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A Tiny Task Tiny House Built in 3 Days!

This is the story of A Tiny Task: a tiny home on wheels built in 3 days!

It’s a project by TaskRabbit and Community Solutions built at the Chelsea Triangle at 52 9th Ave in New York, New York.

This tiny house was auctioned off on eBay and 100% of the proceeds are going to a nonprofit to help build communities. Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thank you!

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Alex is a contributor and editor for TinyHouseTalk.com and the always free Tiny House Newsletter. He has a passion for exploring and sharing tiny homes (from yurts and RVs to tiny cabins and cottages) and inspiring simple living stories. We invite you to send in your story and tiny home photos too so we can re-share and inspire others towards a simple life too. Thank you!

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  • Kim P May 23, 2016, 2:00 pm

    I love this! It might be one of my favorites. By any chance does anyone know where the table and chairs can be purchased?

  • Gigi May 23, 2016, 2:02 pm

    Surely there are not many spaces to put a tiny house in a large city. Wouldn’t it be great if some of you talented people out there came up with more economical and appealing ways for urban dwellers to maximize space in their small apartments? I know we have seen some samples of this kind of renovation in this newsletter; I’m just asking for more.

  • David May 23, 2016, 4:38 pm

    Awesome, the teamwork! I counted, there were 14 people working on this (at least, some the camera may have missed).
    So basically 14 * 3 = 42 days it took. But you have to consider that as a team you help each other, you don’t waste time on driving to shops yourself, to search tinyhousetalk.com for tips and solutions to problems you are facing, to hold a joist or even an oversized drywall in place while screwing, etc etc.
    We know all of that easily triples the work time.
    So, 42 * 3 = 126 days to build this house.
    This doesn’t make this project an inch less awesome, but it explains to those who have to build themselves that 126 days (full-time) is a more reliable estimate to build a tiny house. :)
    – Unless of course you are really good, you know your stuff, you have it all on large premises in front of you, and you are experienced to use it.
    I just looked: it sold for USD 26.6k. For a good cause! I can see schools starting projects like this, all over. What an impact!

  • Gale May 23, 2016, 5:50 pm

    Just about the classiest THOW I have seen. Wonderful!

  • Maria May 24, 2016, 7:39 am

    Would have been nice to see pictures of the whole inside. Great job.

  • Maria November 24, 2016, 7:18 am

    Would love to have them build one for me. 26,000.00 is a great price. Too bad that they are up in New York. We could use them down here in Florida.

  • ROSEE November 28, 2016, 9:58 am

    Nice! Wonder if any pedestrians stopped to admire the work and results? Hope so!

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