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Join the tiny house trend!
The tiny house movement is a big trend with a very small footprint. Extremely small house, with less than 1,000 square feet of space, are environmentally friendly, less expensive than typical homes, and often movable. Tiny Houses Built with Recycled Materials is full of ideas for using reclaimed materials and upcycled goods to construct a tiny house that is good for the earth and truly unique. Ryan Mitchell, author of The Tiny Life blog, shows you how to repurpose everyday items to create your new home, including shipping containers, salvaged barn wood, and reclaimed shingles.
Featuring profiles on tiny house owners with photographs and floor plans of the homes, ideas on where to find materials, and what to look for and avoid when selecting reclaimed materials, Tiny Houses Built with Recycled Materials is a unique book perfect for your biggest DIY project yet!
About the Author
Ryan Mitchell is the creator of The Tiny Life blog, and is documenting the construction of his own tiny home on his blog. He also writes about alternative housing options and sustainable local agriculture.
"While billed as inspiration for constructing a tiny home, this book by Ryan Mitchell is significantly more. The book successfully stitches together a narrative from these stories in a way that keeps everything fresh and interesting." --Tiny House Magazine
"If you're into tiny houses, Mitchell is your guy. In his new book, Mitchell takes things a step further by featuring tiny homes constructed from recovered and repurposed building materials. Some are rugged...while others are downright sleek. The book includes innovative tiny homes from around the world." --Triple Pundit
"In addition to providing guidance for building your own tiny home...the book treats you to gorgeous photos (and floorplans!) of ecologically friendly tiny house designs from around the world." --Mother Nature Network