Monthly Archives: July 2011

Walls are Up!

Today my friend Bobby came over and helped put up the walls of the house.  Dad and I could have tried it with just the help of mom, but it probably would have taken longer and would have been harder. … Continue reading

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Sheathing

Yesterday we bought 1/2″ OSB, 1-1/2″ screws, and more tubes of adhesive so that we would be able to put up the sheathing on the walls in preparation to raise them today. While sheathing could be done once the walls … Continue reading

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Finished Wall Construction

Today started out raining and overcast, but it ended up being a milestone on the project.  Though a flooded yard, we were able to finish construction on the West Wall.  This means that all the walls have been constructed and … Continue reading

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Wall Progress

Over the weekend we were able to build the portion of the East wall that extends over the fender of the trailer.  It was a little more difficult because we used a 4X4 to span the 6′ or so over … Continue reading

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East Wall (Part 1)

We were able to finish work on the first portion of the East wall.  It went together without any major problems and we were able to finish it in a little under 4 hours.  All in all it was a … Continue reading

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Free(ish) Wood

A couple of weeks back a pretty powerful storm came through the area and ended up knocking power out for some people for a few days.  I was lucky enough that this did not happen to me, but it did … Continue reading

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North Wall

Happy 4th of July everybody!  While most people barbecue and drink beer to celebrate America’s birthday, my dad and I worked on the tiny house some more.  We were able to finish most of the north wall before he had … Continue reading

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