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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

A NEW timber-framed cottage/cabin/tiny house from David and Jeanie Stiles

As many of you know, if you've read/heard interviews with me, or read the intro of my "Humble Homes, Simple Shacks" book (which they wrote (the new edition introduction)), David and Jeanie Stiles are among my favorites when it comes to tiny house, fort, shed, and cabin designs- their books are beautifully illustrated, offer some great plans and content, and are easy to follow.

Anyhow, David Stiles recently emailed me to share photos of a timber framed micro-cottage/shed he designed and erected recently, and the result is for not only a good looking structure, but a VERY sturdy one.

From David:
Shown is one way of finishing our 8 1/2' x 11' timber-framed mini-barn.  We are selling a kit for the frame of this mini-barn as well as plans for 2x4 construction  of the same size cottage  For more information, people can go to our website:

Again, their books are GREAT- check 'em out! "Rustic Retreats" and "Cabins" are my favorites, but they are all good.