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Earthbag House In Austin

Over the weekend, I went and attended the Earthbag House open house here in Austin. The builders have been working on it since December 2008. They have the exterior finished and will be working on the rammed earth floor next. … Continue reading

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Tiny House Insulation

I apologize for the delay in getting this posted. August turned out to be exceedingly hot and I wasn’t able to get out and work on the house as much as I would have liked. I also found out I’m entitled … Continue reading

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Tiny House Electrical System

I finished installing the electrical system of the tiny house. It consists of a weather proof plug to the outside for a 15A extension cord, a GFCI circuit box, a 15A circuit breaker, 6 switches, 5 outlets (receptacles) and places … Continue reading

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Adding Siding

The next step was to install the siding. I chose vinyl siding for its durability, cost and ease of installation. First off, I cut the window holes: Next I wrapped the house with the roofing tar paper. It’s actually organic … Continue reading

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Getting The Trailer

After shopping around on Craigslist, I kept noticing a model of trailer that looked similar to what I wanted listed new for $1060. That was the going rate for most of the used ones listed so I went for it. … Continue reading

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