Yesterday we showed you the gorgeous finished pictures of the SHEDsistence Tiny House, and we promised you a back stage pass to the building process.
Robert and Samantha have been living in their tiny home now for more than year, and it’s stellar! Look at how the couple built this amazing THOW with their own hands.
If you love what they’ve done and want to learn more, be sure to consider buying and downloading their E-Book that includes some 145 pages of in-depth detail into the entire process from conception to completion.
SHEDsistence: The Construction
100% D.I.Y. design and built tiny house. Built pay check to pay check on weekends over 14 months.
$30,000.00 in materials, $0.00 in labor.
24’-0” long, 8’-6” wide, 13’-5” tall and 9,930 lbs.
204 square feet overall footprint. 180 sf of living space and 24 sf of gear storage space.
2×3 advanced framed structure with continuous exterior insulation resulting in a wall assembly that weighs less and performs better thermally.
Our biggest suggestion for someone thinking about building their own tiny house would be to budget in a proper amount of time for research, learning the next task, ordering and acquiring materials. For every hour we spent on the project site building, we spent around 30 minutes at home do all of the other aforementioned tasks that are not building.
- One Year in SHEDsistence
- The Finished Product
- SHEDsistence 145-page E-Book
Our big thanks to Robert and Samantha for sharing!
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