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Tumbleweed Tiny House Building Workshop with Dee Williams

Next month there is a Tumbleweed tiny house building workshop with Dee Williams.

It’s a weekend workshop that runs Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm.

The dates are October 29-30, 2011. If you get your tickets before October 10 you can save 25%.

Dee Williams at Tumbleweed Tiny House Building Workshop

Dee Williams has been living in her custom made tiny house since 2004. She built it for just $10,000 using mostly reclaimed materials.

Since then Dee has been helping other people learn how to build their own little houses. She has also written a book called Go House Go which shows you how to build your own tiny house on wheels.

Tiny House Construction Workshop with DeeDee Williams - Tiny House Building Workshop

When: Saturday and Sunday, October 29-30, 2011, 9 am to 5 pm.

Where: Atlanta, GA (exact location TBA)

How much: $399 for a 2 day pass

Important: Save 25% ($100 off regular price) if you order before October 10.

What You’ll Learn

After you’re done with this workshop you’ll have learned everything you need to know on building a small, sustainable home. Specifically one on wheels.

Throughout the workshop Dee will answer all of your questions regarding construction of your future tiny house. She will also be sharing her ideas on how to save money by using reclaimed materials (and tips on how to find them).

All in all Dee will help you turn your tiny house dreams into reality. After all- she’s done it herself and has helped many do the same.

The course goes over:

  • The 14 tools you’ll need
  • How to build on a trailer
  • How to build on a regular foundation
  • How to choose materials
  • How to prevent condensation
  • Common issues with small houses
  • Framing and sheathing
  • Siding
  • Insulation
  • Roofing
  • Appliances
  • Building codes
  • Windows and fire codes
  • Sizing cabinets, doors, showers, toilets and more

After you’re done with this class you’ll be an expert in tiny house design and construction. Even if you don’t plan on building it yourself you’ll leave knowing that you can handle managing the project of building your house.

How to Sign Up for the Workshop

Remember if you reserve before October 10 you can save a lot of money. A two day pass will cost you $399 if you wait. It’s only $299 if you do it now. You can also order discounted tickets if you want to bring a friend, family member or spouse.

To learn more about the Tumbleweed tiny house building workshop that Dee Williams is hosting click here.

Then click on the Atlanta, GA Oct 29-30.

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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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  • deek September 29, 2011, 3:04 pm

    Very cool! I’ve been invited to guest speak at Jay’s NYC Tumbleweed House Co. Workshop as well (Oct 16th)- and a few other things down the road perhaps- where I’ll certainly yack about some sites, resources, your blog included. Hope you’re well Alex!

  • Alex September 29, 2011, 4:34 pm

    Awesome Deek! Thanks for stopping by!

  • noora September 30, 2011, 7:31 pm

    I like your whole idea on this kind of a new things. Congrates Deek…

  • Alex October 3, 2011, 2:37 pm

    Thanks for coming by here Noora

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