well gosh it's been a while - but we've busy finishing Tiny Tiger Retreat, getting the boat in the water, and introducing more bees to the property.

Tiny Tiger has been a super project, and the first one we've done where didn't meet the client until a few weeks ago! We have been email pen pals for the last year and it's been a fantastic experience. It takes a lot of trust and a certain leap of faith to do everything on line but we are really happy with how it has turned out and when we met it was like meeting an old friend!

Here are few pictures, and you can go to the gallery page for even more.

Tiny Tiger will be leaving for a new home soon, and the trailer for our next build (AirForce1) arrives on Friday, so we will post on that build starting next week.

Yes, we are really having an Open House...

Come on by anytime between 10am and 4pm on Saturday June 4th or Sunday June 5th. We will be here, with three tiny houses to see, and ready to talk tiny houses, systems, trailers, designs and any other tiny house questions or ideas.

Logistics -

There is no sign, just the blue number...

address 1749 Northwest Rd Blockhouse NS - if you're coming from the 103 you go towards Lunenburg and we are on the right about a kilometer from the Blockhouse 4 way stop. We are right across from Mason's Plumbing. Second right after Lohnes' Small Engine Repair. If you get to Fauxburg Rd you've gone too far!

Coming from Lunenburg direction you will pass Fauxburg Rd and crest the hill and we are the driveway on the left just after the mailbox with flames on it ( I wish I could say this was ours, but it's the neighbours'!) Just opposite our driveway is Mason's Plumbing with a big sign...

 

Once on the driveway bear to the left at the top - we are NOT in the white farmhouse at the top of the hill, keep going to the end of the road.

Parking is going to be an issue, if you park at the top of the hill and walk down it might be easier, depends how many people show up.

Please do not bring your dogs!  No matter how nice and well behaved your dog is please don't make an exception for it. Thanks.

We look forward to seeing you all at some point over the weekend.....

 

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LGV is coming along nicely - the pony walls are up and we are about to get the rafters up, then the roof and walls will go up.

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The cat is being very helpful, in a supervisory role.

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We are starting to shingle Space, pictures to come soon.

We are having a pretty mild winter compared to last year, so we are very grateful for that!  And just to remind ourselves how much snow we had... here's a picture from this week last year.

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LGV - for starters the trailer is number 007 so it's definitely going to be a cool spot!

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First layer down in puck board - this is our totally bug/ draft rot resistant layer. from there we go up with layers of insulation and then a plywood sub-floor. The next step is walls (materials warming in shop). Also a couple of photos of the design so you can see where we are going.

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Space is also coming along - the doors and windows are in and we will be shingling soon. This one will have a living roof - installing that is going to be a learning experience and a great new option!

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In other news - we will be a having an Open House later in the spring - we have had a lot of requests and will be doing it over a weekend so there will be plenty of time for as many people as wish to see these in person and talk tiny houses. We will let you know when we pick a weekend!

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Happy 2016 everyone - we are already hard at work at two new builds this snowy January!

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Winter builds in Nova Scotia are always a bit chilly and some days it feels like most of what we are doing is shoveling - but it is beautiful!

This year we are starting another 28 foot build - La Grand Vie - which will be know as LGV for ease. This will be a summer retreat for a family and we are excited to show you the progress. We are building the sub-floor at the moment and will post pictures as we get going.

We are also building another small one "Space" - this will be a show model and will be for sale in the spring. We are incorporating some exciting new ideas - which we will reveal as we go. This is a perfect yoga space, home office or writing retreat.

Here are a few pictures of the framing in of Space...

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It looks like we will have an opening for a build starting in May - so if you have a solid idea of what you want and are ready to commit we would love to hear from you. One of the things we are seeing is that the design process can really take a long time. Sometimes people just need more time to explore all the possibilities, and we don't want to rush this.

Leaving you with a couple of winter pictures - one of the trailer for LGV, and one just totally unrelated - but wow sometimes the snowy landscape is just amazing!

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Hope you all had a happy holiday season and we look forward to showing you more exciting, fun and beautiful tiny houses this year!

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