June 4, 2016 –
Only 30 minutes from downtown: about 8 miles East of CO Springs off Highway 94. Take Platte East all way to Highway 94 and turn East, go about 8 miles, Loflin Road is 3rd Road on left past Curtis.
9:00 - 9:10 AM: Meet at Intersection of Hwy 94 & Loflin Rd. Loflin is the 3rd Road on Left after pass Curtis Road going E on Hwy 94. It is a very rough private sand/MUD IF WET "road". You can drive it carefully WHEN CONDITIONS ARE DRY, or we can shuttle you to site if you do not want to brave the road. IF IT IS RAINING OR HAS RAINED WITHIN LAST 24 HOURS THE EVENT WILL BE CANCELLED.
9:10 - 9:20: Shuttling and driving to worksite near end of Loflin Road
LATE ARRIVERS: CALL CRAIG AT NIEN - SVN - ZRO - TOO- SXI- ZRO- SVN - TOO - ONE - ATE. We will send someone up to intersection to greet you
9:20 - 10:30: Meetup/Tour/Discussion. Meet each other, and look at "Tiny House Under Construction That Will Use Nothing But Renewable Energy". We can show you our "traditional" (if anything about Tiny Houses can be called traditional) DIY Tiny House under construction, using passive solar and wood heat (including a radiant floor), wood and solar heated hot water, and off-grid solar PV for electricity. We can also discuss our modified RV, and our son Eric's project to make a Tiny House from a 25' box trailer. Three different ways to do "Tiny Living".
10:30 - 10:45: For those who wish to stay only -- Safety briefing and paperwork.
10:45 - 5:00: For those who wish to stay & help and/or learn, and to keep making friends one-on-one, stay for as long as you wish to stay (lunch provided BUT ONLY IF you have RSVP'd no later than Friday at 5 PM AND TELL US YOU WILL BE STAYING FOR LUNCH). You can bring own tools if you have them. We have plenty of hard hats, safety glasses, and work gloves, but not many duplicates of tools. You may choose to stay even if you only wish to observe, & learn more about the build process.