The Wedge

A Laney College Net-Zero Tiny Home

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Who needs a truck?!

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Design & Construction | 0 comments

Now that The Wedge‘s tiny house predecessor , The Dandelion” has been sold and moved to its new home, we could move The Wedge into a better spot in Laney’s construction courtyard. Rather than wait until truck could be available, the intrepid Laney Team rose to the challenge and gracefully rolled The Wedge into its new position. Cheers to...

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Installing Windows

Posted by on Feb 16, 2016 in News | 0 comments

After a classroom presentation, which included hands on demonstration and checking out several videos, we were ready to tackle installing the windows in The Wedge. From how to install the sill pan to cutting the building wrap and folding up the top flap, we were carefully guided in the secrets for keeping out the enemy — water penetration!  ...

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Tying Down the Roof

Posted by on Oct 22, 2015 in Wall & Roof Framing | 0 comments

Our next project was framing the roof. Once that was complete, we received a lesson in the importance of tying the roof framing to the walls with structural metal clips. It’s easy to imagine how these will be in action when The Wedge is roaring down the highway on its way to the SMUD competition in Sacramento. It took many hands to install the clips...

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The Wedge Moves Outside

Posted by on Oct 10, 2015 in Design & Construction | 0 comments

With the walls framed, it’s time to move The Wedge outside to its next temporary home in the covered courtyard so we can continue construction. It will be parked next door to Laney’s previous Tiny House project, “The Dandelion“, which is receiving it’s finishing touches....

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