Tag Archives: Carpentry

Supply Gathering and Cat Care

The kitchen countertop in my van is a little disorganized… It works, but I’ve had some time to live in the space and decided I want a single long countertop instead. Time to find parts! I headed over to The … Continue reading

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Plugging the Insectoid Firehose

The Spring Insect Explosion here in Austin has been flooding past the tiny gaps in my roof ring bug screen as though pouring from a fire hose. Excited, horny bugs you would never guess could fit through such tiny holes … Continue reading

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Reclaiming the Reclaimed

I found this oddly wonderful folding table contraption outside Wheatsville: It was made mostly of nice cedar, and had some parts I wanted for my folding bed project, so I ganked it and took it apart. The best part is … Continue reading

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Fourteen is Better than Twelve

Progress on the storage bed! It will actually hold fourteen 45 quart tubs, not twelve! Click for more assembly pictures! The yurt has *almost* gotten to a point where I can spend the whole day inside without having to move … Continue reading

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Refining My Platform for November

Both Lee and I probably have to be out of this trailer by the 15th. In the period of time, we’re trying to get a small house built for him under the roof of the barn, and my yurt platform … Continue reading

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Zen Building in the Forests of Oregon

Of all the tiny house videos I’ve watched recently, this one has the most soul.

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Yurt Shrinkage 100% Successful

I’m standing right in the middle directly under the ring. I spent most of today executing on my previous plans to shrink the yurt. It was *hard* to cut my baby! Despite all my careful planning, things can always go … Continue reading

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