So you’ve heard about the small house movement and you’ve even been thinking about moving into your own tiny house in the next couple of years. Perhaps the biggest question you’ve had so far is… HOW?
Don’t worry, you’re not alone. And here’s some good news…
Jay Shafer over at Tumbleweed Tiny House Company has developed a weekend workshop to show you how to design and build your own tiny house.
Michael and I were lucky enough to attend one of Jay’s workshops last year and enjoyed it thoroughly. Even though we ultimately opted to go the cheaper route of buying a travel trailer, we learned a lot during the workshop that applies to other types of DIY downsizing.
If you’re in any doubt as to where to begin, Jay Shafer’s workshop will get you off to a great start. The Saturday workshop gets down to the nitty gritty about how to build a tiny house from the ground up (including what type of trailer you need if you’re going to build on wheels). Even if you’re hiring a contractor, it’s good to know these things for yourself.
During the Sunday workshop you will have a chance to talk with Jay about designing a small house that meets your own personal needs. Jay has devised some tried and true methods for how he works out a human-centric Tumbleweed Tiny House design and he distills these ideas into this workshop.
Here is the list of 2009 weekend workshops. Click to reserve your spot:
2010 schedule coming soon…
- Atlanta, GA – Feb 21-22
- Minneapolis, MN – Mar 21 & 22
- Vancouver, BC – May 9 & 10
- Boulder, CO – May 30 & 31
- Chicago, IL – June 6 & 7
- New York, NY – June 13 & 14
- Indianapolis, IN – July 11 & 12
- Washington, DC – Aug 8 & 9