Gallery: Amazing Tiny Tack House Was Built Entirely by Hand!

The teeny house is kept cozy and cool with natural wool insulation and cedar siding, and it's naturally ventilated (and lit) thanks to the eleven windows throughout the space. Four solar panels give the home power, and all cooking is done with a propane tank.

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  1. Laura S. May 13, 2013 at 8:50 am

    What really grabs my attention is the perfect detail of every aspect of the house. I mean it is much easier to plan something big and spacious, but in such a small place, you have to bear in mind every little detail. Two things are still unclear to me:

    Do they live there for the whole year?

    Do they have any additional place where they keep their stuff?

    I definitely want to try to living off the grid but I´m not sure how to build a proper isolation. We used to have a wooden cottage that was not isolated well (I would say it was not isolated at all) and it was not possible to live there during the winter.

  2. gingervista May 9, 2013 at 7:11 pm

    Nice..really beautiful; love the cute shower! What does that mean exactly, \\\”build entirely by hand?\\\” No power tools, a la the Amish?

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