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Wall sheathing done! Woo!

It’s been another busy few days! Those of you who follow me on facebook may know that since the last post I already had a good start on the wall sheathing. Well now I’m happy to report that it’s done! Sheathing the walls took a lot more work than I expected. Mostly this is due to my design and the challenges of working almost entirely alone. There was not a single piece of plywood used for sheathing that did not need be cut before putting it up. All pieced along the bottom need notches cut for the trailer brackets that […]

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Ladies and gentlemen, we’ve got walls!

It’s been a very big week here at the Tiny Project. If you follow me on facebook, you probably already know that I got wall number one (South) up last week, with help of friends and family to lift it into place. This holiday weekend has been non-stop house work. I was able to get both small end walls done yesterday, and today spent the day cutting and assembling the final (North) wall. This evening, more amazing helpers came by to finish the job. Once the first wall was up, it made a huge difference to have some 3-dimensional space […]

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Best way to create white walls?

I’ve been having an internal debate over whether I want the purity of all natural wood walls, or if that amount of wood will overwhelming and make me sick after a while. Paint fumes may make me sick in another way, but I’m leaning more and more towards a cleaner white look for the walls, though I don’t know how best to achieve it. Carrie and Shane Caverly of Clothesline Tiny Homes did a great job using drywall. They seem to have some tricks up there sleeves involving flexible mud and tape to prevent cracking during travel. I’m not sure […]

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