Tiny Houses - Alternative and Sustainable Building

By Jacki Cammidge | Your tiny house could be a 'Granny Shack', a potting shed, or your small square foot dwelling; live tiny, and be totally content...

Alternative Building Books; natural homes, designs and methods

Add these to your library of books about sustainable home design, architecture and natural home building methods<p>If you're like me, you're always on …

Construction

Heating with Wood; cozy and snug, burning wood is the softest heat

Snug and Cozy, the best type of warmth<p>I've been heating with wood for years, and I'm always happy when the nights cool in the fall and I can start …

The Circle of Thyme Chapel of St. Francis of Assisi

A Rustic and Twiggy Garden Structure<p>Building rustic garden structures out of twigs is a lot of fun; although short lived, the process of constructing …

Circle of Thyme Chapel Rebuild - more than just a renovation

More than just a renovation...<p>Last winter, the twiggy gazebo that we called the Circle of Thyme Chapel of St. Francis of Assissi gave up the ghost, …

Eggporeum in Winter - Snowmaggedon drops in

Custom Search<p>Snowmaggedon drops in...<p>Sturdy and compact, the Eggporeum was made to withstand a lot of weight on the roof - luckily.<p>With over 30 …

The Eggporeum - chicken house slash bird museum

A bird themed rustic chicken house<p>Originally planned as a funky little earth floored shelter for my Bantam chicken flock, this little storage shed …

Pearls Place - a project close to our hearts

a project near to our hearts...<p>Mikes Aunt Pearl has a special place in our hearts; although she didn't have a lot of money, when she passed away she …

Mercantile Power Shack - a functional and fun shed

The Mercantile Power Shack<p>A Functional, and Fun Storage Shed<p>When we first started to think seriously of building our dream home, it became obvious …

Building the Root Cellar; detailed building notes

An Alternative Building Primer of Techniques<p>Glory Be is the earth sheltered cordwood root cellar that we built to test out different techniques; …

Earth Shelter Root Cellar with Cordwood Walls and a Living Roof

Living Roof and Cordwood Walls<p>We call this Glory Be, the earth shelter root cellar; it may look like just another charming outbuilding in our …

Junk Garden Sheds - every garden needs at least one rustic little shack

Custom Search<p>From primitive and rustic to classic and pretty<p>Every garden needs a place to store tools and plant pots, start a few seeds, or have a …

Rustic Garden Sheds - from the funky to the sublime

Custom Search<p>Quaint and Old Fashioned, or Elegantly Weathered<p>Every garden needs at least one rustic garden shed to store tools and garden furniture, …

The Livery Wood Shed - more than just firewood storage

Timber Framed Fun<p>It took us a while to build a proper wood shed due to time constraints and all kinds of excuses. Finally, we set to and got it done, …

The Eclectic Eggporeum - Bird Themed Vignette

Custom Search<p>Everything to do with Birds<p>The Eggporeum started out life as a funky chicken house; since then, it's evolved into an eclectic collection …