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Building, growth and communication..

Building, growth and communication..

So the rumours are true, Johan and I have taken on yet another project, a Tiny Home, super exciting stuff around here. The dream of building our own tiny home was born long before either of us met, so we felt like theres no time like the present. The idea of having a home of our own and ability to take it with us should we ever move was really intriguing to us, the idea of less ‘stuff’ and more time felt good, and the connection to our resources felt even better. Being able to power the tiny home with solar power, heat it with wood heat, plumb it with rain water collection and have use of a composting toilet are some really big things we’ve taken into consideration. After checking out many tiny homes over the years and having some favourites we decided to meld a couple designs together and add our own flare to it. We went with “The Tiny project” (http://tiny-project.com) plans, but going with the “tiny tack house” (http://tinyhouseblog.com/stick-built/tiny-tack-house/) overall layout. We got to work with researching trailers and the long search of craiglist for a flat deck trailer. The day finally came when we scored a nice 18ft trailer deck at a great price and so “Tiny is huge” was born! We ordered supplies and the rest was history, or so to say!    We started on the trailer deck, getting it prepped, coated, painted and ready for the subfloor. Even had Brian weld on a foot extension at the back and 9 inches on either side of the deck to add more room for...