the RavenHouse Original and the Original + bathroom


The Original Analog Oasis 

Best value: This download includes both versions of the Ravenhouse Original (with and without bathroom), in both imperial & metric dimensioning: you will receive 3 sets of drawings with your purchase.

-Fully insulated

-Can be built on any type of foundation: piers, slab-on-grade, crawl-space, full basement

-Overall footprint, including the screened sleeping porch & open decks: 30’ x 28’

-Interior floor area: 501 sq ft/ Screened sleeping porch: 120 sq ft

-Two lofts

-Galley kitchen 

These are the blueprints for our original RavenHouse, featured widely in a variety of online articles, and in print, including the books Cabin Porn: Inside  and Tiny House: Live Small, Dream Big.

This design came about as a collection of ideas filed away over the years that I’d been wanting to try; as a carpenter, I wanted to build it alone, to enjoy the freedom to maintain my own pace and really enjoy the creative process.
I drew up the plans always thinking about the most straightforward, easy to build methods. 
I built the original - working alone - in 4 months; more hands should make the process even quicker.

The Original’s drawing set includes all four elevation views, two section views, plan views, and framing details.
The + bathroom version includes the original structural drawings in Imperial measurements, and both Imperial and metric dimensioned versions of the +bathroom plans. Also included in the + bathroom version is a suggested kitchen layout and the window and doors schedule of recommended sizes, and 
a list of required structural materials.

Required skills: this design requires at least basic carpentry skills to execute; these are construction plans, not step-by-step instructions.

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