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More Siding: Rafter Tails and Notches

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 I played hooky from work today to finish cutting up all of the siding for the right side of the house. I had planned to go to work, but my spirit was telling me otherwise and … Continue reading

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Rain and Broken Rafters

My tiny house has been fighting me a little bit this week. I have been having all kinds of strange problems. Luckily, I seem to be getting the upper hand. It all started last Saturday when I tried to drill … Continue reading

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Blocks, Ties and Straps

Saturday and Sunday, March 29-30, 2014 This weekend, I split my work day up into two half days on Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon. It was raining on Saturday, so I spent most my time in the garage cutting up … Continue reading

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Ridge Beam and Rafters

Friday, March 28, 2014 Another big day! Today, we installed the ridge beam and the rafters. The collection of wood in my front driveway is starting to look more and more like house. Who helped today: Andrew Sabine Sheila Leo … Continue reading

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Most Travelled Tiny House Helpers

Today, we were joined by some well traveled helpers. We were delighted when our friend, Dave, stopped by for a couple of hours this morning to help us out. He was here all the way here from Vermont. However, the … Continue reading

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