http://www.tumbleweedhouses.comWith wheels, traditional proportioning and archetypal form, these little structures are designed to be portable and can, essentially, be sited anywhere you can park a travel trailer.* They range from about 50 to 130 sq ft. Purchase yours ready-made or buy the plans to build it yourself. These homes are stationary designs built as a main house or guest house. Most of the plans have an optional extra bedroom in back. The house sizes range from 261 sq ft up to 874 sq ft. We do not build the Cottages. They are designed to be built on site with a local contractor of your choosing.Tumbleweed Tiny Houses CompanySteve Weissmannsteve@tumbleweedhouses.com
15 West MacArthur St95476SonomaCaliforniaUnited States
"I really didn’t know what to expect, personally I found it immensely rewarding.
Yes, we learned how to build a tiny house, but the workshop was so much more."
We’re visiting major cities
nationwide to meet everyone who loves tiny houses, tiny house culture and wants
to be part of the “tiny” movement.And we’d love to invite you to be part of the BIG fun we’re having!
Want to learn how to build your OWN tiny house and redesign your life?
Do you dream of building your own tiny home,
simplifying your life and freeing yourself from hefty financial commitments? But you’re not sure how or even where to start. Not to worry, now we can
teach you… at a workshop near you!
Tumbleweed’s 2-day workshop is packed with all the
insightful and extensive information you’ll need to design and build your very
own tiny home—setting you on a path to a simplified, environmentally-friendly,
Skillfully presented by actual Tumbleweed home
owners/builders—who happily share their stories and experiences on subjects
such as choosing the appropriate trailer base, selecting green materials, and
the importance of using the right tools etc.—these workshops cover every aspect
of tiny house building and living.
Here are just a few of the things you’ll learn at the workshop:
to design and build your home in the most cost effective manner and how to
save money during construction.
14 tools that you need to build your own tiny home.
you can build a house on a trailer or standard foundation.
information on trailers; from flatbeds to utility trailers to car haulers,
including standard trailer sizes and weight capacities.
to select the best materials and which ones to avoid.
to frame and sheath your home.
techniques: what works best, what materials you can use, their energy
efficiency benefits, and how to apply them.
and venting techniques and why some types of green insulation don't work
in a tiny home.
against condensation, one of the key issues with small homes.
techniques that will ensure you properly protect your home.
What types of home heaters, water heaters, kitchen appliances and toilets
you will need.
code restrictions and zoning laws.
kitchen cabinetry, door sizes, shower sizes, toilet sizing and how to get
more compact choices for your tiny home.
jobs you can handle and when you should call in a professional.
You'll be provided with comprehensive, detailed
information on tiny home building that you can't learn anywhere else—and
you'll get to meet many other like-minded people in a fun and engaging setting.
At the end of the 2-days you’ll have a much better
understanding of the skills needed and what it takes to design and build your
very own tiny home. You'll leave feeling empowered, excited and ready to start your new Tumbleweed journey!
But… if you’re still not comfortable designing your own
house yourself then we have plans for that too. Literally. Check out our
Home plans and House-To-Go plans right here on this site, and if you purchase a set of plans AND want to attend
the workshop, then your price for the workshop will only be $89! And remember,
Tumbleweed’s Design Services team will be happy to customize any of our plans
to suit your needs and make a simple, tiny house your perfect home.
So join us at an up-coming Tumbleweed Workshop and start redesigning your life. We look forward to seeing you
Take a peek inside our workshops...
What Are Tumbleweed's Workshop Graduates Saying About Their Experience?
"The conference was fantastic. Thank you again, for everything!"—Jaclyn Zagar
"I found that one of the most valuable parts
of events like these are the people you get to meet. It’s not very often
that I get to be in a room of 20+ like minded people..."—Alex Pino
"Thanks for a VERY informative and interesting workshop in Durham, NC."—Linda Brett