Corbels, Windows and Plywood

Hi everyone, Seeing as how this 16 degree morning has forced us to remain indoors. We decided to post some updates on our progress. Of course we could clean, or do laundry, or just sit in front of the tele. watching these mindless talk shows. But not us, we are working together to do it all. minus the mindless. I almost like that ¨minus the mindless¨. The mindless gibberish of the entertainment industry.

 This tiny house of ours is taking shape. We have applied the hardie siding, added some corbels, and installed a few windows.

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Floor System

We finished removing the camper from the trailer and have begun the rebuild.  We had two treated  12′ 6×6 that we dug out at our shop. My awesome honey and his skills turned these into our floor joists.

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The Trailer

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With little to no cash funds for this project we opteded to build ours out of Reclaimed Materials. We actually are going to try and build something with luck, beautiful out of what most might consider trash.

Our target budget for this build is $2500.00….

So we start the project  by purchasing a 1976 19′ Taurus camper for $300 off of a personal listing from Craiglist.com. Such an ugly little trailer but  Dave and I have big plans for the trailer underneath that ghastly Tin shell!!

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