Tiny House Workshops
Seattle, Washington September 9-10, 2017
This 2 day workshop will take place in the Seattle area. The dates are September 9 & 10, 2017. Your non-refundable tuition of $399 includes two days of instruction by Andrew himself, a 50+ page booklet distributed at the workshop, PLUS over $300 in free bonuses (available immediately after tuition payment is secured).
If possible, arrive on the evening of September 8 and join us at the open social from 7-9pm. 🙂
Ticket Price: $399
Workshop Location Information
Courtyard Seattle Federal Way
31910 Gateway Center Blvd South, Federal Way, WA 98003
Is This Workshop Right For Me?
It is if…
You don’t want to be that person that says “How hard can it be?” and then becomes the cautionary tale on Facebook tiny house groups
You’ve never built anything before and don’t know if you’re totally insane for even considering building your own tiny house
You’ve already started on your build but you’re running into a lot of questions and challenges and aren’t sure how to move forward
You want to build your own tiny house to save money but also want to make sure you know how to avoid making costly mistakes during the build
You’re an experienced builder but want to learn all the ins and outs of tiny house construction
What Will I learn?
Best Tools For Tiny Houses
Save time and money by learning which tools you need on your build (and which ones you can live without).
Design and Engineering
Start your build out right with a design that matches your needs and wants and provides a safe and secure structure.
Trailers & Road Restrictions
Learn how to choose the right trailer for your build and about best practices to safely and legally tow your tiny house.
Codes & Zoning
With all the recent changes in tiny house legalities, we keep you up to date with the details of tiny house codes and zoning.
We discuss alternative foundation options for those not wanting to build on a trailer.
Learn to frame a tiny house wall system whether it’s with wood studs, steel frame, or SIPs.
Windows, Doors, and HVAC
Keep your tiny house moisture & mold free with proper ventilation and window/door installations.
Discover various roofing options and how to frame, sheath, and attach them securely.
Plumbing, Electrical & Gas
Create safe installations of major utilities by learning tried and true techniques used by the pros.
Financing and Insurance
Learn how to finance and insure your tiny home and how to navigate through the options.
Learn everything you’ve always wanted to know about composting toilets.
Making the Move to Tiny Living
Prepare yourself for the changes that come with living tiny. Learn how to create your freedom!
Your Presenter is Andrew Morrison
Andrew has over 20 years of professional construction experience and in that time has done everything from designing and building the popular “hOMe” tiny house, to working as a licensed contractor and developer, to giving a tiny house TEDx presentation, to co-authoring the newly approved building code “Tiny House Appendix V”, which will be included in the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), to presenting about tiny houses to Brazil’s Finance Minister, to co-authoring The Official Idiot’s Guide to Tiny Houses, to hosting several step-by-step instructional videos on how to build houses, and more.
His greatest passion is teaching others how to build their own dream home and inspiring them to greatness. Since 2006, Andrew has personally taught over 2,500 participants at his workshops. Through his kindness, sense of humor, patience, and ability to teach complex concepts in easy-to-understand terms, his workshops are a mega-hit amongst his graduates. Make sure to bring all your questions!
Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Does It Cost?
In most locations, Early Bird Tuition (ends 4 weeks before each workshop) is $299 which includes over $300 in Bonuses. Regular tuition cost is $399. There is a $50 discount for sign ups of 2 or more people in a group.
Are There Group Discounts?
For sure! If you sign up with 2 or more in your group, you’ll each receive $50 off the tuition (even Early Bird).
What Are Workshop Hours?
Classes run from 9-6 on both Saturday and Sunday with an hour long lunch around 1pm.
Where Are Your Workshops Located?
Our venues vary from city to city but are typically in a hotel in which we are able to offer discounted room rates for those wanting to stay on site.
Is Tuition Refundable?
Tuition is not refundable under any circumstance. That said, if you find yourself unable to attend a specific workshop, we can extend your tuition payment to another one of our workshops within the current or following year.
What Are Your Friday Night Socials?
Each Friday evening from 7-9pm before our workshops we have an open social at the venue. They’re open to others in the community so feel free to bring a guest. They’re really fun and a great way to connect with other fellow tiny housers. We just ask that you RSVP to us if you plan on attending so that we can give the venue a rough idea of how many will be joining us.