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Tiny House Construction Guide – Press Release & Pictures

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Download press release & pictures of the How to build a tiny house book guide: pictures & press release How to build a tiny house We are proud to present to you our first tiny house construction book guide on DIY tiny house construction How to Build a Tiny House. Step by step guidance, illustrations, photographs and more, […]

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Kids Playhouse Plans Turned into a Tool Shed

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We have not presented any of the products built based on our micro homes plans in a while, have we? Well we are going to fix that now. Today we have another crooked playhouse plans, except this time the playhouse was turned into a crooked shed. Why not, looks pretty cool! We are very grateful […]

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Energy Efficient Small House Plans

eco friendly tiny house, composting and of off grid living

Eco friendly micro homes Tiny house movement is become more and more popular in recent years for few main reasons: cost efficiency, whereby you can get rid of mortgage and lower your debts; trend of minimalistic living and a desire to live more simple life without burden of unnecessary things and space, concentrated on the […]

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Playhouse Blueprints Built in Pittsburgh

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Today we would like to introduce to you another of our products built in Pennsylvania. It seems like we are popular in Pennsylvania, as we already looked at cabin Ann or cabin Virginia from there as well. This time our story comes from Pittsburgh and it goes smaller on scale. We would like to present […]

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Small House Framing Connectors

Small house framing connectors, examples of metal fasteners on timber roof frame

Small house timber connectors A highly important item when it comes to DIY house plans construction are the small house framing connectors: components that attach different elements of the house to each other. They need to be effective in order to provide a proper structural support and stability and their strength and stiffness become crucial […]

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Free Cabin Plans

Free cabin plan

Free cabin plans available to download HERE. We are architects who are big supporters of tiny house movements and concentrate on designing easy to build micro house plans off all kinds. You have probably noticed that, if you have been following us alreadt, but maybe you just stumbled upon our small house blog for the very […]

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Wooden Cabin Bettie Nearly Finished

DIY wood cabin with front porch

Hello, we are back with Bettie by lake! Remember her? The magical wooden cabin Bettie with front porch in the woods built following our cabin plans and overlooking a lake, whose images we got from its builder Alex – thank you Alex again! To remind you, it all started with a pillar foundations and timber floor […]

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Crooked Playhouse in all its Beauty

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Remember our excited article about crooked playhouse in Czech Republic? The small house made of red timber frame, which has a loft and cross gable roof with with little windows? This one. Well we are back reporting the completion of the construction process! Radek – thank you again for so amazing photos, seriously! – was building […]

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Small House Flooring Types

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Flooring Flooring is the top layer of floor structure. It plays important role in the interior, be it big building, small cabin or small house plans. Flooring should be level, acoustically and thermally insulating, mechanically durable and non-toxic. Another aspect to consider are also costs, visual properties, how easy or difficult it is to clean and […]

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Virginia, Wood Cabin with Front Porch

small cabin with front porch

Have you met Virginia? She is one of our small house plans, a cabin with front porch, shed roof and loft. We don’t think you did, so we would like to change that today and introduce you Virginia from Milanville, Pennsylvania. She is still under construction process, but nearing completion and it is exciting to […]

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Concrete Foundation Footings

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Materials for concrete foundation Concrete (binder/sand/gravel/water) or complex dry concrete mix Boards / planks Anchor bolts Metal fasteners – basic Concrete foundation footings method Cast in situ concrete foundation footings are a type of concrete foundation suitable for example for low-cost, simple single-storey small houses made of wood. For these, the dimensions would be about 14” x […]