690 Sq. Ft. Park Model Cottage For Sale

690 Sq. Ft. Park Model Cottage For Sale

Right now I wanted to share with you this 690 sq. ft. park model cottage for sale in Shelton, Washington.

It has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom and has a waterfront/canal view. It’s located in a quiet 55+ community near Potlatch State Park.

There’s a community beach, boat ramp and clubhouse on site. It’s a 2007 Kropf manufactured park model home and has an extended loft.

There is a monthly rent for…

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Video: Michael Ostaski’s 1999 Sterling Housetruck

Video: Michael Ostaski’s 1999 Sterling Housetruck

Since first introducing you to Michael Ostaski and his two amazing housetrucks I’ve also shared a couple of interviews and a video tour featuring one of his very first tiny homes which allowed him to become the artist he is today.

Right now I want to show you a video of his latest tiny house project which is a 1999 Sterling semi truck converted into a homeso you can get excited about it too. And…

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Two Housetruck Tiny Homes That Will Amaze You

Two Housetruck Tiny Homes That Will Amaze You

This story on housetruck tiny homes is a guest post by Michael Ostaski (builder)

Alex, I’m a big fan of your newsletter, and wanted to introduce myself.

I have a few new developments in my life and would like to share them with the tiny house community.

First off I have been an artist gypsy my whole life, I have built 4 house trucks and the interiors of several more in my time.

1999 Sterling…

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Man Building DIY Off Grid Tiny Home for Less Than $2k

Man Building DIY Off Grid Tiny Home for Less Than $2k

This $2k tiny home story is a guest post by Winston W. Johnson

Hi Alex (and Tiny House Newsletter readers), I started my tiny shelter in December of 2013, it’s built on a 1965 Yellowstone Cavalier travel trailer frame that I got free from a neighbor.

Probably 75% of the lumber was cut and milled within one mile of where my tiny shelter is located.

A neighbor has a Wood Miser sawmill, two years…

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The Wedge 400 Sq. Ft. Cabin by Wheelhaus

The Wedge 400 Sq. Ft. Cabin by Wheelhaus

In this post I’m showing you the Wedge cabin designed by Wheelhaus. It’s a luxurious 400 sq. ft. cabin with 100 sq. ft. front porch measuring 12′ x 34′.

In the past, you might remember this little cabin before when I was discussing the future of tiny house communities (and unfortunately- why they hardly exist). Right now we get to have a closer look at this beautiful tiny house concept.

Believe…

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Woman Living Simply in Housetruck Tiny Home for 30+ Years

Woman Living Simply in Housetruck Tiny Home for 30+ Years

With all this talk about housetrucks and Michael Ostaski I couldn’t help but share this story with you of a woman, Zephyr Del Pino, who is and has been living in her own ‘land yacht’ tiny home for over 30 years now.

She was inspired by Roger D. Beck, and his book, Some Turtles Have Nice Shells (also see this book: Rolling Homes), and eventually built her own little rolling home to live simply in…

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Video Tour of Michael Ostaski’s First Housetruck Tiny Home

Video Tour of Michael Ostaski’s First Housetruck Tiny Home

I’ve shown you two of Michael Ostaski’s amazing housetruck tiny homes before.

Right now I’d like to show you a video so you can learn even more about his first housetruck which he actually lived in for many years.

And if you’re interested I want you to stay tuned because Michael has some special announcements for us coming soon.

Below, you get to see and hear Michael’s story of how he started…

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Man Building Tiny Cabin in the Woods

Man Building Tiny Cabin in the Woods

This tiny cabin in the woods story is a guest post by Joe Slade

I am in the process of building this tiny cabin in the woods in Attala County, Mississippi.

It sits in the middle of 22 acres of hardwoods with no roads on the property.

All building supplies are carried in by hand. I just finished painting it to protect it for years to come.

My 160 Sq. Ft. Tiny Cabin Project

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Images © Joe Slade

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The Caboose: 400 Sq. Ft. Cabin by Wheelhaus

The Caboose: 400 Sq. Ft. Cabin by Wheelhaus

Right now I’m glad to be showing you the Caboose cabin designed by Wheelhaus. It’s a luxurious 400 sq. ft. cabin with 100 sq. ft. front porch measuring 12′ x 34′.

Wheelhaus focuses on designing and building Park Model homes small in size but big on quality and durability with a growing line of models to choose from and a resort in Wyoming for you to try before you by if you want to.

This is a Par…

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Tiny House Movement Interview and Story with Joel Fleck

Tiny House Movement Interview and Story with Joel Fleck

Right now I’d like to share with you a Tiny House Movement interview with Joel Fleck with Stephanie Martin Taylor for KQED News (NPR/PBS).

The story covers how Joel Fleck, a Sonoma County local living on his parents property in a tiny home on wheels that he built himself, is living simply while finishing his law degree.

The audio interview you can listen to below covers an upcoming tiny house…

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