Tiny House Resources

Tiny House Resources

Tiny House Resources

There’s so much you can learn about tiny homes. We are grateful to have found the tiny home industry filled with amazing people willing to share their knowledge on living small, building tiny, and going tiny.

You will get 941,000,000 results if you search for “tiny homes“. According to them, nearly 2 million people search for tiny houses each month in the west United States. It’s big business and it’s growing. It’s a great thing. However, it can also be confusing and complicated. We thought it would be easier to share some of our favorite websites and experts about tiny houses. These links are to individual websites and we are not compensated by them. They have all rights to the content. Some are competitors. Some blogs. Some of these are news agencies, while others are simply people who have an interesting perspective on tiny homes. Take a look at some of the tiny house resources we put together for you.


This blog is hosted by some very nice people. You can take a look around to see what they’re up to and other entries, including those by other tiny homemakers. There’s plenty to see and lots of new stuff is coming online all the time, including events and conferences for tiny home communities. You should visit this one place often.


These men are our heroes! The ThinHaus steel frame was born from their experience and watching. We love some of the things they do, and we do not think we can do as well. But if you are looking for great steel framing, and to be exposed to other types of small houses, this is the place.


Ahna & James Brownlee, Podlife, fly the tiny house flag in southern hemisphere. They provide versatile Pods that can be used to create space in your family, home, or business. Are you not a New Zealander but still interested in Podlife? You don’t have to be! You don’t have to worry!


Ethan Waldman may be the only person who knows more about tiny homes than anyone else, and he or she will certainly share their knowledge more freely and educationally. Ethan Waldman’s experience in building tiny houses and living it should be a highlight of your web explorations.

Shou Sugi Ban

Sometimes the smallest things make the most impact. The craftsmen at ThinHaus have spent many hours learning Shou Sugi Ban (flamedwood) from Japan. We share this passion with all ThinHaus customers. It is a difficult task to do DIY as it requires specialized tools, a dedicated space for construction and exceptional safety precautions. This is a true “don’t try this at home” type of practice. These results are amazing and this website is an excellent introduction to the art.


Although our marketing people go nuts when we share information on other tiny house builders with you, let’s face it, if you’re looking for tiny house builders, then you probably already know about Tumbleweed. They’re the real deal, and they offer lots of interesting stuff. You must “play” against them if you want to be a part of the big league of tiny house builders.

Tiny Home Industry Association

There are many tiny house associations. They all have something to offer. It would be a good idea to look into them and find out what they have to offer. Joining one or more of these organizations is a great idea if you think you will be living small in the future. We find the THIA a great place to begin and their knowledge and approach to be comprehensive and easy to comprehend.

Jamaica Cottage Shop

This website is more creative, innovative, and fun than most. It focuses on all things small and shed-like. These ideas will take you to many new places and help you return home with a more beautiful, creative living space. They have been building small for quite some time and that shows. We love their style and are big fans.

Tiny House Blog

Kent Griswold is another person you should get to know. Kent Griswold is a great guy who knows a lot of things and will share it with anyone who asks. The Tiny House Magazine app is insanely useful and well worth the money. Find out about tiny houses and tiny house living, as well as other topics that may interest you. You can return to this site often and make sure you download the magazine.

In future blogs, there are many more people and sites I can tell you about. There are many professionals that bring their passion and knowledge to this corner of the globe, including architects, engineers and interior designers. These professionals are just a few of the many that this new industry offers.

For more data and building details concerning ThinHaus, email to: engineering@thinhaus.com and we’ll share the specifications and techniques that we use to build our industry leading homes.



We couldn’t agree with you more. There are many great resources available online to assist you in your small home building journey. Every person has something to offer, and may be a bit more in your vein. It’s not easy to make the tiny home industry unique.

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