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This is the story of a couple who built an antique truck tiny house using 80% recycled materials. It’s super awesome!

Would you ever consider building your tiny house on an antique truck frame kind of like this? It’s definitely an awesome idea, even if you decide to keep it put. What do you think?

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They Built An Antique Truck Tiny House Using Mostly Reclaimed Materials

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This is a family of four’s 16ft tiny home on wheels.

It’s the tiny house story of a husband and wife, their two kids (ages six and eight), and their two dogs.

They built their tiny home on wheels using as many reclaimed materials as they could find and are now preparing to go on their first journey with it from Ohio to Colorado to visit and stay with their friends for a month.

Family of Four Build 16ft Tiny House to Adventure in with their Two Dogs!

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Images © Margo Puffenberger

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This is Truck-a-Float. It’s a floating micro shelter in NYC built using recycled truck caps.

Architects Matteo Pinto and Carolina Cisneros wanted to create a houseboat to live on in the summertime in New York City. The owners of Marina 59 in Far Rockaway, Queens had given them the space to build something (they paid the slip fee). Inspired by the hundreds of used truck caps they saw for sale along the highways of New Jersey and New York, they decided to build a floating home using a cap as a prefab roof complete with windows and screens.1

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Floating Micro Cabins Built w/ Recycled Truck Caps

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Wintergreen Studios built this eclectic micro cabin (less than 100 square feet) with cordwood walls from old cedar fence rails found on the land, ceiling rafters from a local woodlot, recycled glass and mirrors in the walls, reclaimed windows, door and wood stove, and slate floor tiles from an architectural salvage depot in Vermont.

We love the folding plywood bed, the charming simplicity of the tiny space, and the natural green roof!

Budget Micro Cabin Built with Recycled Materials & Green Roof 

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Image © Exploring Alternatives

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Annelies used recycled materials from the 2011 earthquake in New Zealand to build her own Tiny House on Wheels for just $19,000.

She’s a furniture-maker, and thought building a tiny would use many of the same skills, but she said the house challenged her, for sure! It features a lovely weathered exterior and a quaint cottage feel on the inside, complete with a lovely old-fashioned wood stove/oven!

You can learn more about her house in a video tour with Living Big in a Tiny House posted below, and by checking out their website here.

Related: Japanese Tiny Home on Wheels: Video Tour

Annelies’ $19000 Recycled Tiny Home in NZ

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This is a Micro Sauna and Pop Up Shelter built with recycled materials.

Chandler, the builder, hosts weekly soup and sauna parties during the winter in the Pacific Northwest. What do you think?

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Chandler’s DIY Micro Sauna Built w/ Reclaim!

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Images @ Chandler Sheets

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This is a 1o’ by 12′ tiny cabin built entirely out of recycled pallets.

Dan Gieski built the house on Potato Lake in Wisconsin.

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Tiny Cabin Built Using Recycled Pallets

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Images © Dan Gieski

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This is a young family’s DIY tiny house built with mostly recycled materials.

The family lived in it and enjoyed it for several years before selling it. Now they’ve started a small business in Sweden called Treesign Tiny Homes to build tiny houses for customers.

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Young Family’s DIY Tiny House Built with Recycled Materials

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Images © Treesign Tiny Homes

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This is a 67-square-feet recycled tiny house built for only $420.

It’s built on privately owned land where residents are developing their own DIY community.

Residents get to use the land for free in exchange for developing it with other structures, farming, and more. In the future, we believe more vacant land owners will allow this sort of arrangement. What are your thoughts on this community setup? Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thank you!

67 Sq. Ft. Recycled Tiny House Built for only $420

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Images © Happen Films via YouTube

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