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 Companysupport@tumbleweedhouses.com
15 West MacArthur St95476SonomaCaliforniaUnited States
Nashville, TN Workshop January 18-19, 2014 Reviewed by Steve W on
%FullDescription% You will learn the knowledge you will need to build and design your very own tiny home. Our two day Tiny House Workshop will teach you insightful and extensive information that you will need to build and create your very own tiny house; from picking the proper trailer, to selecting the materials you need, to helping you choose the right tools. %FullDescription%
Understanding the building codes and zoning codes that restrict how small we can build.
What types of homes can be classified as a "vehicle" and why that matters.
Building tips for Tiny Homes:
How to design and build your home in the most cost effective manner and how to save money during construction.
How you can build a house on a trailer or standard foundation.
Detailed information on trailers; from flatbeds to utility trailers to car haulers, including standard trailer sizes and weight capacities.
How to select the best materials and which ones to avoid.
Insulation and venting techniques and why some types of green insulation don't work in a tiny home.
Appliances. What types of home heaters, water heaters, kitchen appliances and toilets you will need.
Going off grid - toilets, solar power, propane and water.
Which jobs you can handle and when you should call in a professional.
From composting toilets to sheep's wool insulation to solar power - we discuss the options and weigh the benefits.
Recycled materials are great, but know which ones to avoid.
Downsizing - where do you start? How much do you really need?
Get your friends and family to understand and accept your new lifestyle.
So Much Quality Information
You'll be provided with comprehensive, detailed information on tiny homes (from A to Z) that you can't learn anywhere else—and you'll get to meet many other like-minded people in a fun and engaging setting. We've taught 1000's of people and have used their questions and feedback to make this two day event answer hundreds of questions you didn't even know you have.
At the end of the 2-days you’ll have a much better understanding of the skills needed and what it takes to downsize your life. You'll leave feeling empowered, excited and ready to start your new Tumbleweed journey!
So join us at an up-coming Tumbleweed Workshop and start re-designing your life. We look forward to seeing you there!
"A great study on a fascinating topic ... Also good to know the pros and cons of the size/designs."
"Dee is an amazing teacher full of knowledge & humor. This workshop was much better than most continuing education classes."
"Wonderful class, Deek. You have a genuine warmth, intelligence and humor that comes across, and draws people in."