Expenses

Thanks to Ethan for the sensible idea of sharing an expense report of this grand adventure. All sources are listed in parentheses.
  • Small House Book, $29.95 (Tumbleweed)
  • The Humanure Handbook, $15.48 (Amazon)
  • DIY Housebuilding: The Complete Handbook, $5.24 used (Amazon)
  • Independent Builder, $16.44 used (Amazon)
  • Go House Go!, $19.95 (Portland Alternative Dwellings)
  • Turquoise glass front door knob & various hooks/knobs on sale, $50 (Anthropologie)
  • Enlarged plan copy & drafting paper, $19.28 (local company)
  • Tiny House Construction Guide, $34 (Tiny Home Builders)
  • Stainless steel kitchen fixtures on clearance, $80 (Ikea)
  • Carved teak stool/table, $50 (Carson Wood Furnishings)
  • Atwood Wedgewood 21″ stainless steel RV range, $285.12 (eBay)
  • Plan & e-book printing, $38
  • House Framing, $5.43 used (Amazon)
  • PJ C5 10,000 lb car trailer + delivery, $3619.60 (Fayette Trailers)
  • Loose wool insulation, $949.90 (Oregon Shepherd)
  • Windows, housewrap, roof, table saw, $2656.85 (Home Depot)
  • Lumber, plywood, exterior trim, $1192.56 (Tague Lumber)
  • 4 6-ton jack stands, $85.84 (Harbor Freight)
  • Truck rental, $21.38 (Home Depot)
  • Caulk gun, construction adhesive, 12 galvanized nuts, locking washers, and 1/2″x5″ carriage bolts, $60.02 (Home Depot)
  • 6 more galvanized nuts/washers/carriage bolts, $10 (local hardware store)
  • Self-sealing 4″ flashing x100 ft., $40 (local construction supplier)
  • Self-sealing 4″ flashing x60 ft., $20 (Lowe’s)
  • 30# Roofing felt, 2 rolls 20″ aluminum flashing, 6 mil plastic, 3.5″ & 2″ deck screws (5 lbs), $193.19 (Lowe’s)
  • 18 galvanized 3/8″x4″ lag screws & washers, 8 heavy 6″ galvanized straps, $52.58 (Home Depot)

Running total: $9550.81

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