Build a Tiny House courses 2018


We mentioned last year that the marvellous tiny house building courses at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) in Machynlleth, Powys, Wales, were already selling fast for 2018 but there is still some availabilty for courses later in the year. Run by Carwyn Lloyd Jones who made the Dragon's Eye retreat above, here are the dates:

May 21-24
June 1-4
July 13-16
August 3-6
August 31-September 3
October 1-4, 23-26
November 26-29

Courses start at 9.30am and end at 5pm on the last day. Fees (including full board) are £600 with reductions for low waged/concessions. And here's what you'll learn

• how to build the floor and walls of a simple timber frame tiny house, 6ft x 10ft
• all about cladding and insulating walls
• tool safety
• advantages of different roof shapes
• how to install windows and fix the structure to a trailer
• the whys and wherefores of compost toilets, renewable energy and a stove
• basic plumbing

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