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Container House Project

Collection by Ashley Wilkinson • Last updated 6 days ago

Ashley Wilkinson
Review: Bright's DIY Cupboard Kit - Small Scale Engineering

Review: Bright's DIY Cupboard Kit

Firstly, I should note that this is not a sponsored post. Bright's Hardware did not ask us to review their Bright's DIY Cupboard kit and we have not received co

Repainting a Wine Half-Barrel Table - Small Scale Engineering Barrel Table, Barrel Rings, Holiday Accommodation, Wooden Slats, Back To Work, Wine Making, Home Projects, Keg Table, House Projects

Repainting a Wine Half-Barrel Table

Kevin and I recently took a bit of a holiday and spent a week and a half socially distancing at self-catering holiday accommodation. If you've been wondering wh

Completing The Interior Concrete Floor - Small Scale Engineering Poured Concrete, Concrete Floor, Concrete Blocks, Big Building, Paving Slabs, Work Site, Resin Coating, Floor Finishes, Home Projects

Completing The Interior Concrete Floor

We had a fabulous weekend, thanks to a very special team of friends and family. We managed to finish pouring the interior concrete floor. The weather even playe

  Fiber Cement Board, Interior Cladding, Progress Report, Water Storage, Room Doors, Floor Finishes, Particle Board, Water Tank, Storage Solutions

Progress Report On Work Completed

It was difficult choosing a topic for today's blog post. We've been working on a few small things, but nothing really worth dedicating to a full blog post. Ther

Beginning a Succulent Garden - Small Scale Engineering Propogating Plants, Wholesale Nursery, Buy Plants, Plant Nursery, Olive Tree, Propagation, Succulents Garden, Fruit Trees, Home Projects

Beginning a Succulent Garden

Despite looming deadlines and a tonne of work to complete, we just had to take a break from concrete pouring, setting up of workshops, making staircases, etc et

Collecting Staircase Parts - Small Scale Engineering Types Of Welding, Metal Furniture, Home Projects, Container, How To Plan, Scale, Engineering, Collection, House

Collecting Staircase Parts

We're going up! In preparation for working on the fifth container, we have been collecting staircase parts. Our plan going forward is to get the guest room cont

Top Tip! How to Move Large Boards - Small Scale Engineering Fiber Cement Board, Particle Board, Home Projects, Scale, Engineering, Container, Boards, Tips, House

Top Tip! How to Move Large Boards

Have you ever had to move a full sheet of of chipboard (USA = particle board), OSB, fibre cement boards, or something similar? If you have, you will know that t

Workshop Setup Tips - Small Scale Engineering Access To Clean Water, Can Plan, Kitchen Installation, Thinking Outside The Box, Fire Extinguisher, Magazine Design, Cool Lighting, Home Projects, Cool Words

Workshop Setup Tips

Since we completed the North Container and we have a bit more living space, we've been spending our time shuffling everything around. The goal is to make a more

Container House Reveal: North Side Video - Small Scale Engineering Aluminium Sliding Doors, Wall Finishes, Shower Enclosure, Home Projects, Meant To Be, Cool Designs, Scale, Engineering, Container

Container House Reveal: North Side Video

If you have been following our blog you'll know that the container house reveal for the north side of our house was eminent. Well, here it is! This side is 99.9

Marble Tile Back Splash - Small Scale Engineering Marble Tiles, Fiber Cement Board, Interior Cladding, Adhesive Tiles, Tile Installation, Home Projects, Backsplash, Solid Wood

Marble Tile Back Splash

Thanks to a very generous donation, we have a couple of boxes of real marble tiles. That means we have the opportunity to install a marble tile back splash. Wha

Tips for Hanging Cupboard Doors - Small Scale Engineering Hinges For Cabinets, Cupboard Doors, Small Drill Press, Types Of Hinges, Best Inventions Ever, Concealed Hinges, Left And Right Handed, Wardrobe Doors, Built In Shelves

Tips for Hanging Cupboard Doors

Cupboard doors are one of the best inventions ever! And I would know. Currently, our clothes are being stored in a cupboard without doors, and dust is a huge p

Tiling The Shower Floor With Hexagonal Tiles - Small Scale Engineering Hexagon Tiles, Marble Tiles, Tiling, Wall Tiles, Plank Flooring, Wooden Flooring, Shower Floor, Tile Floor, Steel Edging

Tiling The Shower Floor With Hexagonal Tiles

Kevin could not wait to get to tiling the shower floor with the hexagonal tiles he spent so many hours cutting to size. Guess what we spent this past weekend do

Up-cycle Second Hand Broken Tiles - Small Scale Engineering Cheap Tiles, Small Tiles, Tile Saw, Hexagon Tiles, Thought Process, Shower Floor, Two Hands, Home Projects, Something To Do

Up-cycle Second Hand Broken Tiles

Not too long ago, Louis renovated a bathroom for one of Small Scale Engineering’s clients. The previous tiler used large, good quality ceramic tiles for this

North Container Finishing Touches - Small Scale Engineering Curtain Rails, Architrave, Light Building, Window Dressings, Cupboard Doors, Sound Proofing, Windows And Doors, Bedroom Wall

North Container Finishing Touches

Every day, the north container creeps ever closer to completion. Those finishing touches always take a little longer than you expect, but it is worth the extra

Fitting an Aluminium Sliding Door - Small Scale Engineering Aluminium Sliding Doors, Sliding Glass Door, Fibre Cement Cladding, Before Sunset, Small Patio, Home Projects, Scale, Engineering, Container

Fitting an Aluminium Sliding Door

This past weekend was a big day for The Container House Project. We spent a day fitting an aluminium sliding door for the north container. This sliding door wil

  Dado Rail, Macro Shots, Wall Finishes, Hessian, Wood Glue, Lounge Areas, Interior Walls, Brick Wall, Textured Walls

Hessian Wall Finish

A good couple of years ago, I found an article on the internet (don't ask me where), on a hessian wall finish. The article focused on a bathroom renovation and