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This is the 16ft Tiny House on Wheels built for Living Big In A Tiny House while they are in the United States. It’s called The Little Zen and it was built together with Mike Bedsole of Tiny House Chattanooga.

Together with the amazing team from Tiny House Chattanooga, we have built our very own tiny house on wheels in the United States of America! This incredible home on wheels is 16ft (5 meters) long and designed to travel while still being jam packed with clever design features which make it a fully functional home on wheels.

Be sure to watch the two video tours at the bottom of this page. In one of them, you will get the story and full tour of the tiny house and in the other, you will learn how it was built from start to finish. Enjoy!

The 16ft Little Zen Tiny House on Wheels

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Photos via Living Big In A Tiny House/YouTube

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Pam and Bruce Westra are the owners of the Tiny Digs Hotel in Portland, Oregon.

Over the last few years, they have designed and built the 9 tiny homes at their hotel. And now, thanks to Jenna of Tiny House Giant Journey, they’re sharing their top 10 tiny house design/build tips that they learned along the way with you!

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Tiny House Hotel Owners Share Their Tiny House Design/Construction Tips After Building 9 Tiny Homes for their Hotel!

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This is a video series that gives you insight into how to do your own van conversion with master woodworker Dipa Vasudeva Das.

He’s the one who converts work vans into incredible (and famous) custom campers like this one and this one.

Enjoy!

Incredible DIY Campervan Conversion Video Series: How This Man Builds ‘Natural’ Tiny Homes Out of Work Vans!

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This is how Nancy Park built her tiny house on nights and weekends over the course of four years while working full time.

You may remember our original post about her titled, “69 Year Old Single Woman Builds Tiny Home in 4 Years on Nights and Weekends While Working Full Time,” where you can see her completed ‘High Desert Tiny House‘ and even book it for your next vacation!

In this post, she’s going to tell the story of how she built it (starting with the trailer!).

How Nancy Built Her Tiny House on Nights/Weekends!

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This is episode 1 of How to Build Your Own Tiny House (Tools & Safety) with Seth Reidy of Nelson Tiny Houses.

This episode is free but you can buy all 15 episodes at a discount by backing this project on Kickstarter.

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

12 Power Tools to Build Your Tiny House Faster (That You’ll Learn About in this Episode)

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This is to announce Nelson Tiny Houses’ Kickstarter campaign dedicated to showing you how to build your own tiny house on or off wheels.

They’re putting together an in-depth video series which consists of 15 episodes to show you everything they know about designing and building tiny homes.

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

Kickstarter to Show You How to Build Tiny Houses

Photo via Kickstarter

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News just broke that the city of Cape Coral, Florida is considering allowing tiny houses in certain areas.

According to Wink News, “city leaders spoke in favor of ‘tiny houses’ Monday during an informal Committee of the Whole meeting.”

Current zoning laws in Cape Coral require new homes built to a minimum of 1,100 square feet. Even though a final decision has yet to be made, the City Council members said they would be okay with the idea of allowing smaller homes to be built as long as 1) they are in a specific zoning area of the city, 2) they are built permanently on a foundation, 3) they built to be tolerant of hurricanes, and 4) that the homes are built to meet Florida’s building codes.

Tiny Homes Coming to Cape Coral, FL?

Screenshot via FOX4Now

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Build your Tiny Home – Sponsor a Hammerstone Course

Are you thinking of building a tiny house? Are you a DIYer who would like to know your construction process was supervised by a professional? Are you interested in supporting educational opportunities for new women carpenters?

Build your tiny house by sponsoring a carpentry class for women!

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This is a breakdown of what the couple behind Life Inside A Box paid to build their own tiny house on wheels.

Their total final cost was…. $34,667.23

This includes tools, renting a location to build, registering the trailer, appliances, materials, the trailer, etc. They contracted out the insulation, drywall, or kitchen countertops. Besides that, they did 95% of the labor themselves!

Watch the entire video below so you can learn more about where they spent their money on their tiny house project including a breakdown of costs.

How much do you expect to pay for your tiny home? Let us know in the comments.

Related: Q&A: How Much Does it Cost to Build a Tiny House?

Life Inside A Box: How Much Did Our Tiny House Cost?

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