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Lots of Progress at New Site!

OM Build Tiny House Weekly Update:Progress at E. Johnson: More than a dozen volunteers at  our weekend workdays cleaned interior walls and prepped for painting and got the floor ready for sanding. Up top, the old chimney and vents have been removed to prepare for a new roof. Outside, the fence now completely encloses the back yard, so we can have secure storage of materials. Below, our Site committee makes plans for the next weekend workday.

Have materials you’d like to donate? Please check out our wish list. And a big thanks to our local Sherwin-Williams store for donating 25 gallons of interior paint!

Weekends at new site, weekdays at the shop: Weekday volunteer shifts are at the Argosy Court shop, finishing Houses 2 and 3 and building fixtures for the new shop, weekend workdays are at E. Johnson.

Weekday hours – Argosy Court:

Tuesday 7/1: 6:30-10pm Manager: Robert B
Wednesday 7/2: 3pm-7:00pm Manager: Pete C.
Thursday 7/3: 3pm-7pm Manager: Keith V

Weekend hours – E. Johnson:
Saturday, 7/5: Noon-5pm Manager: Brenda K
Sunday, 7/6: Noon-5pm Manager: Brenda K

Sign-up procedure: Click here to sign up for a shift. We work with volunteers at all skill levels, so don’t hesitate to volunteer simply because you lack construction experience. The most important qualification we look for is a willingness to learn, to take instructions from the Shop Manager and to follow all shop safety procedures.
Please come ready to work, dressed in work clothes that can get dirty or smeared with paint.


  1. Brian Upton says:

    I think that what OM is doing is awesome! I cannot volunteer, as I am recovering from a ruptured Achilles tendon. I would, however be interested in purchasing some, or all of the various plans for the TinyHomes. Why not, as a fund raiser for OM, make those plans available? For a price of course. Brianupton3@gmail.com

  2. joanne wolf says:

    How great of you all. What wonderful hearts you have. It brings tears to my eyes, and I hope others learn from you and try to do something similar. God Bless You all!

  3. madlyn mehlenbacher says:

    Thank you folks for helping others God bless all of you.wish other towns and cities would take a look at this and maybe do some thing like this around this country.

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