Welcome. You're probably here wondering how to build a floating house? Well you have come to the right place. Come find out how to build a tiny floating house as well as many other fascinating things.
There are opportunities in everyday life to learn about and study houseboats. House boats appear in many worlds, walks of life and cultures. Man's want to live on the sea apparently has no bounds. And can also be a bountiful way of living.
In this post i am bringing together average people with the common dream of living and building a houseboat. Exciting huh?
Let me pose the question: do you ever dream about leaving the trappings of everyday life behind?
Finding shantyboat plans can be hard, but they do exist. House boat plans can be hard to find because the fun of building a houseboat is the nature of it, that it's unique!
If you can build a tiny house, you can build a one that floats surely?
This tiny floating home has all the essentials
Naturally, some people just want to search “houseboats for sale” and buy a trailerable houseboat already built. Thats ok , but nothing beats the pride you have when it is fully self built. To your specifications.
So if you have to build a boat, why not make it a tiny home too... there is not much difference but so much more opportunity. It's also not that hard. Houseboat building does not stop there, there is also the interior to design and decorate.
As with anything, it takes patience and dedication. Most importantly ... time.
With modern epoxy and plywood being at everyone's disposal, all it takes is time to make something that will last generations.
Chris Carr’s Darwin is an endearing example of pride, as well as love put into a design. Labours of love when it comes to houseboat building are not a rare occurrence. Check out the full article for more
Houseboats can be built without plans. Especially if you decide to go large, so there are less of them about and therefore, you need to get involved.
The result is an envious display of plywood and modern technology that can create something fantastic. This section built colossus is the talk of the water ways. The pontoons are built in sections. This method of building is certainly worth a second of your time.
It is also a brilliant way to get the whole family involved and teach the kids a thing or two about DIY and construction. That and the extra hands help when lifting and fetching.
I am dreaming of building a tiny home houseboat with pontoons and a hull. This will not be easy by any mean feat, A small houseboat can be just as finicky as a larger model.
One of the nicest tiny homes we have found is the millie hill it looks super cute and the owners and creators are great people.
If the answer is yes then this blog is for you. And why not? People have been fascinated with boat building, especially building their own boats, since the dawn of time. Probably one of the first fights Adam and Eve had was because he wanted to build a boat. It’s a primal instinct really. I think […]
There are opportunities in everyday life to learn about and study houseboats. House boats appear in many worlds, walks of life and cultures. Man's want to live on the sea apparently has no bounds. And can also be a bountiful way of living. In this post i am bringing together average people with the common […]
Recently, I caught the bug to live on a houseboat. Actually, I’ve been having houseboat dreams since I was 18. When I was going to junior college, back in the 60’s, I used to drive right past the place that manufactured the “Surfside–6” houseboats. I would often stop (like every day) and observe through the […]
Recently I came upon some great new videos. The first one is a boat in England. Its called the Bauhaus Barge and it’s a “solar-powered houseboat. It doesn’t run like the wind, but it is powered by the sun! This barge is the very latest when it comes to solar powered boats. It doesn’t even have gas or other energy onboard. […]
Electric Boat History Moritz Jacobi 1838 Professor Moritz Jacobi developed a 24’ electric boat for the Czar of Russia and carried 14 passengers down the Neva river at a speed of 3 mph. Born in Potsdam, Prussia, the German physicist and University lecturer was instrumental in the development of electroplating and electrotyping. Anthony Reckenzaun 1882 First electric boat record […]