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Hello, I thought someone might be interested to see my tiny house build. I have been trying to document while I build. It is a 20 ft trailer that I bought in Oregon. ask questions if you have any. Ill be living in it full time once finished.
Im a carpenter and have had jobs before welding, so the building process is nothing new to me which is making it much easier. Today was day 3 of framing. No plans, just fitting in my budget buy windows ect.
If youre wondering why my loft / cantilever is over the back side it is because the trailer weight distribution.











 
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Hi Emilio! Thank you for sharing your awesome work with us on permies! It looks great, and I look forward to seeing more of your posts!
 
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Looks like you used a good starting point-3 axle trailer . Many attempt these on under engineered trailers. Nice job.
 
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wayne fajkus wrote:Looks like you used a good starting point-3 axle trailer . Many attemp these on under engineered trailers. Nice job.


I agree. The trailer is rated at 22k pounds so I am definitely in the clear there. I also used overkill 4x8 to cantilever the loft only 2 foot, but I have seen some very sketchy non-structural builds out there.
 
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Looks over built, but if it workks...
 
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John C Daley wrote:Looks over built, but f it workks...


Better than underbuilt right? I mean it's a 13.5 foot tall stick framed structure that has it withstand being transported. I haven't even gotten to the threaded rod that'll tie the to plates to the trailer, or the horizontal strapping
 
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Update. Framed and sheered
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Update from a week ago.
Got the roof framed and sheeted and papered.  

 
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