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Adam Freedgood
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We Answer BuzzFeed's 41 Questions: "Dear 'Tiny House Hunters' people..."
We Answer Every Single One of BuzzFeed's "41 questions for 'Tiny House Hunters' People..."   It's a cold, rainy Sunday, so why not? 1. What actually qualifies, in your mind, as a “tiny house”? There are three criteria: 1) a place you can own outright withou...

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As Seen on HGTV...and now Netflix
Check out video of our tiny off-grid cabin as seen on HGTV's Tiny House Hunters on the pilot (Episode 1, Season 1) If you haven't experienced the pure drama and anticipation of us newlyweds squaring off over a composting vs. flushing toilet, now is your cha...

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Tiny House Spiral Staircase: Done!
Alternating tread spiral staircase after 1 night + 1 day build time "Spiral staircase" was a dream feature for our tiny cabin. But is it possible? A standard spiral staircase has a diameter of about six feet making it a bad fit for this tiny space. Lots of ...

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Ceiling Planks
"Faux Reclaimed" planks cover the OSB sheathing on the Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) roof Sourced from the Shohola Sawmill  on Hwy 6 between Hawley & Milford PA.  Reclaimed wood is overrated. It fetches a hefty price premium in the northeast due to the m...

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Major Kitchen Progress
The most important room in the house has come a long way in the past couple months We hustled to get the most important room in the house in order, just in time to host a BBQ and camping weekend for 40 guests. Our kitchen-building learnings include: Plumbin...

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Creatures of Equinunk
Ranging from two to eight legs, these are just some of the creature sightings we are treated to.  Stay tuned...the game camera is in position to capture more of what goes on after hours. 

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Spring is for finishing the house!
May 2015 - Kitchen Progress Huge thanks to Alex of Tiny House Talk for the wonderful writeup on our home and this blog. We're getting a lot of welcome encouragement from the tiny house community. Keep reaching out, commenting and following our progress. We ...

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Snowed in
When the northeast has one of the coldest, snowiest winters on record, it's best to take a break from the interior finishing schedule to enjoy the peaceful quiet created by over three feet of snow cover. Work on the house slowed to a crawl between December ...

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Historical Aerial Photos
This weekend we tracked down some aerial photos from USGS Earth Explorer . Here's a snapshot of how the land looked 50 years ago, 30 years ago and today. The property edges are clearly visible because of the mature tree plantings. Dense evergreen growth mar...

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About Us
Adam and Karen's 280 square foot cabin in Equinunk, PA. Our house is 100% solar-powered, off-the-grid. The home has all the technology and conveniences of a full-sized home but will use less than 1,800 kilowatt hours of electricity per year; one sixth of th...
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