We are getting so close to finishing the house! Since my last post, we trimmed out the interior doorways, finished the quarter round on the floor, and installed shelves in the closets. The doorway trim was really the last major use of my pallet pieces...it's kind of sad actually. But they look great and … Continue reading Almost finished! …and what’s up with tiny house prices?
This is mostly going to be about the super awesome floor (because, well, it's super awesome). In all seriousness, let me backtrack for those not familiar with the master plan. I originally wanted to use old pallets for practically everything I could think of (cabinets, flooring, trim, siding, etc.). After a ton of work to … Continue reading Flooring!
We had another trip to prepare for, so in went the stairs/ladder and we finished up the exterior paint (aside from the door and touch-ups). After getting back from the northern VA adventures, it was time to finish the propane lines! Finally we could test the water heater, oven/stove, and the Newport P9000. As much … Continue reading Early October Progress
2.5 hours worked today, so this will be pretty short. We found a small mistake made yesterday around the triangles so we cut out the trusses, trimmed them, and put them back in place. It looked fine yesterday because sometimes it's difficult to visualize how the next piece of the puzzle fits with the current … Continue reading Build Day 13 (5/16/12)
Last weekend the trailer came in! This was quite a pleasant surprise, considering I was expecting it to take 4 weeks. For a trailer it looks like a decent size, but seems quite small when you imagine it being a house. Now that it’s in, titled and registered, dad and I are going to find … Continue reading The trailer is in and pallets have met their match…