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Building a Front Door for a Tiny House

Due to the custom size of our front door, there was no chance of me finding something off the shelf. The door was going to have to be custom made. With no idea how to even hang a door, never... Continue Reading →

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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 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 →

Day 4 – Painting the Underside

It was forecast rain later today, but I thought I'd have time to get the base coat on and then install a tarp. So, that's exactly what happened. I sanded down the plywood with 80 Grit and then applied a... Continue Reading →

Day 3 – Cutting Insulation & Attaching Plywood

Due to the huge amounts of rain we get here, I need to expedite certain aspects of this build. Especially the time during which my floor assembly resembles an empty swimming pool. I decided to cut all the insulation to... Continue Reading →

Figuring out the Plywood Layout

As we live so far away from what one might call civilisation, the ‘Thursday’ delivery of wood, arrives at around 1pm. This means that the majority of my day was spent googling, reading, worrying and figuring stuff out. The rest... Continue Reading →

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