A Tiny House Table and Sitting Bench

Marc Bilodeau/ Building, Tiny House

May I present the tiny house table and sitting bench. Not only will it provide three comfortable places to eat meals, it also provides ample space to spread out while doing some work. The Tiny House Table Based on the layout of this tiny house, the table is directly across from the couch in the great room. However, we all know that space is

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A Tiny House Couch, Bed, and Extra Storage

Marc Bilodeau/ Building, Tiny House

In every tiny house there seems to be a couch either permanently attached to a wall or a moveable piece of furniture. Naturally, this largely depends on the layout of the tiny house. It’s like a tiny house isn’t complete without some kind of seating. However, it would be nice to accommodate another person when the need arises. Unfortunately, there isn’t space for another

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Filling and Sanding Inside the Tiny House

Marc Bilodeau/ Building, Tiny House

What a big difference a little filling and sanding make. I always thought the purpose of sanding is to remove any splintering on rough wood. However, it is much more than that. With a lot of the tiny house interior complete, sanding makes a big difference in both smoothness and appearance. [Photo Album] So why go through the extra effort? There is about 4

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Tiny House Kitchen Part 2: Sink and Counter Station

Marc Bilodeau/ Building, Tiny House

The kitchen is one of the most important areas in any house. It has to be functional and flow naturally. Cooking, cleaning, and preparing are essential parts of a kitchen’s work flow. Therefore, the use and location of the stove, sink, refrigerator, and storage are paramount. Since space is a premium, every precious inch in a tiny house kitchen must cater to the cook’s

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Tiny House Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

Marc Bilodeau/ Planning, Smart Sensors, Tiny House

In Maine, there was a very long cold spell between Christmas through the first week and a half of January. The temperatures (in Fahrenheit) were in the single digits during the day and negative numbers at night. That doesn’t include the windchill. However, something happened during this cold spell that made me rethink my tiny house heating plan. What Happened? My recreational room has

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500 Hours of Construction

Marc Bilodeau/ Building, Planning, Tiny House

500 hours of construction, and another 100 hours in the books. It’s been roughly four months since the last 100 hour milestone has been crossed. During the last 100 hours, projects continue to take longer as we approach the end of the construction phase. The majority of the last 100 hours have been during the autumn and early winter of Maine. The weather has been

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Tiny House Plumbing – Water, Water, Everywhere!

Marc Bilodeau/ Building, Planning, Tiny House

Every area in the tiny house provides its own challenges and sense of accomplishment. However, there are some milestones that feel like a huge leap forward towards completing the build. The first milestone was the roof, then it was the lights. Now, it’s the wonder of tiny house plumbing. There is actual running water! It’s very exciting. It sounds so trivial as we take plumbing

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400 Hours of Construction

Marc Bilodeau/ Building, Planning, Tiny House

400 hours of construction! That’s another 100 hour milestone crossed. It seems very predictable now that a 100 hour milestone happens every 3 to 4 months. During the last 100 hours, projects focus on details and some finish work. The majority of the last 100 hours have been during late spring to late summer in Maine. The weather has been favorable for outside work.

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