ProcessHouse

Building a Modern Tiny House in Connecticut

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Tiny House Construction Continued

Mikey says the tiny house has a frame on top of the trailer frame mainly because he wants a thick layer of insulation below the floor.  The space above the galvalume sheets on the very bottom surface and below the subfloor - a space that is as “tall” as the width of a 2x4 (the 3.5” dimension), will be filled completely with sheets of rigid foam insulation.  He says that some tiny house builders build their houses enclosed… View More

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Tiny House Construction Begins! Installing Galvalume Flashing

Initial progress was made today on the Tiny House. When Mikey got home from work, we scrounged up what we could find by way of 2x4 lumber pieces and 1/2 inch plywood scraps (I’m glad we keep stuff like that right now) and made a support “jig” of sorts to hold the first piece of “Galvalume” sheet metal in place on the trailer frame until we can lay the floor joists above it and install screws from below up into… View More

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Model 3 (Changing Plans)

This long, cold, and (very) snowy Winter has given me plenty of time to think and re-think my tiny house plans. All that thinking has led me to explore some totally new ideas, culminating in an alternate design which actually has its basis in some of my earliest plans from a year ago, but draws heavily on the experience I’ve gained while working on the model I’ve been featuring on this blog. While I love much about… View More

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Why "ProcessHouse"?

Well, I had to call it something now that I have a blog, right? Actually, the name is primarily inspired by a book I recently read, The Practicing Mind by Thomas M. Sterner. In it, Sterner talks about being process oriented rather than product oriented as the key to getting stuff done and enjoying life. Life itself is a process and we can only find a lasting sense of contentment if we’re able to find it in the process rather than… View More