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Treehouses and Funky Shelter: Exploring the Work and Workshops of Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen• 32 min
Today’s episode is with fan favorite Derek "Deek" Diedricksen. Deek has been on the show several times, but I invited him back because it is the 10th anniversary of his super fun and unique signature tiny house building workshop, called Tiny House Summer Camp. In this interview, we'll talk about Deek’s hands on approach to workshops and how he structures these events so you can get your hands on power tools and build, to really get a sense of what it's like to build a small home. It wouldn't be an interview with Deek without lots of fun stories. We talk about how he has built small homes on public land that are completely hidden from view, how to start small, and other workshops and writing projects he has on his plate. Deek is always cooking up lots of interesting things, tune into this really fun conversation. In This Episode: Workshop Reflections 🎉 Celebrating 10 years of Tiny House Summer Camp workshops Woodworking Tips 🪚 Start small and gain experience Importance of Patience in Woodworking ⌛️ The importance of patience, taking time, and selecting the right toolsTiny House Summer Camp Workshop 🏡 Insight into the hands-on Tiny House Summer Camp workshop Building Outside the Box: Unique Creations 🏗️ The focus on making building and construction projects stand out from others in the fieldHands-On Learning vs. Traditional Presentations 👐 Effectiveness of hands-on learning versus traditional talk-based presentationsEclectic Band and New Album 🎶 The band, their upcoming album, the eclectic nature of their music, and their influences Workshops and Events 🌲 Live hands on workshops in Vermont and CaliforniaThis Week's Sponsor: FOTILE: FOTILE’s new two in one in-sink dishwasher is bringing convenience back into your tiny lifestyle. It's a dishwasher built into a sink and perfect for tiny house living. The efficient design saves cabinet space and fits perfectly into a standard 36 inch cabinet base, making it ideal for tiny homes. But it's not just about saving space, it is also about saving time and water with a quick 20 minute wash cycle, saving nearly 50% of the water a regular dishwasher would consume. FOTILE is offering Tiny House Lifestyle Podcast listeners a special extended five year limited warranty. Visit us.fotileglobal.com/thlp to learn more and purchase your FOTILE two in one in-sink dishwasher today. Disclaimer: 5-Year warranty is exclusive for THLP listeners. To register, customer must register their product warranty on FOTILE website, and enter "thlp" as purchase channel to be eligible. Support the showListen. Subscribe. Rate. Review. Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Podcasts More... Follow Ethan. Mastodon (my favorite!) Instagram Pinterest Facebook Want to say 'thank you' for the show? Buy me a coffee!
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