Once you have selected your location, studied the design plans of your project, gathered your material, the building process can begin and with it its first step, foundation construction. There are several factors determining what types of foundation is best suitable for your project. However no matter which one you end up constructing, the crucial […]
Aspects influencing types of tiny house foundation There are several types of small house foundation and it is very important to realise, which one is the best suitable for you start setting out foundations. It is determined by several factors. Do you need a building permit? Click HERE First and probably most obvious is a size […]
Load-bearing floor framing structure Floor is a structure supported by the building foundation directly. In small houses where no deep concrete foundation along the entire perimeter is considered, the floor will have to resist fluctuating temperatures as it is in direct contact with the exterior environment. Therefore, include sufficient thermal insulation in your calculations, primarily in cool weather conditions. The floor […]
Materials Concrete (binder/sand/gravel/water), complex dry concrete mix or clay soil Asphalt sheet Masonry materials – bricks/rocks/concrete blocks Method The dimensions of a common masonry foundations amount to about 14″ x 14″/ 350 x 350 mm or even less. For tiny houses, small cabins or garden sheds, bricks laid flat on the ground often suffice. The recommended dimensions of the […]
Download press release & pictures of the tiny house France project: pictures + press-release TINY HOUSE FRANCE Location: Czech Republic, south of Prague Costs: $1,200 Construction time: 3 hours Number of builders: 3 Design: Joshua Woodsman- architect INTERIOR & EXTERIOR I would like to introduce you to our new prefabricated experimental pin-up tiny house, which I call […]
Our crooked wooden playhouses have already made children happy at many different places. Some of our customers were so kind to share photos of their work in progress or finished masterpieces (thank you!) and we are always excited to see what results emerged from journey started with our plans for DIY constructions. When you are a […]
“I would like to extend my thanks to you for making the plans available at such a reasonable cost. I also appreciate that you have detailed the important dimensions and sequence so completely.” Bob Check out our plans for DIY wooden tiny houses and cabins and maybe you will end up with one yourself. Remember […]
You can build according to our small cabin plans anywhere. At least that is what we like to think, so we are always happy when someone proves us right. This time we will show you that you can build a cabin in the rainforest of Big Island in Hawaii! Sounds exciting? Well apparently it was, from […]
Construction of our experimental prefabricated tiny house continues successfully. We are assembling wall, floor and roof panels. Refresh your memories of what we have done so far here and then enjoy these new pictures!
The process how I am building the new Pin-Up Prefabricated house called France!
Another cabin based on our DIY small cabin plans is being born. It is a cabin Ann in Eastern Pennsylvania in USA and we would like to share more with you – thank you Bob for the photos and information! This Ann follows the plans very closely with only small adjustments, the most important one being […]
Download press release & pictures of the Cheryl Cabin project: pictures + press-release The Cheryl cabin Location: Czech Republic, south of Prague Costs: $2,900 Construction time: 28 days Number of builders: 1 Design: Joshua Woodsman- architect In the beginning, I dreamed about designing small living spaces, which could be built by anyone anywhere. This led to the […]
“The plans are very well thought out and clearly illustrated, so although I’am an amateur, it was easy to build the cottage.” “Joshua built this for me and at the same time used it as advertising for his project Pin-up houses. I am planning to use it as a place of rest and sleep during […]
I completed building the cabin Cheryl in three weeks. I took a lot of photos and a GO-PRO camera was placed at the building site, which took a picture every minute. My friend who is studying at film school is making the final edit of this “Cheryl action video”. It will be quite informative for […]
Hi there! My second post is here. I would like to tell you about our trip. We, me and Joshua, decided to visit NYC couple weeks ago. The main reason of our visit was the modern and interesting architecture of the city. I was really happy to be there, truthfully mainly because of Joshua, because it’s […]