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 ====== Planning and building a tiny home ====== ====== Planning and building a tiny home ======
  
-TinyHomeDIY is a resource wiki for building your own tiny home. It's 2017 and there is a ton of quality info for planning your tiny home, right here online. The most practical sources are blogs by individual builders who detail their decision-making processes, materials, methods, costs, and the problems and solutions they encountered. Distilling all that knowledge with common sense should result in a DIY master plan that's as close to foolproof as humanly possible. That's the attempt here, to synthesize, giving full credit and sources.+TinyHomeDIY is a resource wiki for building your own tiny home. I'm collecting quality info for planning your tiny home, right here online. The most practical sources are blogs by individual builders who detail their decision-making processes, materials, methods, costs, and the problems and solutions they encountered. Distilling all that knowledge with common sense should result in a DIY master plan that's as close to foolproof as humanly possible. That's the attempt here, to synthesize, giving full credit and sources. 
 ===== Planning & research checklist ===== ===== Planning & research checklist =====
  
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   * [[Budget]] - the cost range is wide, depends on your choices and resources   * [[Budget]] - the cost range is wide, depends on your choices and resources
   * [[Legalities & insurance]]   * [[Legalities & insurance]]
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 ===== Step-by-step building checklist ===== ===== Step-by-step building checklist =====
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 A master list of building steps, once you have plans in hand (in progress). At the moment, this is for a trailer-based house, steps 1-3 will be adjusted for a non-trailer build. A master list of building steps, once you have plans in hand (in progress). At the moment, this is for a trailer-based house, steps 1-3 will be adjusted for a non-trailer build.
  
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 ===Sourcing=== ===Sourcing===
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   * Trailer – My Trailer   * Trailer – My Trailer
   * Windows – Info here   * Windows – Info here
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 ===Foundation=== ===Foundation===
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   * Build foundation frame – Framing The Floor   * Build foundation frame – Framing The Floor
   * Anchor foundation to trailer – Anchoring the Tiny House   * Anchor foundation to trailer – Anchoring the Tiny House
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 ===Wall Framing=== ===Wall Framing===
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   * Frame walls according to plans   * Frame walls according to plans
   * Ensure squareness   * Ensure squareness
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 ===Sheathing=== ===Sheathing===
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   * Measure & plan panel layout   * Measure & plan panel layout
   * Cut all pieces   * Cut all pieces
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 ===Windows And Door Rough Openings=== ===Windows And Door Rough Openings===
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   * Double check window dimensions, give a little extra   * Double check window dimensions, give a little extra
   * Cut out window holes (Sawz-All or plunge router)   * Cut out window holes (Sawz-All or plunge router)
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 ===Roof  Framing=== ===Roof  Framing===
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   * If building Fencl, first install loft collar ties and flooring   * If building Fencl, first install loft collar ties and flooring
   * Construct trusses per plans   * Construct trusses per plans
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 ===Roof  Sheathing=== ===Roof  Sheathing===
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   * Plan layout and dimensions   * Plan layout and dimensions
   * Cut boards   * Cut boards
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 ===Install Skylights=== ===Install Skylights===
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   * Build frame if using curb mounted   * Build frame if using curb mounted
   * No need to frame with deck mounted   * No need to frame with deck mounted
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 ===Door(s)=== ===Door(s)===
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   * Frame door frame   * Frame door frame
   * Build door or purchase   * Build door or purchase
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 ===Outside Trim Work=== ===Outside Trim Work===
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   * Install fascia boards   * Install fascia boards
   * Install drip edge   * Install drip edge
  
 ===Install Roofing=== ===Install Roofing===
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   * Apply ice & water shield   * Apply ice & water shield
   * Install reflection barrier (need .5? gap)   * Install reflection barrier (need .5? gap)
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 ===Rough Plumbing=== ===Rough Plumbing===
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   * Plan out drains, inlets, holes in floor, etc.   * Plan out drains, inlets, holes in floor, etc.
   * Be sure to check for trailer cross beams under trailer   * Be sure to check for trailer cross beams under trailer
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 ===Rough Electrical=== ===Rough Electrical===
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   * Plan out locations of outlets, lights, fans, sockets, etc.   * Plan out locations of outlets, lights, fans, sockets, etc.
   * Plan locations for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms   * Plan locations for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
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 ===Rough HVAC=== ===Rough HVAC===
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   * Plan out locations needed   * Plan out locations needed
   * Hiring a professional is highly recommended   * Hiring a professional is highly recommended
  
 ===Insulate=== ===Insulate===
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   * Install insulation   * Install insulation
   * Foam in edges   * Foam in edges
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 ===Install Major Appliances=== ===Install Major Appliances===
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   * Water heater   * Water heater
   * Fridge (may wait till later)   * Fridge (may wait till later)
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 ===Flooring=== ===Flooring===
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   * Follow directions   * Follow directions
   * Cover with durable protection layer   * Cover with durable protection layer
  
 ===Walls=== ===Walls===
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   * Hang wall panels   * Hang wall panels
   * Trim around lights and edges   * Trim around lights and edges
  
 ===Kitchen=== ===Kitchen===
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   * Plan out locations needed   * Plan out locations needed
   * Construct rough frame for cabinets and counter tops   * Construct rough frame for cabinets and counter tops
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 ===Bathroom=== ===Bathroom===
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   * Plan out locations needed   * Plan out locations needed
   * Finish the shower stall connections   * Finish the shower stall connections
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 ===Sleeping Loft=== ===Sleeping Loft===
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   * Install any additional storage   * Install any additional storage
   * Wire in lights and outlets   * Wire in lights and outlets
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 ===Main Room=== ===Main Room===
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   * Finish HVAC   * Finish HVAC
   * Wire lights and outlets   * Wire lights and outlets
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 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====
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   * [[http://tinyhousegiantjourney.com/tiny-house-materials-list/|Tiny House Materials List]]   * [[http://tinyhousegiantjourney.com/tiny-house-materials-list/|Tiny House Materials List]]
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