Monthly Archives: February 2015

a tiny housanie gift

Hey! A gift for Tiny Housanie arrived in the post. Thank you Gail Briggs! The shower head will be a great addition to the tiny bathroom. The handmade soap is a real plus.

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wood is shining through

The dust has been in the air. We’ve been up and down the ladders. Walls are getting thin. Floors are getting delayered. Rubbish pile is growing and I’m trying to save as much wood before the house gets burned. Can … Continue reading

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seeing through the walls

We’ve been salvaging wood for days. Every wall paper peeled back reveals more beautiful old wood. Unfortunately much of it is brittle. It require some resizing to use but I am committed to giving this old house a place in … Continue reading

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lumberyard

Meet the lumberyard. In the back you’ll see the tractor that hauls the wood from the de-nailing station. The salvaged wood is stacking up in irregular piles. Progress.

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a new recycle source

More resources are offered to the salvage pile. So a relative that shares in my repurposing appreciation has a few piles of wood that he had already broken down from pallets. He offered to donate his overage to Tiny Housanie. … Continue reading

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demolition revs up

Five days of salvaging shows some results. Jim, Linda, Angela, Mikeala, Logan and me have worked for five days at taking layers off the walls and floor.

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tiny already rolling in

Since I have shared my desire to build Tiny Housanie, a few generous ones have come forward. I would like to thank a relative, Rae Hill who shared my news with her son. Joey H. so generously donated a complete … Continue reading

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I forgot to say salvaged and reloved

Two objects for Tiny Housanie, one, I suppose, to live in a tiny house is to have a minimal sort of mindset to possessions and space and the relationship of efficiency of them together. (and if I build on wheels … Continue reading

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Re Re Up Free Re & Re

So I think the goal of my Tiny Housanie will be to build it with reclaimed, recycled, freecycled, upcycled; recreated & reused supplies. I enjoy the precess of taking something old and supposedly unusable or less convenient and giving it … Continue reading

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