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Home Again at Yestermorrow

Every time I return to the Yestermorrow campus, it feels like a homecoming. This is my seventh trip to Yestermorrow and the only time I’ve arrived here via Boston. (Special thanks to the dear folks in Boston – Jessica, Sage, … Continue reading

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Day 8: Walls, Windows & Models

On day 8 of Yestermorrow‘s Tiny House Design-Build course we spent our morning on the job site getting the rest of the walls raised. A couple people have been especially enjoying the design portion of the class so they’ve hunkered … Continue reading

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Day 6: Sheathing, Energy & Systems, Wall Raising

On Day 6 of Yestermorrow‘s Tiny House Design-Build we began sheathing the walls with CDX plywood. We’re sheathing the walls flat so that the plywood creates sheer panels, which helps to keep the walls square while we install them. (See … Continue reading

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Day 5: Two Tiny Tours, Floor Insulation, Installing Subfloor

First thing on the docket for Day 5 of Yestermorrow’s Tiny House Design-Build course was a field trip to Montpelier to see two little houses. (See all the photos in the Day 5 Slideshow.) The first was a tiny house … Continue reading

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Day 3: Interiors, Another Tiny Field Trip, Site Maps & Graph Paper

We started Day 3 of Yestermorrow‘s Tiny House Design-Build with my presentation about tiny house interior design considerations with dozens of tiny house photos I’ve collected over the past couple years, including John’s Tiny House Truck, Brittany’s Bayside Bungalow, Chris … Continue reading

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Day 1: Structures, Foundation, Bubble Diagrams

We started out Day 1 of Yestermorrow‘s Tiny House Design-Build with information about structures and the forces that all structures are subjected to (uplift, overturning, racking, sliding, etc.) See more photos in the Day 1 Slideshow. Approximately half of the … Continue reading

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Lina’s Next Adventure

This post from last summer was lingering in draft mode. Now that Niche is having it’s first birthday, I realized I’d better get it posted! -Lina This summer I’ve been going through a Transition Time as I wrapped up my Masters … Continue reading

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