Homesteading off the grid is a romantic dream for a lot of people, and I can understand why – who wouldn’t want to live on their own terms, far from the hustle and bustle of civilization and surrounded by nature? But if your goal is to live in an off grid tiny house, there are…

After about a year of thinking about it, Tiny House Ontario was treated/cursed with a brand new hand built solar furnace. There a lot of plans on line; many of these were read and videos were watched too. For the most part these on line instructions seemed to agree, once the materials were had, it…

An astute comment by one of Tiny House Listings readers got me thinking about regrets. I am sure you know, mistakes and omissions on any job can be both expensive and time consuming; therefore, I thought I would give a couple of examples of these in the hope of alerting future tiny housers to some…

Work has resumed on the flagstone patio at Tiny House Ontario. There is enough finished that a few items that have been kept in the Cloth Porch could go out there and open up the space in the porch again. A tiny revamp was in order. A few weeks back there was a tiny old…

by Jeff L. I started this project in late 2010 and built it around the 5 windows seen in one of the pics. The windows were going to be thrown away as well as many other materials I have sourced through the years for this project. I built it from a few simple drawings and…

New Zealanders Brian and Marge have been living in their appropriately-name “Kiwi Style” 30′ Isuzu motorhome for the past two years. Recently they decided they’d like to have a solar setup strong enough to remove the worry of dealing with lack of power such as watching TV, powering up laptops, running microwaves, washing machine, etc.…

Building a solar generator – by Bill Brooks As many of you know, I recently completed my tiny house on a trailer. I plan to travel to a few locations beginning this winter. I built my tiny house to be self contained, since most of my time will be spent in places without services (electricity,…