Stick Built - Part 116

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Tortoise Shell Home

William and Sharon Kastrinos of Tortoise Shell Homes located in Calistoga, California, have been in the building and related industries for some 25 years. In addition William spent 10 years in manufacturing as a General Manager and Operations Manager where he studied cellular manufacturing and material handling. This is their secret to keeping our costs … Read more

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Tumbleweed Tiny House Tour

Saturday I had the privilege of visiting Jay Shafer (Tumbleweed Tiny House Company) at one of his free open house days at his home in Sebastopol, California. I wanted to experience first hand his craftsmanship and see the actual house he lives in and meet him in person. Jay had just completed a Vardo, which … Read more

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Martin House-To-Go

Hurricane Katrina played a major part in Julie Martin‘s move from specializing in restoring historic homes to building a portable, affordable, well built vision on wheels called the “Fresh Start.” Julie lost everything in Katrina, but gained a vision on building small homes from the experience. With the initial guidance of Jay Shafer of Tumbleweed … Read more

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