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Tiny Book of Tiny Houses Hardcover – September 1, 1993
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The Tiny Book of Tiny Houses is 6 1/2" by 5 1/2", and has just ninety-five pages with big print. There are many photographs (a lot of these by the author), and many of the line drawings that Walker does so well. This book is NOT a plan book or a "how to "book. It is intended to inspire readers to build their own tiny dwellings, and to show (by example) how other people have gone about this rewarding task. Mr. Walker makes the point, and rightly so, that building a tiny house is easy enough that most people can do it.
Many of Walker's ddrawings show the furniture arrangements of the little houses. I found this feature of special interest. With tiny houses (or "Minicabins") thrifty use of space, through arrangement of what is IN that space, can make a large difference in comfort.
Walker presents seventeen mini marvels, ranging in size from 124 square feet (the "Frontier Cabin") to 26 square feet ("Poetry House", a converted privey!).Read more ›
It is a great "idea" book to give anyone looking to build a place to have a space of their own.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This had an interesting variety of tiny house. I really wish the picture were in color though. Didn't realize they were all black and white when I purchased it.Published 6 months ago by Kaleena Drake
Very tiny book...not what I had expected, but full of information.Published on August 17, 2014 by Dianne Sneed
Tiny is a very liberal understatement. This book is a little hard to read, but maybe that's mostly my eyesight. lolPublished on June 6, 2014 by Bert
I own this book and just couldn't give it up!
So I got another one to give away. He was very happy with this book.
This is a tiny book with big info on the tiny houses! It shows that it dosn't have to be huge to be 'fitting'.Published on June 24, 2013 by E A Corliss
This book shows some great historical tiny houses, their floor plans, and in most cases the story of how/why they were built. Read morePublished on July 21, 2012 by Jennifer
Be prepared for a quick read. Pictures and a brief history of each house is all you get.
The histories are interesting.