Tiny Houses, Skoolies & Van Conversions OH MY! Community + Tours

June 30, 2019 john 30 5099 16:37

Last weekend we had a blast at the Colorado Tiny House Festival. Besides MCing, we toured tiny homes and custom campers of all kinds. And thanks to the generosity of Simblissity Tiny Homes we spent 2-nights in a gypsy wagon! We love the feel of the rounded roof. Another major highlight: Zack Giffin’s famous, magical…

Tiny House Campout Mini Festival in NC- w/NEW home added!

March 4, 2019 john 6 1118 02:33

THIS! We’re intentionally keeping it small as a live-build workshop (with talks, demos, camping allowed, and more!!!)- not too many slots left. We don’t want over 30 heads so as to keep it intimate. In fact the ratio of tiny house builders and hosts to students will be about one teacher for everything three students,…

A Tiny House with a Private Office (or Nursery?)- What’s YOUR Call?

January 15, 2019 john 15 2022 10:05

Deek Diedricksen (with Dustin D on the camera) hang with the team from Cornerstone Tiny Homes while at the United Tiny House Festival in St. Augustine, Florida. There are SEVERAL tiny home tours to come from this road trip. In this particular home on wheels, you’ll see a great bathroom with a full/standard shower, a…

“Built Suzy Tough” One woman’s UNDER BUDGET Tiny House Story

January 6, 2019 john 23 2306 07:32

Suzy Beckwith is certainly an inspiration (as you’ll see). She built and designed her own tiny house on wheels, AND came in under budget. While she hadd saved and planned to spend $20k on everything- trailer to materials to decor- she clocked in with spendings of only $17,000. Further impressive, Suzy built her home in…

Nashville Couple converts a Tiny House Van for under $5k

December 4, 2018 john 13 1897 12:50

There are quite a few fun built-ins and transforming/moving elements to this tiny house van conversion- one built by Daniel and Rachel Messick from Nashville, TN. Dubbed “The Bananavan”, this small dwelling on wheels was recently at the St. Augustine Tiny House Festival, where we had a chance to catch up with this duo. You’ll…

An Electric Winch Fold-Up Deck For a Tiny House?

June 5, 2018 john 21 1618 01:23

Check out Deek’s Tiny House Workshop’s HERE: https://relaxshacks.myshopify.com/collections/all More on Chris Strathy HERE: http://www.TheCapableCarpenter.com In this clip, Derek “Deek” Diedricksen is shown a fold-up tiny house deck- one that raises at the push of a button (that is rigged to an electronic hoist/winch)- all part of a tiny house built by Chris Strathy.

NYC Industrial Loft-inspired OFF-GRID Tiny House

November 15, 2017 john 33 5847 08:50

In this episode, Derek “Deek” Diedricksen, while a speaker at the Tiny House Jamboree in Arlington, Texas (2017), visits the home of Sheena and Ross Henry. This tiny house on wheels, inspired by a New York City industrial loft/flat is fully off-grid, features a spacious sleep loft and a storage loft, and packs more bathroom…

Mississippi’s New MODERN Tiny House Builder!

August 6, 2017 john 19 7797 06:01

Derek “Deek” Diedricksen, while a speaker at the Georgia Tiny House Festival, talks to James Polk and the crew of Tiny House Life Space- a tiny house building company from Mississippi. Tour this SIP-built (Structurally insulated panels) tiny house and see its gorgeous butcher-block countertops, its spacious bathroom, inventive ladder way to the loft, and…