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by Steve Auth

We build Sheep wagons, Gypsy Wagons, any type of Tiny House. What is really unique about our builds is they all have a Skeleton of a welded aluminum frame work with a sprayed polyurethane foam insulation with a metal roof of various colors for a four season usable tiny house.

We start with an aluminum trailer on our vehicle pulled models. Some on wagons,some pulled by horses, Woolywagons are perfect getaways on the back forties, down on the pond, a guest house, a cabin rental. Keep an eye out for our new Hobit Hut(tm) by Woolywagons(tm).

We also deliver our custom Woolywagons, built here at our Lazyaa B&B Guest Ranch, home of the Woolywagons, located in central Indiana. We welcome guest and DIY folk with a free stay at the Lazyaa during or after any Woolywagon build. Also, the Lazyaa welcomes all traveling tiny house folks for a great getaway, lots of shade, fishing, golf, billiards, canoeing, and camping. If your flying in for planning your Woolywagon your stay is free! We will pick you up at the Indianapolis International Airport and you will have our undivided attention.

Our pricing verys as you can imagine it so depends on size, material, type of wood (softwood vs hardwood interior etc.) Much depends what a client has to budget in a custom tiny house.

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Here at Woolywagons we offer a no charge two day stay to go over what a potential client has in mind for their dream tiny house. Our designs can be pulled by compact cars, towed by trucks, horses, or set and delivered. Woolywagons are also available without a trailer & wheels.

We believe communication is important to reach everyone’s expectations. If you fly in we will personally pick you up at Indianapolis International Airport or you can rent a car for theforty minute drive north to our location. This allows you to get to know us, visit our shop, enjoy a stay in our tiny cabin or a Woolywagon with a campfire and enjoy the ranch.

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I want too stress that we absolutely do not put any sales pressure on our guests. We make a lot of friends and hey our motto is life don’t get any better than that. Winter stays are cozy here, so folks don’t let weather keep you away! You all have heard of Hoosier Hospitality, let us show you what it’s all about.

Tiny House travelers are also welcome here. As a matter of fact, we are putting together a Midwest tiny house gathering here at the Lazyaa where it is very shaded and woodsy. So folks, give us call about the dates this year and visit our Ranch and Woolywagons Shop.

If you decide to purchase a Woolywagon be sure and mention you discovered them at the Tiny House Blog.

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Cathy Johnson (Kate) - February 5, 2014 Reply

These are wonderful! Who hasn’t imagined a sheepherder’s wagon in their future…

Amanda - February 5, 2014 Reply

I am wowed by your hospitality. This is an option I had never heard of. Thank you for the great idea!

Ellie - February 5, 2014 Reply

what kind of septic do you use?

    Steve Auth - February 5, 2014 Reply

    Hi Ellis
    We recommend envirolet composting toilets or porta pottys or we do install a full RV type of bathroom, shower,toilet with waste going to a holding tank. I hope this helps answer your question Please feel welcome folks too also call us here at Woolywagons with questions or write us at woolywagons@aol.com We will do our best to help rather we are building for you or someone else or we are building the closed in DIY models we offer where you finish the inside interior. Thank you all for the kind comments
    Sincerely Steve Auth
    CEO woolywagons. Feel welcome to email us woolywagons@aol.com 765-513-0931 765-513-9104

Mags - February 5, 2014 Reply

Holy Cow! This style of building knocked my socks off! I’ve been wanting to make a vardo for some time, but as I was reading and looking at the photos… The cost reductions in using this method are enormous!
Take a look at these tiny houses! The concept is utterly revolutionary. The costs are hugely reduced!
Get a trailer, build a small steel box on it. Now use Greenhouse Bendies http://www.hoopbenders.net across the top, like any Vardo, or any Conestoga wagon. Bendies are so effin cheap! The bendie tool costs only $50-$100. Because of weight issues, it might have be stepped up to bent luminum I-Beams, or closer fence bendies… Maybe more crosswise reinforcement.
For skin, use metal roofing.
DIY Closed cell spray foam insulation adds comfort and rigidity to the roof http://www.tigerfoam.com/
On the interior, use some forms of bendable covering, from plastic, tin ceiling material, plastic “tin ceiling” material, 1/4″ plywood or even fabric.
Finish the inside.
HOLY COW! The savings are enormous!

    Steve Auth - February 6, 2014 Reply

    Howdy Mag We are glad you like our Woolywagons(tm)We make our own (bows)here at Woolywagons the round bendys don’t work to well and usually of soft galvanized steel yes steel as well as all metals comes in different grades, thicknesses,etc. Our product and technologies are a proven system and monolithic in design,our woodwork we consider to be of Rustic Elegence and each Woolywagons a piece of art with an affordable price with all that we put into them.
    I do want to thank you for your your kindness and excitement of our Woolywagons and any tiny house I certainly can see you have an eye for quality & uniqueness
    Steve Auth
    CEO Woolywagons. http://www.woolywagons.com

Patricia - February 5, 2014 Reply

Awesome! They are sooo cute, and I love the aspect of the lessened price!!! Thanks for sharing these!

Kate Roeder - February 5, 2014 Reply

Oh man, I think I’m in love. With your generous heart, your enthusiasm, and the beauty of your work.

Gloria House - February 5, 2014 Reply

Reminds me od a little HOBBIT HOUSE-love it!

BARBARA MORROW - February 5, 2014 Reply

PLEASE SEND ME PRICING INFO ON YOUR DIY MODELS. VERY INTERESTED IN FINISHING MYSELF.

    Steve Auth - February 6, 2014 Reply

    Hi Barbara
    Could you please email me or call so I can discuss what you have in mind, Take us up on your free getaway here if you wish.Seriously No pressure sales here and still not sure, or does not fit your budget after a short stay on us to discuss a build .You will have had a good time and we will have added a new friend.I decided a long time ago it is my objective in this life when I part this world to have made as many friends and acquaintances as possible.Do you want a Woolywagon built upon a trailer to be pulled by a compact car,truck,or a wagon model or one that could be pulled by a horse ?Please feel welcome to call, be prepared for me to pick your brain though 765-513-9104 765-513-0931
    woolywagons@aol.com
    Thank you
    Steve O and buy the way we will help guide you through the diy interior process if you happen to run into a snag. Our DIY models start at $9000 for a 10 foot model on a new aluminum trailer completely in closed weather tight with Windows and camper door with a screen door. When finished, weighing in at only approximately 1500 pounds very light and pulled by most compact cars easily due to our unique construction techniques of welded aluminum framing which we feel no body else can match.

Daniel - February 6, 2014 Reply

Very cute and fun.

Anne - February 7, 2014 Reply

They’re really lovely – who wouldn’t love them?

David Remus - February 14, 2014 Reply

Very nice designs.

A price list showing past trailers with photos would be most helpful and save your valuable time from talking to us dreamers that definitely aren’t financially ready to build a home or order a trailer. I am looking into many options for small housing but I don’t want to lead someone on, fishing for information that should be posted at your site while showing off your handiwork. Give us some ballpark figures to work with.

Beautiful trailers, thanks.

    Steve Auth - February 23, 2014 Reply

    hi Dave
    I understand what you are saying,the thing is so much on price depends on model and interior,and amenities. What I usually ask a potential client is do you have a budget then we can tell them what model and much their budget will buy them . SO to best answer your question Our Woolywagons DIY models starting at $9000 fully enclosed aluminum trailer with a fully aluminum framed woolywagons with wood exterior (10ft long,12,14,16,18,ft in length )welded upon the trailer,has windows, door(camper door with screen door,metal roof,insulation optional, other options available,ready to be pulled down the road on a single torsion axle,Ready for your DIY interior(14 ft and longer are dual axle models.10 & 12ft use the single axle and pull like a dream and suitable lightweight for compact cars. Requirements apply) hope this helped Dave We will gladly trouble shoot any Woolywagon DIY project
    Sincerely,Steve
    http://www.woolywagons.com
    765-513-9104 personal cell
    Company phone 765-513-0931 We answer hello how can we help YOU, feel welcome to ask your questions
    THANK YOU

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