Tiny house construction

Step by Step

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Ehren Coleman - Architect/Builder

Designing  tiny house.

 

July 2020

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Max Coleman
Picking up the 6310 single- axle, 63" x 120" 
utility trailer donated by Aluma Trailers. 
 
August 2020

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Erika - Producer
Trying to get an idea of the size of her tiny house on her family's cottage kitchen floor. 
 
August 2020

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Marine Okoume delivered from Chesapeake Plywood in Maryland. 
Okoume has a high strength to weight ratio which is why it's the plywood of choice for racing boats...and maybe tiny houses.  Vroom Vroom
 
Okoume has to be thoroughly sealed with epoxy and varnish to protect from water. 
 
August 2020

Building begins! 

 

August  2020

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TotalBoat  sponsored a bunch of supplies like epoxy resin, Thixo epoxy adhesive, and fiberglass biaxial cloth to make the tiny house light, strong, and protected from water and weather.  

August 2020

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Insulation added.  

August 2020

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Ehren constructs an outdoor tent for a bigger space to work in while keeping the tiny house protected.

September 2020

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The tiny house is upside down. Ehren's design allows for more space by extending over the wheel wells.

September 2020

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Time to flip it right side up.

 

October  2020

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Taking shape!

October 2020

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Time for the inside work.

 

November  2020

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Wheel hub and tongue extra storage space.

 

November  2020

Cupboards, benches, sink & table.

 

November  2020

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Insulated and reinforced to keep it strong and light and me warm.

 

November  2020

My door!

 

November  2020

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My window! 

November  2020

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Roof reinforcements. 

November  2020

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Sides and roof getting built up. 

December  2020

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We're getting there!

December  2020

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Sanding.

December  2020

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Staining cabinet drawers.

December  2020

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Working on the roof.

December  2020

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Looking cozy!

December  2020

Interior wood finished.

January  2021

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Front door installed.

January  2021

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Window installed.

January  2021

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Time to install my mini fireplace donated by Cubic Mini Wood Stoves! 🔥

January  2021

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Hole made for flue pipe.

January  2021

Stainless steel wall mount installed.

January  2021

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Cozy and cute.

Thanks Cubic Mini Wood Stoves!

January  2021

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LED lights wired in.

January  2021

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Exterior layers of fiberglass and epoxy to make it light but durable.
January  2021

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Lights work!

January  2021

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Wood Stove works!

January  2021

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Tin roof is on!

January  2021

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Painting done.
January  2021

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Fiberglass siding added for better wear on the road.
January  2021

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The finished product!