The path to the Little Shack
For more than 10 years we have been building good, solid farm buildings
And we have learned a new improvement on each of the 300 plus sheds we have built.
In the last five years we have received many more enquiries from people wanting to live in a shed/house - we had to give it a try.
Let's go to Dargaville Fieldays and try our idea out with the experts! We received very positive feedback on our mockup.
Rhoadsey & Colleen said turn this around, more doors, another carport and lets do it. As usual a great job, neat customers, our baby takes shape. And she looked great. "Awesome" Colleen said, on more than one occasion too.
We were working the poles in with the concrete floor frames. The raking ceilings. It still need to get simpler. What if we get the same roof up and bolt a prefabricated ply hut to the poles? Now we're talking!
The first model Ply Hut Home started to take shape on paper in late 2010.
We built the huts, deck & roof slabs in our polyhouse workshop. Assembling over a weekend and sorting out ways to tackle a new method took a good crew. We were lucky to have their help and now, again, we are ready to see what the punters say.
7 out of 10, I feel. Some very impressed lookers and others who can tell our style: poles & ply,with a barn style look.
We came up with some big sliding doors which made the outdoorsie part more livable and lockable. It seems getting the price down a bit would give us a lot more support. We know the style has to work in with a simple method of construction.
We have picked up a heck of a lot of gains by now. Now, let's design the lowest price dwelling option we can!
Our first Little Shack shows off this new style
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