Mar , It s the most utilitarian and inexpensive material but it s also very bright and shiny and reflects the sun we chose corrugated tin and a wood frame because many rural buildings often appear rather beautiful They can be extremely well proportioned, monumental yet modest, and timeless And yet they were
, During my bookstore tour in Oregon in e, I took a few days off to drive around in the Willamette Valley (south of Portland) to hunt for barns It s a beautiful area, kind of like a mini Sacramento Valley flat, rich farmland, abundant water, with steep mountain ranges on sides I spotted this barn with it s
, I really like the external roofs here This is a great idea for tiny homes it expands usable space greatly (and cheaply) In temperate weather, you can do a lot (like cooking and eating) out of doors Sent us by Godfrey Stephens
Mar , On a weed pocked parking lot behind a batch of government offices, Sonoma County is about to propel California into the hottest trend in housing for the homeless tiny homes The county is planning to build an entire village of them
, This simple, but cozy bush cabin was constructed in my spare time, and was completed in months My youth group, and several people from my church were a huge help I wouldn t have been able to complete it in time without them I am aware that months isn t necessarily a fast building time, but keep
, by Steve Hansen The average size of a new home in the U.S hit a new record in , at , square feet The previous record was about , square feet in , just before the housing market imploded That might sound like good news, but it actually indicates a weak housing market, according to
, This school but to tiny home conversion could easily be one of the most impressive we have seen so far When standing inside this home, it s hard to believe that you re actually in a vehicle! That s largely thanks to some great design mixed with skillful execution of the conversion, which involved raising the
, For almost three years, Melanie and Josh Wehrwein have been living in a heavy, round tent measuring feet in diameter, along with their year old son Caden and year old daughter Aria Not far away on their wooded property is a circular, three storied wooden structure that s not complete, but into
, OSB is also used extensively for the webs of prefabricated wood Hoists and in structural insulated panels (SIPS), also known as foam core sandwich panels Property specifications for a typical traditional wood based OSB (CSA Grade O ) include minimum modulus of rupture, parallel ( MPa)
, Muji Tiny Homes Japanese Prefabs With just enough space and amenities needed for a low key getaway, these huts are not for the claustrophobic or [Jasper] Morrison s Cork Hut is a boxy structure on a wooden platform, meant as an easily assembled vacation home [Konstantin] Grcic s Aluminum
, Tony Wrench and his partner e Faith are well known in certain circles They live in a pioneering roundhouse near Newport in Wales, a picturesque Bilbo Baggins style property with a frame made of Douglas fir and a roof made of st which has a chimney poking through It is called That Roundhouse
, Most people would assume the first thing a farmer needs is land But a visit to Rising Phoenix Community Farm near Saginaw and a conversation with its founder, Heather Marie Bloom, quickly turns that notion on its head Although she owns not even one clod of dirt, Bloom didn t let that small complication
, Dome Geodesic structures domes and other space frames can be built using standard plumbing pipe or electrical conduit (PVC, ABS, aluminum, Awnings, large kitchen and assembly tents can be reinforced by driving tee shaped steel fence posts next to the poles and wrapping with wire or rope.
, For fencing, the old gold standard of wood fences (post and board or post and rail) is good, but for my own animals, I use thick, plastic covered wire with the top and third strand Because, as mentioned earlier, our ground is difficult for digging, we ve decided to use prefabricated panels for our round pen.
, The wood fired stove is not only beautiful it really heats the place up and is connected to a hot water heat exchanger and storage tank for the shower and sinks The stainless steel hot water tank also keeps the place warm all night, even after the fire goes out Please call SunRay at or email