Tofino Tiny Home

Live Simply So others can Simply Live

Asking for Help

I'm not sure if it's just me, or perhaps men in general, but it seems as if asking for help doesn't come easily. Whether it's ego, or simply the satisfaction of completing something yourself, asking for help gets in the... Continue Reading →

Roofing Considerations

The roofing might possibly the most complicated stage of the entire build so far. To be honest, I hadn't even given it much thought before deciding on a standing seam, metal roof. I guess that seeing the number of tiny... Continue Reading →

Papering the Exterior and Installing Windows

This stage is one that I have been most confident in, as I had helped a construction friend install windows the previous month and so felt I had a good grasp of what was needed. This didnt’ stop me thoroughly... Continue Reading →

Dormer Overhang & Fascias

It's never easy figuring out the order of things when building your very first tiny house, it's like a game of chess; you have to be thinking a few steps ahead. I'm still not sure if I've been doing things... Continue Reading →

Day 14 and some…

Well, it's been 11 days since I posted, it seems like an eternity and there's so much to tell you.  I'm not sure where to begin, or even how many days I'm at right now. I've been working so hard... Continue Reading →

Day 12 & 13 – Last Wall and Main Loft

Day 12 was more like a half day, it was a rainy day, but I did manage to squeeze in the last wall between showers. In fact, it only took me a couple of hours to erect the last wall.... Continue Reading →

Day 8 to 11 – Walls 2 & 3

It's been a few days since I wrote anything and now all the days seem to be blurring into one, but I'll do my best to separate them out for you. I have been putting in a lot of tiring... Continue Reading →

Day 7 – First Wall

Getting the first wall up was an amazing milestone! Twelve days ago I picked up my trailer and already I have one wall up.  I couldn't be happier. Whilst we're not on a timeline, as such, I don't want to spend... Continue Reading →

Day 6 – Laying the Subfloor

Today I completed the insulation and installed the plywood subfloor. I trimmed off the excess spray foam and then just before I was about to drill the holes and bolt down the trailer, I remembered that I was going to... Continue Reading →

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