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This is the story of Peter Matheson, the 70-year-old man who designed and built his own 125 sq. ft. tiny home on wheels. He shared his story with us in early 2016, and today I’m excited to tell you about a new video that Peter is featured in on Living Big in a Tiny House on YouTube!


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This is a 10ft Tiny House on Wheels built by Chris of Tiny Industrial.

It’s a 40 sq. ft. micro cabin on a trailer and it’s listed for sale on eBay.

Related: Man Builds 145 Sq. Ft. Tiny Home to Escape Corporate Life!

40 Sq. Ft. Micro Cabin on Wheels by Tiny Industrial

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I’m really excited to show you this man’s ‘road warrior’ tiny house that he built for only $9,174 because it reminds us of the real reasons to consider going tiny, which is to live life to the fullest.


His name is Josh, also known as, Artisan Josh (also @artison_josh on Instagram), and he’s been living and traveling with his tiny house all year!

His story also reminds us how we don’t need to spend so much money to build and live our dreams. I’m able to share this with you thanks to Jenna of Tiny House Giant Journey. Thanks and enjoy!

Inspiring Man Living Big in a $9,174 Tiny House!

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Ray, a 57-year-old engineer, spent two years building a Tiny House with innovative slide-outs so that he can retire without a mortgage and age comfortably in the space.1

Engineer Builds His Own DIY, Expanding Tiny Home for Retirement in Two Years!

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You may already know Marsha Cowan. She who recently sold her Tiny Red Bus, remember?

Marsha has also built another tiny cottage before, on a 14′ trailer, you can see that one here. It’s known as The Darling Tiny House and one of our wonderful readers even shared an illustration of it here. And before that, she built one called The Nest. So she’s no stranger to building!

And today, I’m here to share the continuation of Marsha’s tiny house journey with you. So grab a hot cup of tea or coffee and enjoy, in her own words and images, below. 🙂

Marsha Builds Her Next Tiny Home for Only $4.5k

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This is a micro A-frame cabin built in only three weeks with only $700 in materials using one of Derek Diedricksen’s plans. Amazing, isn’t it?

Tiny A-frame Cabin Built for $700 in Materials in Only Three Weeks!

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This is an unfinished DIY tiny house shell that survived Hurricane Irma in Naples, Florida.

The other cool part is, the couple who own it were able to park two cars inside it during the storm which helped protect the cars while also adding weight to the structure to stabilize it during the storm.

DIY Tiny House Shell Survives Hurricane Winds in Florida

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