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This is the story of a 13 year old who built his own tiny cabin for only $1500!

Meet Luke Thill, who at age twelve started working on his very own tiny house- one a mere 5′ by 10′, but with a sleep loft, transforming dining table, and even a small kitchenette. At age thirteen, using money from summer lawn-mowing jobs, and bartering (electrical wiring help in exchange for cleaning out a garage in one case), Iowa’s Thill completed his tiny house- one that he calls the practice precursor to a future “real” tiny house he plans on designing and eventually living in.2


Inspiring 13 Year Old Builds His Own Tiny Cabin for only $1500

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Talk about patience! This man built a home using 7,500 glass bottles — and you can rent it.

Called the “Bungalow in the Boulders,” the house sits near Joshua Tree and boy is it stunning. Be sure to watch the video with Deek from Relaxshacks.com after checking out the pictures, because the builder explains the painstaking process he used to cut, glue and mortar the walls of this rustic-glam vacation home. Rent it here!

Enjoy!

Related: Small Studio Cabin for Rent in Joshua Tree, CA

Bungalow in the Boulders: 7,500 Bottle Home!

Screenshots via YouTube/RelaxShacks

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This is a Relax Shacks Hands-On Tiny House Workshop hosted by the Diedricksen Brothers.


It runs February 3-5 at Los Angeles’ CAFAM Museum, and you will get live, hands-on instruction in tiny house building. The workshop is limited to 40 students, so sign up now!

Relax Shacks Hands-On Tiny House Workshop

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Have you ever wanted to build an affordable, DIY tiny home?

Well, this is a $1200 tiny house built with recycled pallets.

In this story, Deek takes you on a tour and interview with the owner/builder.

Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thank you!

$1200 Tiny House Built with Pallets

Screenshot via YouTube/RelaxShacksDOTcom

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This is an announcement for a hands on workshop in Fargo, North Dakota with Deek Diedricksen of RelaxShacks.com.

It’s a North Dakota Workshop and only 12 students will be taken in. So space is very limited. It’s this May 30-31, 2015– in Fargo, North Dakota. Two full days with Deek and Dustin Diedricksen (HGTV, DIY Network, Authors of 2 Tiny House Books), with guest builder Austin Hay (Viral video subject who first built his own tiny house at age 15!), with more tba. 20+ hours of hands-on building, with meals included.

Deek’s Hands On Workshop in Fargo, North Dakota

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In this video you’ll discover 20 space saving tiny house design tips thanks to Jenna and Guillaume from Tiny House Giant Journey and Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen of RelaxShacks.com.

The two have designed and built their own DIY tiny house on wheels and are now traveling the United States and Canada with it while living full time in it. Very exciting and inspiring, isn’t it?

Related: Couple Living and Touring in their DIY Tiny Home on Wheels

VIDEO: 20 Space Saving Tiny House Design Tips

Reminder: Upcoming Hands On Workshop with Deek in North Carolina (Space Limited)

If you enjoyed these 20 space saving tiny house design tips you’ll absolutely LOVE our free daily tiny house newsletter with even more! Thank you!

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This is a reminder about the upcoming hands on tiny house workshop led by Derek “DEEK” Diedricksen of RelaxShacks.com and author of Humble Homes, Simple Shacks…

The event is this November 22-23, 2014. Space is limited to 20 participants and since there’s still a chance for one of them to be you if you’re interested and able to make it to Wilmington, North Carolina I wanted to make sure you knew about it first.

By participating you’ll learn about:

  • salvage construction,
  • building decks,
  • working with pallets,
  • repairing windows,
  • building your own doors,
  • using power tools,
  • and so much more.

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