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Ice fishing shanty: An original tiny house

Some of the original tiny houses were not built for Instagram-worthy photos, but for basic shelter from icy winds and harsh weather. The ice shanty or ice fishing house (also known as a fish coop, darkhouse or bobhouse) is popular in northern communities where ice fishing is a major winter sport. This towable ice fishing shanty was built by a tiny house contractor in Alberta, [...]

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Inside the World’s Largest Tiny House Event

The Florida Tiny House Festival has been registered with the Guinness Book of World Records. For the last two years, it has been epic grassroots gathering created by tiny house dwellers for the tiny house community. It was hosted by United Tiny House Association. The 2017 event featured over 110+ tiny structures— tiny houses by builders and DIYers, skoolies, gypsy wagons, v [...]

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Ladies and Gentlemen…The One…The Only…Pete Nelson!

If you’re a fan of the TV show “Tree House Masters” or you fondly recall your childhood days hoarding scrap pieces of lumber to build a fort or a tree house, you’ll be almost as enamored with our guest this week as Michelle is. Pete Nelson is the proud and ecstatic patriarch of a treetop dwelling empire of craftsmen and family members who have built over 300 tree houses [...]

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Pulling The Flap Back On Wall Tents

Follow me here. I was thinking about some of the old Christmas specials that were made in the 1960's. That led me to a mental picture of an abominable snowman and an igloo from the 1964 stop-animation of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Now I honestly don't know if the snowman had an igloo or not but that got me thinking about real-world igloos and where they exist and then so [...]

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Great Lakes Tiny Homes Offers Custom Homes and Placement

When you think of the Great Lakes, you think of some of the largest bodies of fresh water in the world. Now when the words come up, envision some tiny dwellings instead. Located halfway between Detroit and Traverse City, Mich., Great Lakes Tiny Homes is designing and building tiny homes in a state quickly adopting housing alternatives. Great Lakes Tiny Homes designs and buil [...]

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Couple Starts Howe Sound Tiny House After Backpacking Trip in Ecuador

After living the traditional “big house dream” in Squamish, British Columbia, Tim Sveum and his wife began to have doubts. The house with its big mortgage and renovations were not all they were cracked up to be. So the couple quit their jobs and backpacked through Ecuador for several months. Along the way they learned a few things. The Howe Sound Tiny House Company builds [...]

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Airy Tampa Bay Tiny Houses Built to NOAH Standards

Florida is one of the more recent states to embrace tiny houses, but with several new communities and builders being established there are now some colorful and contemporary designs to choose from. Tampa Bay Tiny Houses currently has three models to choose from. Tampa Bay Tiny Homes in St. Petersburg is servicing the state with three models as well as shells and custom de [...]

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Incredible Tiny Homes’ Diverse Designs and One-Week Workshop

Anyone who has watched HGTV’s “Tiny House Hunters” has seen Randy Jones’s Incredible Tiny Homes. Several of his designs have been featured as a buyer’s option while on their tiny house hunt. What you may not know is how diverse these designs can be and that you can purchase their 16 to 18 foot base models for less than $30,000 or build your own for around $20,000 duri [...]

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Most Popular Log Cabin

Green River Log Cabins Builds Custom Park Models in 3 Weeks

While park models offer a larger way to live tiny, many of them can only be purchased out of the box. Green River Log Cabins in South Carolina not only offers 12 models, but various ways to customize each cabin. In addition, once the design and planning process is complete, the build of each cabin only takes three weeks. Green River Log Cabins contain wood from sustainable for [...]

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Charle’s Arkansas Log Cabin

If you are looking for something a little larger than a tiny house on wheels and also enjoy the log home look you might be interested in this twelve by thirty log cabin with a six foot porch that Charles Hanna has for sale. This cute little log home is located in Jasper Arkansas and if lived anywhere near there and had a place to put this I know I would be tempted to t [...]

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Roger from Unforgettable Fire is Now Selling Tiny Houses

Direct from Roger Lehet, inventor of the Kimberly and Katydid Wood Stoves comes an announcement. Roger has decided to now add Tiny House Cabins to his offerings through his new company Unforgettable Tiny House. Roger's drive to supply the best of the best has helped him create world class wood stoves like the Kimberly And the Katydid These experiences as well as ha [...]

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Tiny House in a Landscape

This weeks Tiny House in a Landscape is a cabin featuring Fred Beal who lives in Helena, Montana. I featured one of Fred’s cabins in this feature in 2013 and he has been busy building more cabins and plans ever since we first met. Fred is an expert with the Log Dovetail technique in building log cabins. He recently relocated this cabin featured here and I have included a [...]

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