Ep. 130 Planning and Constructing Your Tiny Home – Mom Earth Information

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Interview with Russell Mullin

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Russell Mullin

On this 2-Half episode of Mom Earth Information and Associates, Russell Mullin, former editor at Mom Earth Information, shares his journey of planning, designing, financing, siting, constructing, and transferring a tiny home to suit the approach to life he and his accomplice envision, in addition to the teachings he’s discovered alongside the best way.

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Russell Mullin is a former editor for Mom Earth Information who has a penchant for journey, a love for journey, and a ardour for exploring methods to reside a more healthy, extra sustainable way of life. He at the moment lives in rural Tennessee in a tiny house that he and his accomplice, Mary Beth Duda, designed and constructed from the wheels up. Once they aren’t engaged on crafting fermented delicacies of their kitchen or inoculating mushroom logs out again, they get pleasure from watching the birds within the forest and taking images of the sweetness that surrounds them.

You may observe them on Instagram.


Further Sources:

An article in regards to the early components of constructing:


Tiny Home Design & Building Information, by Dan Louche.
A information to primary constructing ideas and concerns for tiny house building in a format that’s straightforward to observe and perceive.

The Small Home E book, by Jay Shafer
A useful reference for understanding useful and aesthetic design ideas for creating and residing in an environment friendly residing house.

Internet Sources


Trailer Made Trailers crafts customizable trailers particularly designed for use as tiny home foundations. Additionally they supply metal tiny home body kits you can totally customise. They’ve nice customer support, are very educated, and I’m extremely pleased with each the custom-made trailer and body equipment that I used for constructing my own residence.


Free modeling software program that I used extensively within the later phases of the planning course of. There could also be higher applications on the market, however I discovered this one to be comparatively straightforward to make use of.


A weblog by Jenna Spesard that provides pretty complete supplies lists, accommodates helpful data for budgeting and estimating construct weight, and delves into insights she gained whereas constructing and residing in her personal tiny home on wheels.


An internet site that is stuffed with free plans and tutorials for constructing easy however fashionable cupboards, couches, tables, mattress frames, and extra. There are additionally plans for a tiny home that Ana and her husband constructed which are out there to obtain without cost.


A well-documented and informative sequence of movies following every step of Jake and Kiva’s journey constructing their tiny home from begin to end.


A Fb group that shares posts about land on the market, land for hire, land wished, tiny homes for hire, and different tiny home group alternatives.


MAC Insurance coverage, Inc
My tiny house insurance coverage supplier. I haven’t needed to make any claims, however they’ve been useful and responsive any time I’ve had any questions.

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Up to date on Mar 3, 2022  |  Initially Printed on Mar 1, 2022


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