Posts Tagged With: home

Tiny House Progress: roof framing and exterior wall sheeting

Hello!  happy saturday!  we have been busy building our tiny house on a trailer – a gooseneck trailer (see previous post on our foundation – the trailer)  The walls are framed, the roof is framed and we just put the plywood sheeting on the exterior yesterday.  here are a few photos and a time lapse video of the construction progress so far:

the roof is framed

roof framing

the front of our new Tiny House (or the back, if you prefer...)

the inside of our Tiny House looking back toward the bedroom

interior view from the bedroom

the front of the trailer (the rear of the house) showing the bedroom platform elevated over the gooseneck

hope all is well, and we’ll keep you posted as we sheet the roof next!

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Foundation – Framing, insulating, decking the floor and more work on the trailer

Hello!  happy Saturday.

We’ve been busy refining our design, searching for doors, windows and siding materials, as well as other misc items like a water heater, fridge, and toilet!  (stay tuned for an upcoming post on our toilet!  you won’t be disappointed – it’s not your average flusher…)

Yesterday Shane was busy cleaning up the trailer.  And by “cleaning up” I mean grinding steel chunks off the frame after removing a tool basket that was welded to the front gooseneck.  this space will become a perfect little storage shelf under the bed.

Shane cleaning up the trailer in our shop.

little rooster tail....

BIG rooster tail!

I've definitely got the better job as the photographer. Except... are you trying to hit me with those sparks?!

better back up and take pictures from a safer distance…

Rio watches from a safe distance...

Shane also got the floor framed, insulated, and decked this past week.  only a few minor problems with the trailer being out of square, but he was able to even things out using a handy Giant Steel Trailer Bender.  Naw, just kidding, he just adjusted the framing to be square.  the trailer “is what it is” as all realists say.

have a great day!  thanks for following us as we build our tiny (portable) home.

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