Wondering what materials we’ve been using for our build? Check ‘em out!
Foundation: 32-foot, double-axle, gooseneck trailer
Structure: Douglas fir timber frame with 2x4 stud walls between posts.
Front Door: $75 oddball douglas fir window from our local discount home center. We build the frame.
Patio Door: Jeld Wen, Double, out-swing French door.
Roofing: Standing seam, hidden-fastener, metal roof system with ventilated ridge cap from Best Buy Metals.
Siding: 1x8 rough cedar shiplap.
Insulation: 1”, 2”, and 4” rigid foam and Great Stuff gap spray foam.
Sheathing: 1/2” and 5/8” ZIP system (tape the seams and this eliminates the need for house wrap).
Ventilation: Lunos E2 pair of ERV fans (one in the bathroom and one in the bedroom).
Interior Wall Finish: 1x8 V-groove (tongue-and-groove) pine.
Flooring Underlayment: Felt flooring underlayment.
Coffee Maker: Bodum Kenya French press.
Bathtub: 67-gallon galvanized feeding trough as a tub (the 67-gallon tub is no longer available on Amazon, but the link should give you an idea of what it looks like).
Toilet: Nature’s Head Composting Toilet.
Shower Head: Low-Flow shower head.
Shower Curtain Rod: Aluminum double curved shower curtain rod.
Towel Rod & Toilet Paper Holder: Custom made with iron plumbing pipe and fittings, such as these.
Bathroom Sink: Ikea Lillangen 24x10-1/2”x5-1/2” porcelain sink.
THE LIVING ROOM
TV: TBD. Brian is not too happy about this!
Couch: Custom made fold-out couch to a bed with storage underneath with handmade cushions.
Water Heater: Propane, on-demand Precision Temp RV-550 NSP water heater.