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: More on Chris Strathy HERE: 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…

Father and Daughter Tiny House has a DOWNSTAIRS bedroom

June 29, 2017 john 8 7613 05:18

Derek “Deek” Diedricksen, while speaking at the NJ Tiny House Festival, checks in to Chris Schapdick’s tiny house to take a quick tour. This tiny house on wheels started as a Tumbleweed Tiny House Company “barn raiser” (pre-built shell) and was completed and customized by Chris. Check out its inventive copper-pipe drawer pulls, its repurposed…

Tiny House has SEVEN FEET of headroom under its loft!

March 27, 2017 john 20 4647 06:31

More details below…. Deek’s Website on tiny houses and more- Derek “Deek” Diedricksen (tiny house builder/designer/author) visits the tiny house of Clint and Haley Gooch to check out their design approaches when it comes to creating a tiny living space- on wheels. From a spacious loft, to an even more spacious kitchen (with 7′…

“SMALLER” Tiny House w/a Whiskey Barrel Shower!

March 21, 2017 john 19 2110 04:29

More details below…. Deek’s Website on tiny houses and more- In this tour, Derek and Dustin Diedricksen, while at the Georgia Tiny House Festival, talk to Andrew of “Free Range Tiny Homes” and get a walk-through of one of their very newest tiny house models- one quite a bit smaller than most on the…

BIG DUDE- tiny tab camper. Full Tour (Tiny House Living)

January 4, 2017 john 20 9612 05:11

Derek “Deek” Diedricksen (HGTV’s “Tiny House Builders” and author of “Microshelters”) and Andrew Odom (Tiny House Magazine,, tour a tab camper at the 2016 Florida Tiny House Festival outside Saint Augustine, Florida. This outback edition tab camper (the “little guy” model), features a “wet bath” (shower and toilet combo), a mini kitchen with a…