouseBuild.com! We are so glad you are here. Our goal is to empower you with the very best information, tools, and resources so that you can achieve your tiny house dreams in the least time possible, at the lowest cost, and with the biggest smile on your face. Feel free to look around our site and to sign up for our Free 7 Day E-Course! If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask. :)

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Our workshops are the best resource for getting your tiny house dreams off the ground. Join us for a not to be forgotten weekend!

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The hOMe plans are complete and stamped by a structural engineer. Use them as-is or customize them to fit your specific needs.

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Our best selling "How To Guide To Building A Tiny House" video series contains 6+ hours of invaluable information. It's a must watch!

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Get started right away by signing up for our self paced Free 7 Day E-Course. Learn the basics from trailers all the way through roofing.

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What people are saying...



Jay Shafer

"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)


Ryan Mitchell

"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)

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BA Norrgard

"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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Sea of Cortez beach view from palapa

Little Patch Of Paradise

En route to Loreto, we stopped in an absolutely adorable, small, and quaint town called Mulege to buy some groceries, get large water jugs and swap out some dollars for pesos.  The one-way streets were very narrow.  The pace was very relaxed, people were friendly and it had tons of charm.  We all immediately felt […]

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Teaching Jesus How To Hula Hoop

Our goal for yesterday’s drive was to make the full 637 km drive from San Quintin to the Sea of Cortez.  However, the drive was slower than we had anticipated (hundreds of kilometers driving through windy, mountain roads) and realizing that nightfall was fast approaching, we instead pulled into a small community called San Ignacio, […]

Mexican border San Ysidro

The Border Crossing

While running our last minute, early-morning errands before crossing the border, Andrew and I realized that we hadn’t seen his passport at all since leaving Ashland.  I’ll spare you the details of the three hours of intense emotion that ensued for both of us and I’ll just say that at 11am Andrew found it.  By […]

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The Lucky Broken Tooth

Yesterday, during an eating stop between Sacramento and LA, a large chunk of Andrew’s rear molar broke off.  It didn’t come as a total surprise as his dentist had warned of a day when perhaps this might happen.  What was disconcerting though (other than the obvious fact that he now has a large piece of […]

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Freshly Sliced Pineapple

Last night was the first really stellar sleep we have gotten in weeks.  It felt amazing to wake up in our new, soft-sided home.  We celebrated by cooking a full breakfast of egg, sausage, and asparagus scramble with freshly sliced pineapple on the side. We love how easy and carefree compact living is feeling.  Andrew […]