Beginning a journey to live more simply…

The build officially began at 8:15am with our first Barnes Lumber delivery. Thanks to Greg Baker and the folks at Barnes Lumber in Harrisburg, a great local lumber yard and hardware store!

After a warm breakfast of Gabby’s hand-made Swedish Pancakes, we got started framing up the floor by about 9:45am. Little did we know that this would end up taking our ENTIRE day!


Comments on: "Saturday, September 11th: Framing the Floor!" (5)

  1. How much decking is recommended to remove from the trailer before putting on the floor framing?

    • We have since passed our copy of Jay Shafer’s Tiny House Book on to a friend, but if memory serves he suggested removing every other deck board? You may want to check the book out to make sure!

      Good luck!
      Evan & Gabby

  2. […] itself. I wish I had properly understood this stuff before I ordered my trailer, but se la vie. Evan and Gabby appeared to use metal fasteners to attach the framing to the remains of the deck, similar to […]

  3. Victoria said:

    Did you use pressure treated lumber under the bathroom/kitchen area for added protection from possible water leaks?

    • No, Victoria, we chose to forgo the added protection to avoid the chemicals involved in pressure-treated lumber. So far its worked out for us!

      Thanks for stopping by,
      Evan & Gabby

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