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Tested tiny house insight and instructions from an experienced tiny house owner, builder, and dweller.
Why Get Tiny House Advice from Ethan?
Hands on experience
I built my tiny house by hand. I've made all of the common mistakes so you don't have to.
Focus on making good decisions.
I don't just tell you want to do. I know that your tiny house needs are unique, so I focus on helping you make the right decisions.
Theory AND practice.
Everything I recommend is something I either have used myself or have researched extensively.
Tiny House Decisions was illuminating and I am glad you put it out there. Thanks for helping us get our mental wheels in motion.Jana Westover
I'm so glad I started out with your book before getting knee deep in the construction!Brenda Moore
From The Tiny House Blog
When they think of tiny houses, most people think of tiny houses on wheels. These portable homes have become the symbol of the tiny house movement. They're popular because building a tiny house on a trailer enables you to get around pesky building requirements and zoning laws.read more
While my focus is on helping people to build their own tiny houses, I do recognize that not everyone wants to or indeed should build their tiny house. Building a tiny house is a huge thing to do. It requires a lot of time, effort, patience, and skill. If you're even slightly unsure about doing it, you probably shouldn't go there.read more
Once you've decided you want to live in a tiny house, the next big question is, “should you build your tiny house yourself or should you have it built for you?”read more
One of the most obvious benefits of living in a tiny house on wheels is that you can move house, quite literally! But towing a tiny house isn't no simple task. If you've ever towed any kind of mobile home, you'll know that a lot goes into making sure it will be safe while it's on the road.read more
I'm often asked how families or couples with children can all fit into one tiny house. Others want to know how they can find the space to host guests in their tiny houses. Well, it's not easy to find extra bed space in a tiny house, but if you get creative with bunk beds, you might just be able to do it! I have therefore compiled a list of bunk bed ideas for tiny houses.read more
One of the questions I'm asked most frequently is, “where can I buy tiny house plans?” And while I ended up working with an architect to design a completely custom tiny house, you may not know that, before that, I bought plans for the Tumbleweed Fencl (now called the Cypress). I've also collaborated with lots of brilliant tiny house builders, many of whom have put their tiny house plans up for purchase.read more