A new highlight has been added to Deek’s next workshop.
“In addition to all the speakers, the collective building project, the camping, the tiny cabin touring, AND MORE- on Sunday, as the workshop’s third day wraps up, we’ll all head out to visit THE FIRST-BUILT TUMBLEWEED TINY HOUSE in Boston….which you’ll love. This is the very first one that Jay Shafer built in Iowa, and lived in- what a great little place.”
Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen is doing another workshop!
“YES, we’re having a THIRD “Tiny House/Building Workshop”, this time in Massachusetts, 10 miles outside Boston- with possible camping options available, AND your chance to stay in a few of my own micro cabins and shelters- ones that have been featured in the NY Times, Boston Globe, PBS, Apartment Therapy, The UK Daily News, Seattle Times, and beyond….. NOV 2nd to the 4th. Fri-Sat- about 25+ total hours of classroom, touring, networking, and building time. -Yes, we’ll have coffee on hand! -A pizza party, MANY guest speakers, and more- its all explained below… Rain or Shine….”
“The tiny house movement is getting pretty big. Tiny houses are 300 square feet or less and are used as vacation homes, guest cabins, offices and even as primary residences.The appeal is that they’re cheaper to build and maintain. A rising star in the tiny house scene is Derek Diedricksen, a 35 year-old rock drummer and father of two. Diedricksen lives in Stoughton, Mass. and produces a popular web video series called Tiny Yellow House, which has been described as “Wayne’s World” meets “This Old House.”Earlier this month, 20 people from around the country gathered on his property in northern Vermont for Tiny House Summer Camp and built a couple of tiny houses in the woods.”
Worried about building inspectors? Hide your house in the bushes! (just kidding – well sort of)
“Back on “hiding one’s tiny house”, this approach might come in handy when you’re trying to evade building inspectors, snooping neighbors, and those who might blow the whistle on your simple, little, unpermitted, hut- not that I….ahem….would recommend such an illegal course of action….”
Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen is getting some exposure on Yahoo this weekend. The story covers the DIY aspect of tiny house construction and not so much the tiny house part – but always nice to see good tiny house related press. Nice to see Deek coming out of his shell too… hah… just kidding.
Tiny houses are getting some press coverage on Vermont Public Radio.
“Derek Diedricksen is a 35 year-old tiny house evangelist who lives outside of Boston. On a recent weekend in July about 20 people from around the country gathered on his property for Tiny House Summer Camp, a four-day intensive course on how to build a house of your own.”
Last weekend a story came out on NPR about the tiny house movement and featured Peter King and my friend Derek “Deek” Diedricksen. Be sure to take a listen if you missed it. Below is the video of Peter King referenced in the NPR Story.
Derek “Deek” Diedricksen is starting to put together a regular television-like online show focused on tiny houses. The first episode features his tiny Hickshaw. You can learn more about Deek and this house at his blog, RelaxShax.
There’s a new book out on tiny houses called Humble Homes, Simple Shacks, Cozy Cottages, Ramshackle Retreats, Funky Forts (And Whatever The Heck Else We Could Squeeze In Here!). It’s the creation of Derek Diedricksen.