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Tiny Yellow House Tours the Surf Shack Container House (Plus a Giveaway!)

Tiny Yellow House Tours the Surf Shack Container House (Plus a Giveaway!)

In this episode of Tiny Yellow House, Derek “Deek” Diedricksen ventures out to Seattle, WA with Christopher Smith (from Tiny: The Movie) to check out a tiny shipping container house built by architect and carpenter Hartman Kable. And we’re giving away copies of Derek’s book!

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Writer’s Retreat/Greenhouse- Tiny Yellow House

Writer’s Retreat/Greenhouse- Tiny Yellow House

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIhwggGLFKU&w=560&h=315] In this edition of Tiny Yellow House, Derek “Deek” Diedricksen builds a project from his new book Humble Homes, Simple Shacks. This 72 square foot writing retreat is made to double as a future greenhouse. In classic Deek style, the cabin employs a very simple building approach and includes several recycled elements. It’s spin-off […]

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“The Solar Parasite” Window Box Heater – Tiny Yellow House

“The Solar Parasite” Window Box Heater – Tiny Yellow House

This time around on Tiny Yellow House, I decided to mess around with passive solar heat so as to warm the always-cold front foyer of my home. The result: a smallish, closeable, passive solar collector that fits into a window opening. Its not rocket science (and it NEVER will be here on Tiny Yellow House) but it does work- even in January, in New England.

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“The Wolfe’s Den” Treehouse in the Catskills – Tiny Yellow House

I designed, pre-fabricated, hauled, and then re-assembled a treehouse I’ve dubbed “The Wolfe’s Den” (Wolfe being the last name of the woman I built it for), and luckily had Steven Sherrick of Modern Vintage Productions to help document the laborious process.

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The Krunk Bunk (Micro Sleep-Loft) – Tiny Yellow House

Here’s another video of one of the many projects I’ve been messing with lately, its a legless bunk set-up called “The Krunk Bunk” that was one of two projects we took on in our Relax Shacks July Tiny Housing/Shelter/Building workshop in MA.

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“The Blue Crab” One-Sheet Plywood Boat – Tiny Yellow House

For this episode of “Tiny Yellow House” for Make Magazine, host Derek “Deek” Diedricksen pulls another idea from his book Humble Homes, Simple Shacks. This time, its an easy wooden boat made from little more than one sheet of plywood. Subscribe to the MAKE Podcast in iTunes, download the m4v video directly, or watch it […]

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